Next week the final and most important section of the most important new
highway in San Diego goes to the Coastal Commission for final approvals.
And the road ahead is rockier than ever for state Route 56.
It's taken 20 years to cobble funding from dozens of sources, to approve an
environmentally sound route, and a get a public vote.
Those of us who worked so hard with our public officials to do the right
thing on Route 56 knew that with the number of agencies, commun