West Coast's Backbone Crumbling

Deterioration of the West Coast's most travelled highway -- Interstate 5 -- could lead to disaster.
July 5, 2004, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Detours and disruptions on Interstate 5 are becoming increasingly common and costly. A vital commercial artery that crosses three states and links three countries, Interstate 5 is outdated, worn out and overwhelmed with traffic along much of its 1,381-mile length... Transportation planners say congestion drives up shipping costs and consumer prices and discourages tourism, putting a drag on the economies of California, Oregon and Washington."

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Published on Monday, July 5, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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