Plans for improving Interstate 70 seem to have settled on an expansion of the existing Interstate from the current four lanes to six lanes and later to eight lanes. While the engineers have done a remarkable job in analyzing alternatives, one still wonders whether all the factors have been considered and the right decisions have been made. The issue raises the most fundamental questions about the future development of the city. Here are some arguments for relocating the Interstate to the north side of the city limits:
Relocating I-70 further north in Columbia will help traffic flow, city growth
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