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Tree removals necessary due to damaging problems


Last updated 2/28/2013 at Noon

Big changes have occurred on Main Ave. in downtown Fallbrook. Two huge ficus trees are gone. Many are upset seeing these icons of our town go, but it is for the better.

As most will realize, the root system of those trees has caused a lot of damage over the years. Approximately 10 years ago San Diego County DPW came and replaced the sidewalk in both locations. The site at Alvarado and Main had erupted again, despite root pruning. At the other site the tree roots swelled and continued to grow into the sewer lines causing repeated plumbing problems.

At another level, the cost of pruning tho...

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