Based on those pics Fish posted, I'd say they ****ed up no matter what. Even if it were no longer culturally significant and offered no more knowledge to be attained, there isn't a ****ing thing on either side of that pyramid. Seems to me they could have easy made the road a football field in either direction and saved the site.
I didn't read the article so maybe I missed something.
"I don't know how to put this...but I'm kind of a big deal"