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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 ]

1st Ave S On-ramp Going Away!

REMINDER – REMINDER – REMINDER Monday, May 17th, crews close the 1st Ave S on-ramp to the West Seattle Bridge – not out of spite, rather to make room for the new!!  The existing ramp has to come down as crews widen this section of upper roadway, referred to as… [ Keep reading ]

Why are all those people just standing around looking in the hole?

Why are all those people just standing around?  Why aren’t they working?  Reasonable  questions.  Actually, all those people are working and each and every one of them is there for a reason. They represent all the concerns involved in determining the work to be done in “the hole.”  More than… [ Keep reading ]

Your Bike Can Get You to the Office Too

Have you been looking for a reason to start biking to work? Maybe you’ve had the best intentions but just haven’t got going yet. Well we’ve got the occasion to get you going. May is “Bike to Work” month and there are online resources to help you get your bike… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Annual Report…Hot off the e-Press

SDOT has just published its 2009 Annual Report detailing the work the department’s been involved in over the past year. Each year the report highlights the programs and services SDOT offers and checks in on the progress of our initiatives. It’s a great resource to learn more about the vast… [ Keep reading ]

40 Ways to Go!

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day by driving less. Transportation is the biggest contributor to global warming in Seattle and the state of Washington. If everybody in the city drove 2,000 fewer miles a year, we would meet our climate goals by 2012. Here are 40 ideas to help… [ Keep reading ]

Creating a different transportation future

4Culture and Great City (and SDOT, who participated on the selection panel) are pleased to announce the eight projects that have been selected for aLIVE; “aLIVe focuses on new thinking about what is possible when we design around the human body? We’re asking professional artists and artist teams, architects, landscape… [ Keep reading ]

Pictures Speak Louder…

Just a note to say that construction to build the new eastbound 4th Ave S off-ramp from the S Spokane St Viaduct is looking good – from both above and below! To see more pictures of progress visit recent SDOT Blog S Spokane St project posts.