County mayor thinks tunnel could be solution to downtown West Palm Beach traffic congestion

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Commuters, cars, construction and a lot of congestion are a common occurrence in downtown West Palm Beach.For tens of thous...

September 24, 2022
2:36 AM

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Commuters, cars, construction and a lot of congestion are a common occurrence in downtown West Palm Beach.For tens of thousands of commuters, getting in and out of downtown West Palm Beach during rush hour can be stressful.Alyce Carrelli's commute to her job at a law firm in downtown requires patience and a little bit of creativity."This is definitely not a sleepy town anymore," Carrelli said during her morning drive. "This is like New York now."To avoid getting caught in traffic along Okeechobee Boulevard, Carrelli said she uses alternate routes, including Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard and Belvedere Road.

Michael Buczyner