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WINTER WEATHER ALERT: Now is the time to prepare for this weekend’s storm.

Oh, snow! We came together as a city to make it through the first blitz of the Seattle Freeze, but it looks like another severe snowstorm is on the horizon. The National Weather Service is predicting another blast of cold snow will hit the Seattle area starting Friday afternoon. This… [ Keep reading ]

SNOW & ICE IN SEATTLE — It takes a city!

Yep! We’re in for more snow. Snow in Seattle – it doesn’t happen often, but when it does (“Yaaay – snow days!” said all the kids in Seattle), it can impact our transportation system and the way we all get around. In Seattle, some winters bring heavy snowfall and other… [ Keep reading ]

Our snow and ice crews continue on as more snow and ice returns tonight.

It’s cold, Seattle. The forecast shows snow continuing throughout the night, especially after midnight. Expect about 1-2″ of snow accumulation with more at higher elevations in the city. Many routes have a mix of conditions. Some lanes are bare and wet while some portions of all routes have compact snow… [ Keep reading ]

Managing the winter weather. We’re working for you.

The snow is falling and a winter weather advisory remains in place until 1 PM this afternoon. To maintain access to essential services we’ve been pretreating streets, plowing snow, and working closely with our partners. Follow our progress and see where our plows have been. View our traffic cameras on… [ Keep reading ]

WE’RE READY: The coldest air of the season arrives this Sunday w/a chance for snow.

We might finally see some snow this weekend. Does anyone else think that winter has been a month off this season? Starting this Sunday, February 3 until the middle of next week, we’re expected to have the coldest air of the season. Here’s what the National Weather Service is predicting:… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Move Seattle Levy Oversight Committee! Apply by March 1.

Are you a Seattle resident passionate about transportation? Do you have a background in management, public policy, advocacy, finance, or business? Are you passionate about the work we’re doing to care for roads, bridges, and sidewalks; build the bike network and safe streets, and keep people and goods moving throughout… [ Keep reading ]

#SeattleSqueezeAlert – More Changes to Seattle’s Streets Beginning February 1

Preparing for more changes to traffic patterns downtown. As we say #GoodbyeViaduct and hello to the new SR #99Tunnel, we’re preparing for more changes to traffic patterns downtown. Read on for details about: The Battery Street closing for good. Planning ahead for the Aurora Ave N detour and construction impacts…. [ Keep reading ]

Meet Sam, SDOT’s new director!

Welcome, Sam! Monday marked the first day on the job for SDOT’s new director, Sam Zimbabwe. Here’s a snip from his first email to the City team: “Thank you for welcoming me so enthusiastically to Seattle! I can’t express what an honor it is to be a… [ Keep reading ]

VIDEOS: Plan your route now! Here’s what you need to know about the new SR #99Tunnel.

#GoodbyeViaduct and hello, SR #99Tunnel! The new SR 99 tunnel will provide direct access between the stadiums and the Space Needle. Running two miles long, it will be the largest double-deck highway tunnel of its kind in the country. Pretty cool, right? The tunnel offers new options for driving to… [ Keep reading ]

Monday, Feb 4: We’re closing the west side of the 23rd Ave S & S Judkins St intersection.

We’re placing conduit. Here’s what you can expect. As the initial closure of the east side of the intersection wraps up, we’ll be moving to the west side of the 23rd Ave S and S Judkins St intersection on Monday, February 4. We will be digging a trenching across the… [ Keep reading ]