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We’re installing signs around the West Seattle Low Bridge starting Oct. 24 to let everyone know bridge access will be monitored with automated (photo) enforcement. Fines begin as early as January 1, 2021.

Summary From approximately October24 to the end of October,we’re installing signsnear theWest Seattle Low BridgeonSW Spokane Street. The signs willnotifypeopledriving that we’re using automated (photo) enforcementon the Low Bridge.Cameras will be installed inNovember. Low Bridge access iscurrentlyforauthorized users onlyandthis policywill continue, though it will now rely on 24/7automated enforcement.The automated… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve completed a cost-benefit analysis to support and inform the repair or replacement paths forward for the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge.

Summary As part of our steadfast commitment to clear communication and transparency, we’re excited to share the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) with you.    The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force will meet Wednesday, October 21 at 12 PM to review and discuss the CBA. You can watch this… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization

Every Monday, we’re posting a blog to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. In this week’s update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge stabilization update   West Seattle Bridge Community Task… [ Keep reading ]

The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force has met twice recently – once with Mayor Durkan – as we get closer to a decision to repair or replace the bridge.

Watch the 10th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting on YouTube. (This week’s meeting will be available soon!) Summary At our 10thWest Seattle Bridge Community Task Force meetinglast week,Mayor Durkan continued to express how important it is for her to prioritize equity,protect lives and preserve public safety.During the Q&A… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Multimodal Corridor Project non-trail Market Phase improvements wrap up

In spring 2019, crews began sidewalk and roadway improvements, new paving, and signal, crossing, and transit improvements as part of the non-trail related Market Phase (NW Market St between the Ballard Locks and 24th Ave NW) of the Ballard Multimodal Corridor project. Improvements completed during this phase of the project… [ Keep reading ]

EVENT | Do you live in Georgetown? Join our meeting on Oct. 19 to learn about our Home Zone plan and share feedback.

On Monday, October 19, we will be checking in with the Georgetown community. We’ll share what we heard on the Home Zone walk on October 16, and collect additional feedback from community to develop a proposed home zone plan. The meeting is co-hosted with the Georgetown Community Council. Meeting Details:… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We’re starting work on our 12th Ave S Vision Zero Project this week to make walking, rolling, and biking easier and safer.

Summary: The neighborhood around 12th Ave S is growing rapidly, and we want to make sure people traveling in and around it are safe. This Vision Zero project – funded by your tax dollars through the Levy to Move Seattle – aims to reduce vehicular speed on 12th Ave S… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization

Every Monday, we’re posting a blog to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. In this week’s update: High-Rise Bridge Stabilization Update Paving at West Marginal Way SW and… [ Keep reading ]

The Levy to Move Seattle is making a real, tangible difference in neighborhoods. Thanks to your tax dollars, it’s now easier, safer, and smoother to travel along SW Avalon Way.

We’ve heard from our neighbors that the new bike lanes on SW Avalon Way have been getting use, especially on warm, sunny days.One of our neighbors recently shared thisvideo of his young sonwho now feels safe and comfortable riding his bicycle along SW Avalon Way. Summary We’ve completed work along… [ Keep reading ]

More Levy to Move Seattle dollars at work for you! Our concrete crews completed two repaving projects near the busy Alaska Junction.

Summary We completed two concrete panel replacement projects in the heart ofAlaska Junction:at SW Alaska St & California Ave SW and on 44th Ave SW & SW Edmunds St. Repairs were funded by ourArterial Major Maintenance (AMM) Program, one of the our crew paving programs, which receives funding from the… [ Keep reading ]