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National Work Zone Awareness Week – Your Help Needed!

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 7-minute read At-a-Glance: This week, April 17-21, is National Work Zone Awareness Week, an annual campaign to encourage safe travel through work zones. Please join us by doing your part to help keep workers in our public right-of-way safe every day. Safety is a priority… [ Keep reading ]

WINTER HIGHLIGHTS | Keeping Seattle moving in challenging conditions

Blog stats: 2,000 words | 10-minute read Last fall, we started sharing regular seasonal updates with you. These posts highlight the many things we’re working on to keep you moving safely and efficiently throughout Seattle. So bundle up, grab a hot tea or coffee, and read our highlights from this… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Streetcar South Lake Union Line rider alert: Closures scheduled April 3-7 and May 1-7 for system maintenance and repair work

Blog stats: 450 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: The Seattle Streetcar South Lake Union Line is receiving needed maintenance and repairs this spring, leading to the two planned closures in April and May. We’re working closely with King County Metro to complete the work as quickly and efficiently as possible… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We’re making progress on Madison RapidRide G Line construction! At the halfway mark, here’s what we’ve done so far & what’s ahead. 

Summary: The Madison – RapidRide G Line is a partnership between us and King County Metro with significant funding support from Sound Transit and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). It will create a frequent and reliable public transportation line between 1st Ave and Martin Luther King Jr Way. The route… [ Keep reading ]

E Madison St will be closed between 12th Ave and 14th Ave for two weeks starting Monday, March 6

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: Starting at 6 a.m. on Monday, March 6, we will close all lanes of E Madison St between 12th Ave and 14th Ave. The street will reopen by 6 a.m. on Monday, March 20. There will be a signed detour for people… [ Keep reading ]

Travel advisory | Overnight lane reductions on Alaskan Way Between Columbia and Madison streets begin tonight, Tuesday, February 21

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read Construction of the new Marion Street Pedestrian Bridge has progressed to a point where construction workers can remove the temporary “falsework” support structure on Alaskan Way.  Starting overnight tonight, Tuesday, February 21, workers will begin removal of the falsework and columns that have… Filed Under: SDOT, Traffic and Construction, Travel AdvisoryTagged With: , , , , , ,

Construction on Pike and Pine street improvements begins this week!

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read Quick link: Sign up to receive Waterfront Seattle’s Pike Pine weekly construction email to stay up to date on the project and what to expect during construction.  Pike Pine Streetscape and Bicycle Improvements Project, part of the Waterfront Seattle Program, is starting construction… [ Keep reading ]

We filled 23,000 potholes last year. Thank you for your patience as we continue to fix many more each day.

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: It’s not your imagination, there were more potholes than usual last year. In 2022 our crews filled 23,000 potholes. That’s 50% more potholes than we filled in 2021, and the highest number of potholes in the past 5 years. 2023 has also… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Spokane St Swing Bridge emergency response, free ORCA cards for Seattle Housing Authority residents, and more!

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 8-minute read In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top posts from January. 1) Spokane St Swing Bridge is now reopen following successful repairs and testing After the major ice event in late-December,… [ Keep reading ]

The Waterfront’s Overlook Walk project construction soars to new heights!

Blog stats: 950 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: Along the waterfront, much has changed since last summer, when the Waterfront Seattle team first began construction of the Overlook Walk project. With many new elements of the waterfront currently under construction within previously existing work areas, it could be easy to… [ Keep reading ]