Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle, cars begin to backup on on a March afternoon in 2018. The aging westbound span needs to be replaced. A new state transportation plan — including taxes to fund it — will get a hearing Thursday in Olympia. (Andy Bronson / Herald file photo)

Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle, cars begin to backup on on a March afternoon in 2018. The aging westbound span needs to be replaced. A new state transportation plan — including taxes to fund it — will get a hearing Thursday in Olympia. (Andy Bronson / Herald file photo)

Editorial: Keep debate going on ‘Son of Connecting Washington’

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