Port Commission Finds Fixes to Seawall Will Cost $5 Billion

Fixes to seawall will cost $5 billion, Port Commission says

Apr 12, 2016, 6:49am PDT

Fixes to San Francisco’s northern seawall could cost as much at $5 billion, a new report from the Port Commission has found, and should be put in place over the next 10 years to protect the entire seafront from earthquakes and the Bay.

The report released Monday recommends seismic retrofitting that could cost up to $3 billion, as well as raising the wall to protect the city from rising sea levels, which could cost as much as $2 billion.

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