Archive for 'Bicycles'
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]
Posted: April 16th, 2014 under Bicycles, Commute, General, Greater Duwamish, SODO, Trucks.
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]
Posted: April 16th, 2014 under Bicycles, General, North and Northeast Seattle, Traffic Advisories, Transit, Uncategorized.
The Seattle Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for mini-grants of up to $1,000 to fund projects that educate students about pedestrian and bicycle safety and encourage walking and biking to school. Private and public schools, PTAs, neighborhood councils, local advocacy organizations, and other school-related nonprofit groups may apply. In a [More]
Posted: April 8th, 2014 under Ballard and Northwest Seattle, Bicycles, East and Central Seattle, Greater Downtown, Greater Duwamish, North and Northeast Seattle, Pedestrians, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Southeast Seattle, Southwest Seattle.
On Monday, March 31, the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) will begin installation of “Echo,” a 46-foot sculpture by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa. This work will require a two month closure of a small section of the bike trail in the Olympic Sculpture Park. SAM is providing an alternative route that will require [More]
Posted: March 31st, 2014 under Bicycles, Pedestrians, Queen Anne/Magnolia.
The Montlake Bridge will be closed on Sunday, March 30 from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. for filming activity. All traffic including pedestrians and bicyclists will be redirected to the University Bridge. The westbound SR520 off-ramp to Montlake Boulevard East will also be closed. The bridge will also be closed for brief [More]
Posted: March 27th, 2014 under Bicycles, North and Northeast Seattle, Pedestrians, Traffic Advisories.
Starting the week of March 31, Seattle Department of Transportation crews will be installing curb ramps at two locations with marked crosswalks on the Alki Trail in West Seattle. The curb ramps will improve safety and accessibility for everyone using these crosswalks. One of the crosswalks is located at Harbor Avenue Southwest [More]
Posted: March 26th, 2014 under Bicycles, Pedestrians, Southwest Seattle, Traffic Advisories.
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will close eastbound and westbound South Jackson Street between Second Avenue South and Second Avenue Extension South from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. This closure is for asphalt paving work associated with the First Hill Streetcar Project. Police officers and traffic flaggers [More]
Posted: March 18th, 2014 under Bicycles, General, Greater Duwamish, SODO, Trucks, Uncategorized.
There will be a temporary detour on Lake Washington Boulevard S from 43rd Avenue S to Lake Park Drive S today as of now through 2 p.m. while a Parks Department crew removes hazardous tree at S Horton Street. The boulevard will be closed to cars, but pedestrians and cyclists can carefully [More]
Posted: March 6th, 2014 under Bicycles, Commute, East and Central Seattle, General, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
Multiple events are planned for the coming weekend (today, through Sunday, March 2) at both the Seattle Center and the CenturyLink Field Events Center. Motorists should expect normal congestion associated with the events around both facilities. There is, however, inspection work and one event that could slow you down if you don’t [More]
Posted: February 27th, 2014 under Ballard and Northwest Seattle, Bicycles, Commute, East and Central Seattle, Event traffic, Greater Downtown, North and Northeast Seattle, Pedestrians, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
Starting this week and working through March 5, the Seattle Department of Transportation will be restoring the sidewalks on the north and south side of Madison Street between Boylston Avenue and Broadway. This work, which comes at the request of the First Hill Neighborhood, requires lane reductions, pedestrian detours, an alley closure [More]
Posted: February 13th, 2014 under Bicycles, Commute, East and Central Seattle, General, Pedestrians, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.