Baseball field on Italian Riviera facing demolition, safe for now

ALBISSOLA MARINA -  TheMinistry of Transport and Infrastructure has blocked a project that would turnthe baseball field in Albissola Marina, a beach town along the ItalianRiviera, into a parking lot. 

According to the city's project proposal, portions of theland would also be used as an RV park and trash dump.

The project received the green light from city hall, butfound a road block put up by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, anentity that would be responsible for the financing of one-million euros ($ 1,305,000 USD) for the project.

The local team, the Albisole Cubs, can temporarily breathe asigh of relief until a final decision is made on the matter.