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SAVE THE DATE! Roberto Maestas to be honored during Beacon Rocks! August 28th

Back in January, SDOT staff attended the North Beacon Hill Council meeting to talk about a proposal to rename Lander Festival Street to Roberto Maestas Festival Street. The NBHC approved the change and asked for SDOT to make it a formal, permanent change, rather than an “honorary” naming, as originally… [ Keep reading ]

Construction at Elliott and West Mercer Place

City crews are gearing up to start construction of the southbound Elliott Avenue West left-turn improvement this week.  The work will last three to six weeks, depending on weather conditions.  The existing left-turn lane is 225 feet in length, and SDOT crews will be extending it to 350 feet.   To… [ Keep reading ]

Race and Social Justice Initiative in Action at SDOT!

The Race and Social Justice (RSJ) Change Team’s mission is to provide leadership and oversight under the guidance of the City’s RSJ Initiative so that SDOT can successfully eliminate institutional racism within departmental practices, policies, programs, and procedures.  One of the Change Team focuses is community engagement. In 2010, the… [ Keep reading ]

Improvements to Elliott Avenue W. at West Mercer Place Coming Your Way

If you live or work around this area you probably noticed surveyors on the street last week. SDOT is getting ready to lengthen the left-turn lanes on Elliott Avenue W. at West Mercer Place. Construction will begin June 13 and will last 3-6 weeks. Why are we doing this? This… [ Keep reading ]

Thank you Alki and West Seattle friends and neighbors for letting us come out and play on your street!

There was electricity in the air as the morning kicked off with the sound of the pistol at 9:30 am signifying the start of the West Seattle 5K Run/Walk. Around 1400 runners and walkers joined the race, 100 people more than last year! You may see the race results at… [ Keep reading ]

A once-in-a-lifetime project to connect our city to Elliott Bay is now underway!

  On Thursday, May 19th, the reshaping of Seattle’s Central Waterfront took one more step forward with a public meeting hosted by the City of Seattle at the Bell Harbor Conference Center. The event was attended by over 900 people, who took in a presentation, asked questions and gave feedback… [ Keep reading ]