Don't Let Construction Cripple Seattle!
110,000 cars commute on the Alaska Way Viaduct each day. When they close it for a decade of construction, where are all these commuters going to go? If you are one of them, you can expect to add two hours to your commute time each way. Will you keep your cross-town job? Will employers be able to retain valuable employees like you?
What is the real cost to Seattle when it's waterfront is closed for ten years of construction? The indirect losses to the local economy could be staggering. Seattle has already earned a reputation for having one of the worst traffic messes in the country. Let's not go for a world record.