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SDOT to pave 17th Avenue West in the Interbay area
April 24 and 25

If the weather is favorable, crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation plan to pave 17th Avenue West from West Dravus Street to West Bertona Street on Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25.  They plan to work from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days. The street will be closed to [More]

Big draw this weekend: Sakura Con 14

  Friday through Sunday, April 18 – 20, crowds of 20,000 or more are expected daily at the Convention Centedowntown for the Sakura Con 14.  Sponsored by the Asian Northwest Cultural Education Association, this is the oldest “anime” (Japanese animation) convention in the Pacific Northwest.  Other events taking place over the weekend [More]

Eastbound Travel Lane of Denny Way by Seattle Center Closed on Saturday

The Seattle Department of Transportation will close the eastbound curb lane of Denny Way between 1st Avenue and 3rd Avenue this coming Saturday, April 19.  The lane will be closed from 8:00 a.m. until 6 p.m. to accommodate construction associated with the extension of overhead trolley electric wires. The construction is part [More]

Mercer Corridor Project: Mercer and Roy streets transition to two-way traffic this spring; Broad Street closes this June

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) announces a major milestone for the Mercer Corridor Project with two-way traffic opening on Mercer Street between First Avenue N and Ninth Avenue N and on Roy Street between Queen Anne Avenue N and Fifth Avenue N this spring. Construction to extend two-way Mercer Street from [More]

Bridge Painting – Fourth Avenue Over Argo Rail Yard Rescheduled

Painting of the Fourth Avenue South Bridge over the Argo Railroad Yard in SODO, previously scheduled for the evenings of April 15-17 has been rescheduled due to rain.  The work, which will require the closure of both the northbound and southbound curb lanes, will instead take place this coming Saturday, April 19, [More]

35th Avenue NE, at Thornton Creek, to be closed for 6 months

Project will prevent local flooding, create habitat for threatened salmon Beginning as early as May 5, part of 35th Avenue Northeast will be closed for approximately six months while the city’s longest creek is reshaped to prevent chronic flooding and restore habitat for threatened salmon and other species. For years, the [More]

Seattle Freight Advisory Board Seeks New Members

The Seattle Freight Advisory Board (SFAB) is accepting applications for new members. The volunteer board, which was created by the Seattle City Council in 2010, will play an important role in developing Seattle’s Freight Master Plan. The board advises the Mayor, City Council and City departments on the development of a functional [More]

Three More Parklets Added to Seattle’s Pilot Parklet Program

The Seattle Department of Transportation is pleased to announce the inclusion of three additional parklets in the 2014 Pilot Parklet Program: • Equilibrium Fitness in West Seattle (3270 California Ave SW) • Harbour Pointe Coffeehouse in Madison Valley (2818 E Madison St) • Chuck’s Hop Shop in the Central District (2001 E [More]

Reminder–weekend nighttime closures on Mercer Street and Ninth Avenue North; daytime intermittent closures next week on Fifth Avenue North

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of upcoming construction activities within the Mercer Corridor Project area. Travelers can expect significant traffic delays and should plan ahead and use alternate routes. More information about alternate routes during construction may be found at: Early warning signs will be available in advance of [More]

Mariners, MS Walk and Supercross Championships
this weekend

This weekend, the Seattle Mariners will try to continue their winning ways when they take on the Oakland A’s Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Safeco field. Meanwhile on Saturday, the AMA holds the Supercross – a FIM World Championship - at CenturyLink Field before a crowd of 40,000. On Sunday morning at [More]