Construction workers work on raising the height of the street and sidewalks in front of the Miami Beach Publix on 20th Street and Bay Road back in 2015. The city of Miami Beach raised the roads and sidewalks in Sunset Harbour as part of its plan to safeguard the city from sea-level rise. The next phase of drainage improvements will likely begin later this year in the West Avenue neighborhood.
Construction workers work on raising the height of the street and sidewalks in front of the Miami Beach Publix on 20th Street and Bay Road back in 2015. The city of Miami Beach raised the roads and sidewalks in Sunset Harbour as part of its plan to safeguard the city from sea-level rise. The next phase of drainage improvements will likely begin later this year in the West Avenue neighborhood. Emily Michot Miami Herald file
Construction workers work on raising the height of the street and sidewalks in front of the Miami Beach Publix on 20th Street and Bay Road back in 2015. The city of Miami Beach raised the roads and sidewalks in Sunset Harbour as part of its plan to safeguard the city from sea-level rise. The next phase of drainage improvements will likely begin later this year in the West Avenue neighborhood. Emily Michot Miami Herald file

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