As promised the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Salem River Crossing is out today.
Folks will have until June 18th to comment on it.
It's around 1000 pages, I'm told, and having only 60 days to digest it all is intimidating.* But there's no bigger project, nothing in transportation more important.
Here's the individual chapters and executive summary. Here's a summary and previous posts on the blog.
Here's a video on induced demand that's been floating around and widely praised.
And since the pro-bridge photos focus innocuously on cars in traffic and on congestion, here's one for scale and impact.
* So near to Earth Day, as one wag has pointed out, it's also supremely ironic - Orwellian and Kafkaesque, perhaps, as well.