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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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Emergency sewer work continues on Melrose Ave.

Seattle Public Utilities Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is continuing emergency sewer work on the sewer mainline that crosses I-5 from Melrose Avenue to Eastlake Avenue south of East Denny Way. SPU’s contractor recently inserted a new lining into the pipe and is in the process of finishing the project during September and early October. Once […]

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E Lynn Street closure, and lane closures on Eastlake Avenue E next week

Seattle Department of Transportation paving crews will close East Lynn Street between Eastlake Avenue East and Boylston Avenue East from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16 for grinding and paving. Traffic will be detoured. The crews will also partially close the intersection of Eastlake Avenue East and East Allison Street on Sept. 14, from 7 a.m. […]

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Weekend traffic Sept 12-14 Huskies, Mariners, Sounders and community festivals

If you are planning to be in northeast Seattle on Saturday, you would be wise to plan your trip around the Husky Football game on that day, with kickoff at 1 p.m. The customary Husky Football traffic plan will be in place, diverting general traffic away from the area before and after the game to […]

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Weekend Traffic: Husky GameDay

This is the week of football in Seattle! With up to 70,000 spectators expected, the Husky football traffic plan will be implemented for the game on Saturday, diverting general traffic away from the area to allow time for football fans to enter and leave the Husky stadium and parking areas. The customary traffic diversions will […]

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From young to old, SDOT and AARP have tips to help you get there safely, Seattle!

SDOT and AARP launch public service ads to promote safety on foot and behind the wheel Seattle is consistently recognized as one of the safest major cities in the country for bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists alike. Yet crashes happen every day. Most of them are avoidable and caused by speeding, distraction and impairment. To address […]

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Weekend traffic: Plan ahead for SR 99 closure; special events in several neighborhoods

Getting around in Seattle this weekend and early next week will be complicated by the closure of State Route 99, including the Alaskan Way Viaduct, to accommodate the demolition and replacement of the section of this highway that crosses above Broad Street. State Route 99 way will be closed to both directions of traffic from […]

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We’re painting while the sun shines.

Obey the signs–don’t drive on wet paint. Seattle drivers will soon have the benefit of repainted lines on major arterial streets throughout the city. Seattle Department of Transportation crews are out painting fresh stripes on major arterial streets—a total of 850 “lane miles”—on days when the weather is warm and dry enough for applying water-based […]

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Portage Bay Place E. paving, Aug. 21

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will pave the 3200 block of Portage Bay Place East on Thursday, Aug. 21, if weather allows. Portage Bay will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.    

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Saturday closure of East Union Street and Broadway Intersection

The Seattle Department of Transportation will close the intersection of East Union Street and Broadway in the Capitol Hill neighborhood this coming Saturday, Aug. 16, from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. This closure is needed to do some paving repairs associated with construction of the First Hill Streetcar. Police officers and flaggers will be present […]

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