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June
3rd

SR 167: Is road project a boon or boondoggle?

Every time another piece on state Route 167 appears, written by or quoting our politicians, it’s clear that business has been lobbying hard for completion of the freeway link into Port of Tacoma. Benefit to the people is said to be somewhere between 4,000 and 10,000 jobs, depending on which publication is on the bottom of the birdcage at the moment. There has been no critical vetting of these numbers, and I challenge the parties involved to put up some data.

The formerly rich agricultural environment of the Kent-Auburn valley has already been saturated with warehouses, and the businesses are

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