Hartford Citizens Call For Highway Removal

An elevated section of 1-84 cut right through downtown Hartford. As repair plans are put in place, citizens are calling for the stretch of highway to be torn down instead.
June 24, 2009, 11am PDT | Liyuan Huang
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"In early 2007, a group of citizens rose and said, emphatically, no. We do not want $100 million in taxpayer money spent to prop up this mistake for another 20 or 40 years. We would like our city back, thank you. They understood that the unfortunate placement of the highway had cut the city in half, creating a barricade that separates the North End and Asylum Hill from the Capitol area and downtown."

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Published on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 in SF.STREETSBLOG.org
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