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Could San Marco flooding be solved by 2024? A $20 million grant will help.

San Marco Boulevard in Cordova
Dan Scanlan
San Marco Boulevard after Tropical Storm Nicole.

San Marco is known for its historic homes, eclectic shopping and dining, riverfront views and street flooding.

The part about flooding is something residents and business owners would like to put behind them.

The city has been working for years on a big-ticket project that will build a new pump station on LaSalle Street and overhaul the surrounding drainage system.

The state Department of Environmental Protection recently awarded a $20 million grant for the project, bringing the total cost of the work to $64 million.

Read the rest of this story at the Florida Times-Union, a WJCT News partner.