Roads vs. rising sea levels

Even according to conservative climate models, rising seas will make the road to Port Fourchon, La., a major artery to Gulf of Mexico refineries, largely unusable by the end of the century. A plan to raise 19 miles of the highway has stalled with 10 miles completed. Read related article.

Rising seas will make the road to Port Fourchon, La., largely unusable by the end of the century.
Sources: Louisiana Department of Transportation, Clean Air-Cool Planet. | Gene Thorp/The Washington Post. Published on March 18, 2012, 6:42 p.m.
 
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