Two concrete slabs that support the streetcar tracks are crumbling, a defect that was discovered during a routine inspection.
The bad slabs at Court and Walnut streets post no immediate danger, but "it's not something we can ignore," a city spokesman said.
The question now is how to fix it with the lowest possible impact on the system. The streetcar itself will have to be shut down; vehicle traffic will also be affected.
A special Major Transportation Committee meeting will be
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