Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Goldy on the Viaduct: "it's gonna fall the f__k down."

Photo (above) is NOT the Alaska Way Viaduct.

Goldy (SLOG):
The High Line is an amazing park, and I'd love to have something like that here in Seattle. Except, in all fairness, the whole reason we're replacing the Viaduct is that it's ready to fall the fuck down. Next big quake and the top level of what could surely be a world class park would pancake the food carts and the porta-potties—and oh yeah, all those precious tourists—beneath it. And even if there's no big quake, the western supports of some sections of the Viaduct are slowly subsiding, meaning that eventually, it's just gonna topple over onto the waterfront, potentially killing even more tourists. And killing tourists just can't be good for business. MORE...

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