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Season 2 of Seawall Construction Begins Today

Work occurring along Alaskan Way between Pike and Madison: Many waterfront attractions remain open and accessible Marking the beginning of its second season of construction, the Elliott Bay Seawall Project resumed work along the central waterfront today. Scheduled during the tourism off-season to help waterfront businesses, the work is now underway between Pike and Madison […]

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Madison Corridor Bus Rapid Transit Kick-off

The Seattle Department of Transportation invites you to attend the kick-off event for a study to improve transit service, pedestrian and bike connections, and public space along Madison Street. Learn more about the study and bus rapid transit, and share your knowledge and ideas with the project team. The ultimate goal of the project is […]

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Mercer Corridor Project: Lane restrictions on southbound Dexter Ave N, Sept. 30 to Oct. 3

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers that southbound Dexter Avenue North will be restricted to one lane between Roy and Mercer streets from the evening of Sept. 30 to the morning of Oct. 3. The closure will be 24 hours a day to accommodate underground sewer work. Bicyclists will be required to merge with […]

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Mercer Corridor Project update: Lane closures on Dexter; pedestrian changes on Fifth

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the following activities within the Mercer Corridor Project area:  Lane restrictions on southbound Dexter Avenue North between Roy and Mercer streets, Sept. 22-26 Southbound Dexter Avenue North will be restricted to one lane between Roy and Mercer streets for underground sewer work next week, weather permitting. This […]

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New Protected Bike Lane Triples Bike Riding on Second Avenue

Nearly 1,100 cyclists daily using new facility The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) today released data for the new Second Avenue Protected Bike Lane that shows bicycle ridership has tripled due to the new facility. With the conversion of the former one-way bike lane to a two-way, protected bike lane, an average of 1,099 bicyclists […]

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Lane closures on East Marginal Way next week

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will pave in the 3100 block of East Marginal Way South on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. On Wednesday, bicycles may use the designated bike lane. On Thursday bicyclists may ride […]

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First Downtown Protected Bike Lane Opens on Second Avenue

Seattle’s first downtown protected bike lane opened today on Second Avenue between Pike Street and Yesler Way. With segments also on Pike Street between First and Second avenues and on Yesler Way between Second Avenue and Occidental Way, this new facility will more safely connect Pike Place Market to Pioneer Square for people biking. Protected […]

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Second Avenue Protected Bike Lane Grand Opening Event September 8

This Monday, Sept. 8 Seattle will celebrate the grand opening of the first downtown protected bike lane. Mayor Ed Murray; Councilmember Tom Rasmussen; Councilmember Sally Bagshaw; and Seattle Department of Transportation Acting Director Scott Kubly will provide remarks along with Dick Cantwell, owner of Elysian Brewery; and Madi Carlson, an advocate for family biking. Afterward, Kubly […]

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SDOT to Install Second Avenue Protected Bike Lane on September 5, 6 and 7

This weekend the Seattle Department of Transportation will install a two-way protected bike lane along the east side of Second Avenue between Pike Street and Yesler Way, as well as a small portion along Pike Street between First and Second avenues and Yesler Way between Occidental and Second Avenue. Work will occur between 7:30 p.m. and […]

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The next phase of funded SR 520 construction is here!

West Approach Bridge North Project, the next phase of funded SR 520 construction – and the first major phase in Seattle – is set to begin construction this month. As you may know, the current west approach bridge is supported by shallow, hollow columns that could fail in a severe earthquake. The new west approach […]

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