Construction of Build NCC, the first package of projects being constructed as part of the 40-year North Coast Corridor (NCC) Program, began in 2017 and will continue through 2023. Below is a detailed list of each project’s schedule and budget. Build NCC is estimated to cost approximately $869 million with funding available from a combination of federal, state, and regional TransNet revenue sources.

Highway Projects 

San Elijo Lagoon Highway Bridge Replacement 
Construction Completion: 2022   

Manchester Ave. Multi-Use Facility 
Construction Completion: 2022   

Devonshire Dr. Privacy Wall 
Construction Completed: 2019   

Encinitas and Carlsbad Sound Walls 
Construction Begins: 2020   

One Carpool/High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane in each direction from Manchester Ave. to Palomar Airport Rd. 
Construction Completion: 2022 

One Carpool/HOV lane in each direction from Palomar Airport Rd. to State Route 78 
Construction Begins: 2021   

Budget: $646 million

Rail Projects

San Elijo Lagoon Double Track Project
Construction Completed: May 2019

Chesterfield Drive Rail Crossing Improvement Project
Construction Completion: January 2019

Budget: $85 million

Environmental Enhancements Projects 

San Elijo Lagoon Restoration 
Construction Completion: 2022

Budget: $80 million

Bike, Pedestrian and Community Enhancements 

Projects Schedule:
North Coast Bike Trail (includes San Elijo Lagoon Highway Bike/Pedestrian Suspension Bridge)
Construction Completion: Spring 2022

Santa Fe Dr. Interchange Bike/Pedestrian Upgrades
Construction Completion: Early 2020

Encinitas Blvd. Interchange Bike/Pedestrian Upgrades
Construction Completion: Early 2020 

Encinitas Coastal Rail Trail
Construction Completed: May 2019

Budget: $27 million