Fixing A Mistake On The Seattle Waterfront

The City of Seattle and the Washington state DOT have chosen to replace an aging 50's-era elevated freeway with a tunnel.
December 8, 2004, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The Alaskan Way Viaduct, built on the downtown Seattle waterfront in the 1950's, has been considered an eyesore by many locals for decades. Structural damage from an earthquake in 2001 provided an opportunity to tear it down. The city and state have chosen a tunnel as their prefered alternative for replacing the facility, which would maintain mobility in the region while creating a vibrant new downtown waterfront.

Thanks to David Shelton

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Published on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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