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The North Downtown Paving Pinnacle

When the Virginia Street paving project wraps up it will mark the completion of paving in the north end of Downtown that has been ongoing on 2nd, 4th, 5th, Stewart, Olive, Pike and 3rd for the better part of three years! After seven months, the last segment of the Virginia… [ Keep reading ]

Airport Way Flies Into New Green Territory

Expected to start August 2nd is Phase II of the Airport Way paving project, making the stretch between Royal Brougham and Dearborn just as gorgeous as the newly completed section from South Spokane Street to South Dearborn. There’s a new green twist, however.  Phase II is breaking ground into new… [ Keep reading ]

10th Ave E one of five Spot Rehab Projects

  Next Monday three of five SDOT Arterial Spot Rehabilitation projects kick  off, adding to an already full paving docket.  The very  bumpy and cracked 10th Avenue E, from E Boston Street to E Miller Street, is one of the projects starting July 26th.  It will get fully reconstructed, including sidewalk and driveway… [ Keep reading ]

5th Ave NE Improvements at Northgate

With just some “punch list” (industry talk for tieing up loose ends) items left, the improvements to 5th Avenue NE in Northgate – Phase II – are complete!    Phase I, completed in 2007, improved three blocks of 5th Ave NE abutting Northgate Mall.  Now 5th Avenue is pretty on both… [ Keep reading ]

Eastbound Lanes of Lower Spokane Street to Open July 16

On July 16th, two eastbound lanes of lower Spokane Street will re-open between East Marginal Way S and Fourth Avenue S, with one lane continuing to Sixth Avenue.  The change means drivers on lower Spokane, who were restricted to East Marginal Way S for south-bound travel, will be able to… [ Keep reading ]

NE 45th Street Viaduct Project Sponsors Bicycle Training Events

Attend a FREE Bicycle Commuting Workshop! Please join us and tell your friends, SDOT, in partnership with Cascade Bicycle Club (CBC), is offering a FREE bicycle workshop to encourage new bicycle ridership during and after the NE 45th Street viaduct closure. In addition, if you or someone you know who… [ Keep reading ]

Upcoming Bike the Burke Events!

As part of the NE 45th Street Viaduct Project, SDOT has partnered with Cascade Bicycle Club to encourage new bicycle ridership through a series of workshops and rides. The workshops are designed to teach bicycle skills and safety. The rides, or Bike Brigades, will give riders the real world experience… [ Keep reading ]

TIMBER!

When you last drove on the NE 45th Viaduct, you likely felt like you were on a pretty solid bridge.  You were, but under that concrete was wood that doesn’t look nearly as sturdy once you take the concrete off!  Take a look at this demolition photo from the project…. [ Keep reading ]

Sharrows Showing up on South Park Neighborhood Streets

Bicyclists who are accustomed to crossing the South Park Bridge will need to take a different route over the Duwamish River when the bridge closes, starting June 30. This week the Seattle Department of Transportation will install sharrows on a route connecting with the bicycle path on the First Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Project inspires bike, bus & walk map

The NE 45th St Viaduct Project is not only replacing the old timber structure to the west – it’s also inspired a new outreach effort. The project includes a program to encourage walking, biking, and riding during and after construction. A “Bike, Bus, Walk Map” of the project area shows… [ Keep reading ]