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Seattle hires mediator over road-redesign project on 35th Avenue Northeast

Oct 23, 2018 - The Seattle Times
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Tensions have reached such a boil over a redesign of 35th Avenue Northeast in Seattle that the city has hired a mediator to take the temperature down and lead a discussion about possible changes to the project.

The action comes after fireworks were found on construction equipment in July, vandals damaged equipment used to measure speed and traffic volume on the street, and rhetoric about the project escalated into threats against city officials and Seattle Department of Transportation (SD...