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Sand Point Way median landscape work begins tomorrow

Gardeners from the Department of Transportation’s Urban Forestry section will begin maintenance work on the Sand Point Way Northeast median beginning tomorrow, Sept. 16 and expect to complete the work by the end of October. They will prune plants, pull weeds and apply mulch. To enable the crews to work safely, they will close the […]


Meridian Avenue North lane closure at Northgate begins tomorrow, Sept. 16

Northbound traffic on Meridian Avenue North at North Northgate Way (on the south side of the intersection) will be reduced to a single lane from Tuesday, Sept. 16 for approximately one month. The lane reduction is necessary for repaving Northgate Way between Meridian and Corliss avenues, to be completed mid-November. Traffic on Meridian, as well […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


New bridge at Thornton Creek improves safe school route

The Seattle Department of Transportation bridge crew partnered with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to replace an old pedestrian bridge that crosses Thornton Creek near Sacajawea Elementary school. SPU’s project to improve Thornton Creek habitat and storm flows increased the creek flood plain to approximately seventy feet. The new conditions required a replacement of the popular […]


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 […]


Lane closures on 40th Ave NE at NE 75th St

Paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will work on 40th Avenue Northeast just north of Northeast 75th Street on Tuesday Sept. 9 and Wednesday, Sept. 10, weather permitting, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Traffic in each direction will take turns sharing one lane with the assistance of traffic flaggers while crews repair […]


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 […]