LA’s new Sixth Street Viaduct: An icon to replace an icon?

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A view from Boyle Heights shows the new Sixth Street Viaduct and its view of downtown Los Angeles. Photo by Zaydee Sanchez for KCRW.

The iconic Sixth Street Viaduct, connecting Boyle Heights and downtown LA, is being replaced by a dramatic new one that is set to open in fall 2022. It will include 10-foot wide bike lanes and parks for the communities at each end.

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