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Tackling 15th Ave NE With Gusto!

To complete construction efficiently crews rebuilding 15th Avenue NE in the University District are going all out, night and day!  The work schedule is quite the balancing act with very little wiggle room on such a highly utilized roadway.  Despite that, in just the first four weeks crews have installed about… [ Keep reading ]

Looking Forward

In 2010 SDOT built 15 blocks of sidewalks and installed 20 miles of new bike lanes and sharrows through the Bridging the Gap Transportation Levy.  But before crews can apply fresh paint to streets or turn any dirt, SDOT planners must select locations for these new facilities.  Guided by the… [ Keep reading ]

Just a bit more…

If you travel in SODO you’ve likely noticed that Airport Way South is looking better and better (see pretty pics below!).  That’s because hard-working construction crews completed phase one of improvements to Airport Way South (South Spokane Street up to South Royal Brougham Way) this year and just about completed Airport… [ Keep reading ]

Mercer Corridor Recommended Routes

Work on the Mercer Corridor Project is well underway including the travel pains that go along with construction, as we all await the improvements.  In a continued effort to ease the pain project team members this week released a Mercer East Construction Notice with route recommendations for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists.  Below… [ Keep reading ]

Airport Way S & 6th Ave S Intersection Closed This Weekend

Crews will be working this weekend to remove old pavement and rebuild Airport Way South between 6th Avenue South and South Dearborn Street. To do that, the intersection of Airport Way South and 6th Ave South must be completely closed. Planned work hours are from 7 p.m. tonight to 7 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

Central Waterfront’s Project Management/ Engineering Team Selected

The City of Seattle is pleased to announce the selection of Central Waterfront Partners as the project management/engineering team for Seattle’s Central Waterfront project.  This project management/ engineering team will now combine with our recently selected design team, headed by james corner field operations, to jointly design and build the… [ Keep reading ]

Keep that input coming!

Tuesday evening, at the first public open house for the very early in design Mercer West project, 155 people signed in and brought their questions and comments. After signing in, attendees gathered near a looping 3-minute narrated PowerPoint presentation to gain a general understanding of the project, before moving on… [ Keep reading ]

Tuesday Night – learn about the “other” Mercer…

With all the hoopla surrounding the September 8th groundbreaking of the Mercer Corridor Project, lovingly referred to as Mercer East, you may not have picked up on the details of the Mercer West Project.  The Mercer West Project would complete the City’s vision for a direct, two-way connection between I-5… [ Keep reading ]

Golden Shovels Kick Off Mercer Fix

Golden (i.e. color only, not karat-rated) shovels dug in yesterday morning, amid rain and a solid crowd. In attendance were Mayor Mike McGinn, Senator Patty Murray, Governor Chris Gregoire, Federal Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Representative Jim McDermott and approximately 125 people in all. The $160 million contract made up of… [ Keep reading ]

4th Ave S Overnight Closures

The contractor working for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to widen the Spokane Street Viaduct will do overnight work every night except for Sunday night, between September 7 and September 17, positioning cranes and installing girders.  The work requires the complete closure of Fourth Avenue South between eastbound Spokane… [ Keep reading ]