This post originally appeared on Orphan Road.
Folke Nyberg wants to repair the viaduct. The consensus opinion is that you can’t repair it. And even if you could, Nyberg’s suggestions strike me as… odd. For example, I’m not sure how you “accommodat[e] emergency parking on each side of existing roadways” without tearing the thing down to widen it.
But hey, in the end, he throws a bone to monorail enthusiasts:
7. Considering an extension of the monorail line from the Seattle Center to the sports stadiums alongside the viaduct, with a possible extension to West Seattle and Ballard;
So hey, how bad can he be?