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It’s Seafair Torchlight Parade Weekend! …and a few other events…

The largest annual parade in Seattle, the Seafair Torchlight Parade, will take place Saturday evening in downtown Seattle. An estimated 300,000 spectators will congest incoming routes in the late afternoon and evening as they claim spots to sit along the Fourth Avenue. The northbound lanes of the Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed from 5:30 […]

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South Park bike and pedestrian trail improvement is underway — 7th Ave S and S Portland Street intersection to be closed for four weeks

An intersection in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood—Seventh Avenue South and South Portland Street—will be closed for approximately four weeks starting as early as Wednesday, July 16, to accommodate major drainage improvements. Through traffic approaching the intersection will be detoured one block in advance of the intersection. Pedestrians and bicyclists will be allowed to continue through […]

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Folks getting fired up for Fourth of July Festivities

Over the next four days there’s plenty of fun planned for folks of all ages in communities throughout the City. In order to enjoy the action, drivers should plan on delays associated with the events. Please see the schedule of events below. The Seattle Department of Transportation, however, encourages motorists to join the effort to […]

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Mercer Corridor Project: Pedestrians & bicyclists shift to south side of Mercer rescheduled to July 3

Pedestrians and bicyclists being shifted to the south side of Mercer Street rescheduled for tomorrow, July 3 The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) announces that sidewalk changes for bicyclists and pedestrians on Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue N and Dexter Avenue N originally scheduled to occur today,  July 2, have been rescheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, […]

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Mercer Corridor Project: Pedestrians and bicyclists shifted to the south side of Mercer Street on Wednesday, July 2

Beginning Wednesday, July 2, pedestrians and bicyclists will be shifted from the north side of Mercer Street to the south side of Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North. Travelers can expect the following changes: The new sidewalk on the south side of Mercer Street will be in place between Fifth Avenue […]

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Grads, Grads and more Grads and that’s not all!

Drivers need to plan ahead and pack patience The sold-out Mariners versus Yankees game is just hours away, as well as the first of many graduation ceremonies and community events taking place over the next three days. Drivers will find the events far more enjoyable if they plan ahead to avoid traffic delays associated with […]

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Construction alert: University of Washington Station

Sound Transit June 12, 2014 Sidewalk re-opening on Montlake Boulevard NE, closing farther north The eastern sidewalk on Montlake Boulevard NE, between the Montlake Bridge and NE Pacific Street, will re-open in early June.  This section of sidewalk was closed for restoration. Sidewalk restoration work will then move to the north.  Starting in mid-June, the […]

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Photo Enforcement cameras coming to five schools

To improve pedestrian safety, contractors working for the City of Seattle will be installing photo enforcement cameras at five locations during May and June. They will be located near the following schools: Roxhill Elementary and Holy Family School in West Seattle, Dearborn Park Elementary in Southeast Seattle, Bailey Gatzert Elementary in Central Seattle, and Eckstein […]

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Cancelled; to be rescheduled: Curb ramp work on W Dravus over 15th Avenue W this week

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will build a new curb/wheelchair ramp on the northwest corner of the Dravus Street overpass which crosses 15th Avenue W between Queen Anne Hill and Interbay. In order to accomplish the work, the SDOT crews will close lanes adjacent to the corner under construction as needed. During the construction, […]

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Update: Holman Road NW Paving Project, Phase Two begins this week

The Seattle Department of Transportation will begin the second phase of work on the Holman Road Northwest Paving Project during the week of May 19. Work in this phase will take place in Zone Two of the project, on Holman Road Northwest between Northwest 87th Street and Seventh Avenue Northwest. During this phase, crews will […]

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