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4:47 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Seattle Waterfront Braces For Replacement Of Crumbling Seawall

Workers close off parking areas beneath the Alaskan Way Viaduct in downtown Seattle in preparation for seawall construction
KUOW Photo/Deborah Wang

Construction begins this month on the long-anticipated plan to replace Seattleā€™s crumbling downtown seawall.

Waterfront businesses are bracing for what is likely to be three years of disruptions from the $290 million project, which was approved by voters last year.

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