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Look back at the Alaskan Way Viaduct's early years
CityStream: Viaduct: The Early Years
1/17/20195:00

A surging population and worsening traffic describe Seattle today. But the same scenario played out a century ago as Seattle grew from small town to big city. Rapid growth created an urgent need for a major new roadway. The Alaskan Way Viaduct was part of the solution. But why was it elevated? And which city official said, "...it isn't beautiful." And who proposed a tunnel under the city way back then? Producer Randy Eng has all the answers as he explores the viaduct's early years.

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