Changing climate is buckling concrete, flooding roads. States move slowly to keep up

Water flanks both sides of Prime Hook Road as it leads to homes along Prime Hook Beach, Del., on Sept. 1.
Ian Duncan
The Washington Post

Slaughter Beach, Del. — Road flooding has become more common in the 45 years that Kathy Lock has owned a home in this beach community on the Delaware Bay. A marsh rises five or six times a year to swallow one of the two routes into town - the one used by school buses.

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