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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]

Spring mini-grant funding round now open for safe routes to school projects

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]

Installation of monumental art piece affects Olympic Sculpture Park’s bike path

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]

Montlake Bridge closure, Sunday morning, March 30

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]

Curb Ramps being added to the Alki Trail during next two weeks

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]

Closure of South Jackson Street at 2nd Avenue Extension Saturday, March 22

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]

Temporary detour on Lake Washington Boulevard today

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]

Drivers need to plan ahead for their weekend travels

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]

Sidewalk improvements on Madison Street between Boylston Avenue and Broadway

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]