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A Southern California Landmark Getting a Facelift

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The Santa Monica Pier is three days into a one year, $8.5 million renovation. The project will replace pilings, install a new trestle bridge and restore the timber decking to return the pier into a true boardwalk.

The construction shuts down on weekends, but that hasn't completely assuaged the concerns of businesses on the pier that the project with all the noise, dust and heavy equipment will chase the crowds away.

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