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Waterfront Seattle – Environmental Review Scoping has begun!

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on elements of the proposed Waterfront Seattle project including Alaskan Way, the pedestrian promenade, and the overlook walk. The EIS scoping comment period for these elements began on August 14 and continues through September 25. You can submit… [ Keep reading ]

Waterfront photos and public pictures: 1,000 photos and counting!

Waterfront Seattle’s free photo booth is one more great reason to visit your favorite fairs, festivals and parks this summer. Did you know? The photo booth has been traveling all around Seattle this summer. In July, the 1,000th photo of people imagining themselves on our future waterfront was snapped! Where… [ Keep reading ]

South Park Bridge Photo Show Tomorrow – You are Invited!

On Wednesday, July 24, the South Park Bridge Construction project team will host their forth slideshow on construction progress. Attendees will have the chance to get an insider’s look into the bridge construction and the pieces that make it come together.  Food and drinks will be provided. A Spanish interpreter… [ Keep reading ]

A Waterfront for All

Street + Transit Update On June 26, the Waterfront Seattle team held a special event to provide street design and local waterfront transit updates for community feedback. Building on more than two years of community engagement, this vision includes a new urban street to accommodate all modes of travel and… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Miss it! South Park Bridge Construction Update Slideshow on July 24

Join the South Park Bridge Construction project team for their forth slideshow on construction progress on July 24 at 7:00 pm. Guest speakers will include John Stamets, project photographer, and Tim Lane, King County Bridge Engineer. Food and drink will be provided. When: Wednesday, July 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

SDOT hires Worker Goats

You’ve heard of men at work, well, we have goats at work! About 62 goats have moved to the Pine Street Hill Climb for another week of urban grazing. This area is hard for machines and humans to reach, but the herd quickly strips the incline of blackberries, thistles and… [ Keep reading ]

King Street Station wins on ASCE’s top engineering award

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Seattle Section presented the Local Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (LOCEA) Awards on June 12; these awards recognize “projects that have improved the quality of life and contributed to the economic development of the local community, area or region.” King Street Station captured top… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us on June 26 for a Waterfront Seattle, Street and Transit Update

Come and participate in this interactive update on Alaskan Way design and options for waterfront transit on Wednesday, June 26 at 5:30 pm. The project team will be sharing street design and local waterfront transit updates for community feedback. Meeting details: Street + Transit Update Wednesday, June 26 5:30 –… [ Keep reading ]

Bertha Up-close and Personal

After eight weeks of heavy lifting and assembly, crews lowered Bertha’s 838-ton cutterhead into the SR 99 tunnel launch pit last Friday. Bertha is the world’s largest tunneling machine. Crews are now working on welding the pieces together, connecting wires and hoses and testing the machine, which will take about… [ Keep reading ]

Major portions of Seawall early work are complete!

It’s been a busy eight weeks for the Elliott Bay Seawall Project as we worked on Alaskan Way preparing the area for construction of the new Seawall this fall. If you’re down along the waterfront, you might notice additional on-street parking spaces (28 to be exact) installed for the summer,… [ Keep reading ]