An example of how Seattle slowly struggles with its own complex problems (via A Man With A Ph.D.)

The Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle is a perfect example of crucial investment in infrastructure that needs to be made across the country. We take this infrastructure for granted, despite the fact that the investment was made a generation ago. Check out the earthquake simulation video, frightening. I used to live in Seattle, a city that has always struggled with traffic.

An example of how Seattle slowly struggles with its own complex problems by Chas Redmond Views: Is viaduct fix politically impossible? [Via All Today's News – Sightline Daily] If Seattle isn’t serious about replacing the quake-damaged Alaskan Way viaduct, how serious should the rest of Washington be about it? Next year will bring the 10th anniversary of the Nisqually earthquake and the 10th anniversary of the engineering report that the viaduct had to be rebuilt or replaced – lest it collapse in the next big shake. De … Read More

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