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Mike McGinn's transition headquarters is 60 floors above Seattle streets. But he can see the ground. He can even see the Alaskan Way Viaduct.
Remember how he used to promise to block the tunnel? Gone are the old days.
"We are very deeply committed to proceeding with the tunnel project," McGinn said.
This new-found tunnel support has his former business adversaries smiling.McGinn will take office January 4. At that time, he may find that solving the viaduct problem is easier than putting together a budget.