After a day-long hearing attended by a crowd estimated to be in the thousands, the state agency that regulates coastal development Wednesday voted down plans for a 16-mile extension of the toll highway system in Orange County.

The proposed Foothill South extension would link Orange County toll roads operated by the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency with Interstate 5 near the Orange County-San Diego border.

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