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The Levy to Move Seattle programs & projects for 2019.

The $930 million voter-approved Levy to Move Seattle provides funding for projects that improve safety for all travelers, maintains our streets and bridges, and invests in reliable, affordable travel options for Seattle.  Back in April of 2018, we developed the Updated Workplan Report following a comprehensive assessment of the Levy… [ Keep reading ]

March 7-12, 2019: Removal of asphalt along 25th Ave NE as we get ready for paving.

25th Ave NE connects the Ravenna and Roosevelt neighborhoods to many local retail establishments and services. It’s also a transit route with service connecting northeast Seattle to the U District, Link light rail, and downtown Seattle. We’re in construction to repave 25th Ave NE to improve safety, accessibility, and comfort… [ Keep reading ]

Delivering on transit improvements for the #SeattleSqueeze: New ORCA readers & all-door boarding coming to 3rd Ave bus stops.

Despite transit use decreasing in other metropolitan cities, this hasn’t been the case for Seattle. In fact, ridership has climbed in the last seven years with upwards of 50 percent of downtown commuters taking transit. That’s pretty amazing. So, what’s a region to do to move more people through our… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving Seattle this week! March 4-10

Here’s a snapshot of this week’s events moving Seattle that may affect how you get around. Plan your trip! See our trip planning tools section of this post. T H U R S. M A R 7 GeekWire Bash 2019: The annual GeekWire Bash features virtual reality, video games,… [ Keep reading ]

5th/6th Transit Pathway Installation Begins Saturday, March 2

New bus lane in downtown Seattle will help keep transit moving during the next chapter of the #SeattleSqueeze. We made it through the longest highway closure in the Puget Sound Region! But the Seattle Squeeze is far from over. Our next chapter of the Seattle Squeeze begins on March 23,… [ Keep reading ]

March 2-4, 2019: Sub base repairs + concrete pour as we make pedestrian improvements at the intersection of S Myrtle St & Beacon Ave S.

Swift Ave S, S Myrtle St, and S Othello are two-way arterials serving south Seattle. The streets link Holly Park and Beacon Hill to Interstate 5 (I-5). Our goal is to improve the safety, accessibility, and comfort for all users. From March 2-4, 2019, we’re finishing up our sub base repairs… [ Keep reading ]

Post #Snopocalypse potholes repairs. 

The once in a half-century #snOMG mega-storm system (for Seattle ?) has come and gone –  and unfortunately, so have parts of our roads. DOH! The storms dropped over 20 inches of snow on Seattle making this February the snowiest month in 50 years. This caused substantial damage to our roadways and led to… [ Keep reading ]

Wed, Feb 27: Local Access Only along 23rd Ave S between S Massachusetts St & S Jackson St.

This Wednesday, from 9 AM to 3 PM, we’ll be pouring the center lane on 23rd Ave S between S Dearborn St and S Lane St. What this means for you is that when we pour, 23rd Ave S between S Massachusetts St and S Jackson St will be local… [ Keep reading ]

Optimizing bus service on 3rd Ave by extending bus-only hours.

3rd Ave transit improvements. One key pillar of our plan for dealing with traffic impacts is investing in transit and working to get 3rd Avenue to work as efficiently as possible. In our quickly growing city, adjusting and prioritizing transit is going to be a key way to make sure people can… [ Keep reading ]

The demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct has begun. Learn about the demo plan, track the demo, & what’s next.

We’re doing it, Seattle. We’re breaking records left and right. We’re only two months into 2019 and we went from the longest major highway closure to BAM- snow! But not just any snow. It’s the kind of snow that gave us the snowiest February we’ve had in over 50 years…. [ Keep reading ]