Remembering the Alaskan Way Viaduct on Seattle’s waterfront

Here are two videos — one of the northbound drive, the other shot while cruising southbound.

The Alaskan Way Viaduct on the Seattle waterfront was closed on Jan. 11, 2019, in preparation for the opening of the new Highway 99 tunnel under downtown. Before the last car was kicked off, thousands of people did one last drive over the broken-down stacked freeway that afforded spectacular views, especially around sunset.

Herald staff writer Janice Podsada shot the video above of the northbound drive on a beautiful evening.

And Tom Paulson shared with us the video below of the southbound drive. (Nice music, Tom!)

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