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Re: [LAR] 6th Street Bridge project scoping meetings

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  • Richard Risemberg
    ... Joe-- You gotta be kidding. The 6th St. Bridge is the finest bridge on the river. And increased capacity will just mean more congestion on both ends of
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 1, 2007
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      On Jul 31, 2007, at 10:12 AM, Joseph Linton wrote:

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      > River folks -
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      > LA City’s Bureau of Engineering is hosting two meetings for the
      > city of LA’s planned retrofit/replacement of the 1932 6th Street
      > Viaduct. The project would cost upwards of 300 million dollars and
      > would remove the bridge from service for 3 years. The project team
      > appears to favor tearing out this historic bridge, and replacing it
      > with a contemporary bridge with a much wider roadway to support
      > lots of cars driving lots faster. (OK – I am not without my biases
      > in describing this project – come and hear for yourself.)
      >
      Joe--

      You gotta be kidding. The 6th St. Bridge is the finest bridge on the
      river. And increased capacity will just mean more congestion on both
      ends of the bridge. Not that it's exactly that much of a bottleneck
      now.

      Rick

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      Richard Risemberg
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