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The News Tribune traffic and commuting reporter Adam Lynn gives the answer to a reader question on why the sound panels the Department of Transportation installed shortly after construction of the new Narrows bridge are no longer attached to walls near the expansion springs. The DOT said they removed the panels because they kept falling off. Adam Lynn alynn@thenewstribune.com

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