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Sunday lane closures for 24th Avenue street repairs

Street repairs will require lane closures on 24th Avenue from East Lynn Street to East McGraw Street on Sunday, Sept. 14, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The northbound curb lane and the southbound parking lane will be closed. Paving and Urban Forestry crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will remove broken sidewalk, prune […]

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Traffic today, baseball and boat show

The Seattle Mariners will play against the Astros at Safeco Field today, Sept. 10. The game will start at 7:10 pm and will end around 10 pm. Expect congestion near Safeco Field during the afternoon peak traffic period as fans head for the game. For tips on ways to get to the game, please see […]

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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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Street Repairs on Aurora Avenue North on Sept. 9

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will repair the pavement in the southbound lanes Aurora Avenue North between North 40 Street and North 41 Street on September 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane.  Expect traffic congestion in the area—allow extra time or consider an alternate route. […]

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Transit Alert – Metro will operate P&R shuttle buses to and from home Husky football games

King County Metro Metro will operate Husky game-day non-stop shuttle buses to UW Husky Stadium from the Eastgate P&R, Federal Way/S 320th St P&R, Houghton P&R, Northgate Transit Center, Shoreline P&R, Kingsgate P&R, South Kirkland P&R & South Renton P&R during the 2014 season. Pre-game P&R shuttles The shuttles leave designated park and ride lots […]

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Likely afternoon congestion at Northgate I-5 off-ramps

The Seattle Department of Transportation will begin the final phase of its repaving project on North Northgate Way next Monday, Sept. 8.  Construction crews will be repaving the one-block section of Northgate Way, immediately to the west of I-5.  This stretch, between Meridian Avenue North and Corliss Avenue North (the street immediately adjacent to the […]

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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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Update:
Seattle celebrates the opening of NFL football season
Plan ahead for traffic delays

It’s just one day away—the National Football League season opener and celebration in Seattle will take place on Thursday, Sept. 4 at CenturyLink Field. Thousands of fans will converge in the Pioneer Square and stadium areas for the event. Allow extra time: Whether you are headed to the event, or just wanting to travel through […]

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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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Find it, Fix it walks – two more opportunities!

In late June, Mayor Ed Murray announced his Summer of Safety Initiative. The initiative sets up a coordinated approach to public safety across city departments that will mobilize resources to change our built environment, activate our streets and provide jobs for our youth and young adults. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is one of […]

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