SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct - bored tunnel agreement
Gov. Chris Gregoire, King County Executive Ron Sims, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, and Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani announced on Jan. 13, 2009, their agreement to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct with a bored tunnel under downtown Seattle. The plan also includes investments in improved bus service, east-west city streets, a new seawall, relocated utilities, and an upgraded waterfront.

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