SEATTLE (CBS Seattle /AP) — Waterfront property tenants in Seattle beware: you may have some unwelcome neighbors popping up for the next few years.
The big dig along the downtown waterfront for the traffic tunnel replacing the Alaskan Way Viaduct will likely displace scores of rats and cockroaches.
The rats will flee the massive construction project for quieter homes and food, according to pest control experts.
That means buildings around the dig could see more rats.
Jeff Weier of Sprague Pest Solutions says similar rat displacements happened during the construction of the Seattle bus tunnel and the Columbia Center, as well as the Kingdom demolition.
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