Posts categorized under Erin Dwyer, Author at SDOT Blog - Page 3 of 4

24th Ave E bridge over SR 520 scheduled to close Tuesday, Sept.8

Here’s some useful information from Washington State Department of Transportation on work that’s being done in the Montlake neighborhood that you should be aware of. On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Washington State Department of Transportation crews plan to close the 24th Avenue East bridge over SR 520 for up to six… [ Keep reading ]

Come Play in the Central District Streets on Sept. 12!

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to safely play in the streets? On Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., you can! Join us as we host Seattle Summer Parkways in the Central District, where More than 40 blocks of streets will be transformed into open-street “parkways” where… [ Keep reading ]

What we’ve been up to: Mercer Corridor Project’s Substantial Completion Photo Blog

In August 2015, the West Phase of the Mercer Corridor Project reached substantial completion – meaning all major closures and improvements to the corridor are complete! All that remains is a localized closure on Roy St. and some low-key maintenance items with associated lane closures around the area, including landscaping,… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Seeks Input on Possible Expanded Restrictions for Ship Canal Bridge Openings

SDOT owns and operates three bridges spanning the Ship Canal (Ballard, Fremont, and University bridges). WSDOT owns and operates the Montlake Bridge. The operation of these bridges is regulated by the US Coast Guard who authorized SDOT and WSDOT to keep the bridges closed on weekdays at 7-9 AM and… [ Keep reading ]

Join us: Vision Zero Vigil and Procession tonight

This Friday evening, we invite you to join the City of Seattle and community partners at the Vision Zero Vigil and Procession. The event serves as a memorial to mark the one-year anniversary of Sher Kung’s death while biking to work on 2nd Ave downtown, and to honor all those… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT’s 5 Tools for the Traveler

Getting around Seattle can be challenging, especially with all the changes and growth happening in the city. To help keep track of it all, SDOT has compiled 5 Tools to help travelers in the Seattle area whenever you’re on the go. In no particular order, SDOT recommends: 1. Time All… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Street Fund Projects Moving Along! West Woodland Complete, Lake to Bay Underway

One pedestrian improvement project wraps up, and another begins! After seven weeks of construction, pedestrian safety improvements around the intersection of 3rd Avenue NW, NW 56th Street and NW 55th Place, near West Woodland Elementary School in Ballard, are now finished. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) appreciates the community’s… [ Keep reading ]

Private and Public Investment = Safer Crossings

There’s a new traffic signal at 9th Ave N and Thomas St in South Lake Union, making it easier and safer to navigate through this busy intersection located within this booming part of town. Thanks to a strategic partnership between SDOT and private developers working in the area, people who… [ Keep reading ]

Traveling in Rainier Valley is About to Become Safer and Easier

Want to help make Rainier Valley a safer and more mobile place to live and work? Join SDOT at our open house on July 30 from 7-9 pm to learn about the projects improving the way people live and travel. The meeting will be held at the Rainier Community Center… [ Keep reading ]

How the S Hinds Street Stairway improves biking connections

Biking between Rainier Valley and Lake Washington is now a lot easier thanks to the new bicycle “runnel” built by SDOT crews at S. Hinds Street and York Road S. stairway. Stairway runnels create an easier way for bicyclists to push bikes up or down a staircase in a channel… [ Keep reading ]