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Learn about 15th Ave NE Paving Project at a virtual drop-in session on July 29!

With investment from the Levy to Move Seattle, 15th Ave NE is getting safety & paving upgrades! Starting this summer, we’ll pave approximately 1.3 miles of 15th Ave NE to make the road safer and more comfortable to travel on, and to extend the useful life of the pavement. This… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT showing up for equality: Director, Sam Zimbabwe on Black Lives Matter

Today marks the one month anniversary since George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis that ignited national and local reflection and conversation about systemic racism and disparate outcomes not just in the police and judicial systems, but across so many other areas, including the ways we plan, build and manage transportation infrastructure… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT engages technical experts and community advocates to achieve best possible outcomes for West Seattle Bridge and community

Mayor Durkan andThe Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)arepleased to announce today the formation of two WestSeattle Bridgeadvisorygroups – our Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) and ourWest Seattle BridgeCommunityTask Force. Today’sannouncement makes clear that the City is moving forward with thesupportand networknecessary to take on the critical milestones just ahead. Mayor Durkan… [ Keep reading ]

Taking action on the ground and in the community to mitigate impacts of the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure

The West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure has had a dramatic effect on the West Seattle and Duwamish Valley communities, and on Seattle as a whole. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) does not take this lightly. Every day since we removed traffic from the bridge, we have been planning and… [ Keep reading ]

Doing our part to support a healthy Seattle

We’re committed to delivering a transportation system that keeps our city thriving and supports healthy living. The health of people living in Seattle and beyond is of utmost importance to us. At the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), we focus on providing healthy options for travel and building infrastructure to… [ Keep reading ]

Women of SDOT: Meet Annya Pintak

March has been Women’s History Month since 1981. Yes, women, we get to share 31 glorious days with the likes of National Grammar Day and St. Patty’s Day. Celebrating the lives of women past and present while acknowledging barriers is so important. Even more important is looking at women’s history… [ Keep reading ]

Calling all green thumbs!

Gardening in the Planting Strip is easy with a free permit! As the days start getting longer and the weather (hopefully) warms, we want to share info about one of our favorite things: gardening in the planting strip! Apply for a free permit to turn the grassy or unpaved area… [ Keep reading ]