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PARK(ing) Day Brings 50 “Parks” to Seattle

Community groups and businesses create pop-up parks for a day  Today people in Seattle and in cities around the world will temporarily convert on-street parking spaces into public spaces for the annual PARK(ing) Day event. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has permitted 50 parks for this year’s event, and each offers a unique way […]

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Community Groups and Businesses to Create Temporary Mini-Parks for PARK(ing) Day 2014

WHAT:  Fifty Park(ing) Day sites convert on-street parking spaces into public spaces for annual PARK(ing) Day event WHEN:  Friday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: A map of all PARK(ing) Day installations in Seattle can be found at http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/seattleparkingday.htm PARK(ing) Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of a sustainable, livable and healthy […]

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Street Repairs on Aurora Avenue North on Sept. 24

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 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane. All crosswalks and sidewalks will remain open. Expect traffic congestion in the area—allow […]

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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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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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Mercer Corridor Project – Daytime lane restrictions on Fifth Avenue North start today. Upcoming weekend work Sept. 12-15

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the following activities within the Mercer Corridor Project area:  Daytime lane restrictions on Fifth Avenue North begin today, Sept. 8 Beginning today, the outside lanes of northbound and southbound Fifth Avenue North will be closed to accommodate electrical and sidewalk improvements for approximately three weeks. Travelers can […]

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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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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 […]

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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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