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Fixes for the roads ahead

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On Dec. 28, 1896, a group of business leaders and public officials gathered at the Seattle Chamber of Commerce to talk about how to build better roads in Washington. At the time, there was nothing in the state worthy of even being called a road, according to one man who attended the meeting.

The solution to their problem, according to the website HistoryLink.org, was a state-run transportation body to oversee road building.

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