Seattle's 'big dig'
Seattle has a roadway called the Alaskan Way Viaduct that is in really bad
shape (it is likely to collapse in the next semi-major earthquake). There
are plans underway to replace it. The plan at the forefront is to send it
through a tunnel for 12 blocks. There would still be a bridge before it
dives back into another tunnel. Obviously this isn't ideal, especially for
those of us who want to get cars off our roads. Here is an article in
Seattle's weekly alternative newspaper (The Stranger) about a better