Mayor Greg Nickels says challenger Michael McGinn's desire to tear down the Alaskan Way Viaduct and disperse traffic on surface streets would cost the city just as much as replacing it with a tunnel -- $930 million.Howie P.S.: I believe Joe Mallahan agrees with Clibborn on this.
McGinn disagrees, and says with so much money on the line Seattle voters should have a chance to vote on the tunnel option.
For Clibborn, the debate is over.
"The state will build the tunnel," she said.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Viaduct: 'The state is building that tunnel'
Chris Grygiel (Seattle PI):