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New public art In Encinitas

New public artwork In Encinitas

The Metropolis of Encinitas funded a public artwork mission to create 53 mosaic panels for everlasting set up on the redesigned Santa Fe Drive undercrossing as a part of the Caltrans and SANDAG Construct NCC mission. The mosaics have been created by Encinitas highschool and school college students and grownup artists. artists submitted functions that have been evaluated by the Fee for the Arts and accredited by the Metropolis Council.

The brand new public artwork set up displays the tradition of the 5 communities of Encinitas. With the theme “Encinitas Up Shut,” the mosaics depict native natural world, together with individuals, summary or representational in kind, and are dynamic and distinguishable from a distance.

The mosaic panels, 3’ x 5’ in dimension, have been designed for the north and south partitions of the bike and pedestrian lanes to boost the use by the general public. Frames for the mosaics have been inset into the undercrossing partitions to provide the sense of an out of doors artwork exhibition.

“Wise Tilted Tikis”

“Sensible Tilted Tikis” by artists Fred, Yvette and Marty Hamud, a part of the brand new public artwork set up on the redesigned Santa Fe Drive undercrossing.

(Jim Gilliam)

“These customized, particular person mosaics are a improbable addition within the Metropolis of Encinitas. We’re blessed with creative expertise and keenness, and having the ability to harness that creativity into these massive shows alongside a brand new pedestrian and bike path is unbelievable to see,“ mentioned Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear. For extra info, go to:

In July 2020, Caltrans and SANDAG accomplished building on new bicycle and pedestrian paths beneath Interstate 5 (I-5) at Santa Fe Drive and Encinitas Boulevard within the Metropolis of Encinitas as a part of Construct NCC. New ADA-compliant sidewalks and devoted bicycle lanes, separated from site visitors by concrete boundaries, now line each the north and south sides of every road.

The completion of this mission is a part of a complete set of Construct NCC tasks that features restoring the San Elijo Lagoon, changing the San Elijo Lagoon freeway bridge, developing one new Carpool/Excessive Occupancy Automobile (HOV) Lane in every course on I-5 between Manchester Avenue in Encinitas and Palomar Airport Highway in Carlsbad, developing sound partitions, and constructing the 7-mile North Coast Bike Path. For extra info on Construct NCC, go to: — Metropolis of Encinitas information launch



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