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Central Area Neighborhood Greenway installation begins

A contractor working for the Seattle Department of Transportation began work today on Phase 1 of the Central Area Neighborhood Greenway. The contractor expects to complete this phase of the project by spring, enabling Central Area residents of all ages and abilities to enjoy a calmer and safer route to walk and ride bikes. This […]


Central Area Neighborhood Greenway installation begins week of February 23

The Seattle Department of Transportation will begin construction the week of Feb. 23 on Phase 1 of the Central Area Neighborhood Greenway, in time for completion this spring. Phase 1 will run between South Jackson and East John streets along 25th Avenue, 22nd Avenue, and 21st Avenue East. Much of the work to be done […]


Reminder: Seattle Streetcar fare changes, public meeting Monday, Feb. 2

The Seattle Department of Transportation invites the public to comment on changes planned for Seattle Streetcar fares to make them consistent with Link light rail fares. The changes will occur in coordination with Sound Transit and King County Metro fare changes planned for March 2015. The proposed changes would reduce the streetcar fare for most […]


Olive Way pavement repair west of Broadway starts Jan. 24

Paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will close a lane on Olive Way just west of Broadway for an emergency repair to the pavement beginning Saturday, Jan. 24 at 8 a.m. During the weekend the street will be restricted to one lane shared by both directions of traffic 24 hours a day. Police […]


Traffic Advisory for December 8 – 14, 2014

There is a Key Arena concert event on Tuesday that runs from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; the show is expected to draw 13,000 concert-goers. There are two Sunday events that will have traffic impacts including: the annual Jingle Bell Run downtown, and the Seahawks game at Century Link. The Jingle Bell Run will have […]


Updated Traffic Advisory for December 5 – 7, 2014

There are three additional significant things to be aware of happening this weekend in addition to the previously listed advisories including: First, a reminder of the Mercer Corridor Street closure in south Lake Union that will have Fifth Avenue North between Harrison Street and Denny Way closed beginning Saturday, Dec. 6, at 4 a.m. and […]


Traffic Advisory for Week of December 1 – 7, 2014

Two large events this week to be aware of beginning with Wednesday night’s Stevie Wonder concert at Key Area, which is expected to bring a large crowd of concertgoers. Also, the annual Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition at Westlake Park Friday evening will draw about 9,000 carolers, spectators, and festive fans, in addition to holiday shoppers […]


Traffic Advisory for Week of November 24 – 30, 2014

This holiday week is filled with big events including the Thanksgiving Day Parade, Holiday Tree and Star Lighting, five races including the Amica Seattle Marathon and Half-Marathon. There are also two Key Arena concerts, and a Sounders match. On Sunday the Amica Seattle Marathon and Half-Marathon will have closures and detours throughout the city beginning […]


Stairway to be replaced on South Grand Street

Pedestrians and weekend stairway athletes will soon have a better walking or running experience on a rebuilt stairway on South Grand Street in Southeast Seattle. The stairway is between 28th Avenue South and Branden Place South, near the Branden Gardens Park. Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will close the stairway beginning Nov. 17 […]


Weekend Traffic: Huskies, Seahawks and Sounders this weekend. Oprah Winfrey will be in Seattle as well.

Please note: the full closure of Mercer Street will be from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday. After a weekend with no SODO stadium games, this weekend there will be several. Husky Football is Saturday night, the Seahawks play Sunday afternoon, and the Sounders play Monday night. Thousands of people will attend Oprah’s The […]