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Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

We post a blog weekly to keep you informed about the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Safety Program. Jump to the English version of this blog post. If you need this information translated, please call (206) 400-7511. 如果您需要此信息翻譯成中文 請致電 (206) 400-7511. Kung kailangan mo ang impormasyon na ito na nakasalin sa… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

Jump to blog. If you need this information translated, please call (206) 400-7511.  如果您需要此信息翻譯成中文 請致電 (206) 400-7511.  Kung kailangan mo ang impormasyon na ito na nakasalin sa (206) 400-7511.  Tagalog mangyari lamang na tumawag sa (206) 400-7511.  Si necesita traducir esta información al español, llame al (206) 400-7511.  Odeeffannoon kun akka siif (206) 400-7511.  Nếu quý vị cần thông tin này chuyển ngữ sang tiếng Việt xin gọi (206) 400-7511.  የዚህን መረጃ ትርጉም ከፈለጉ፣ በዚህ ስልክ ቁጥር ይደውሉ፡ (206) 400-7511.  ናይዚ ሓበሬታ ትርጉም እንተደሊኹም፣ በዚ ቁጽሪ ስልኪ ይድውሉ፡ (206) 400-7511.  당신이 번역이 정보를 필요로하는 경우에, (206) 400-7511 로 전화해주십시오.  Happy New Year! We’re excited to be back with you after a two-week break, and for the year ahead. We’re posting… [ Keep reading ]

King County Metro is offering West Seattle commuters two months of free vanpooling!

Summary If you’re looking to shorten your commute via access to the Low Bridge, save money, share the responsibility of driving, and more, a vanpool group is an efficient and sustainable way to do so. Metro is offering people commuting to and from West Seattle the opportunity to get the first two months of vanpooling for… [ Keep reading ]

As we close out 2020 with the decision to repair the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, we thank our Technical Advisory Panel for their essential contributions

Over the last two months, we have reached considerable milestones we never expected to be celebrating when 2020 began: The end of phase I stabilization efforts on the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge The decision to repair the bridge so it can reopen to traffic in 2022 Behind the scenes, the Technical… [ Keep reading ]

We’re in this together. Don’t go Low – instead, use the other ways to get to and from West Seattle – to avoid a $75 ticket the easy way.

Help us keep the Low Bridge clear for emergency vehicles, transit, and heavy freight. If you are not authorized to use the Low Bridge, then you could get a $75 citation for every trip across it starting January 11, 2021. Summary To keep the Low Bridge clear for emergency vehicles – as well as transit and heavy freight – we’re… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

If you need this information translated, please call (206) 900-8734. 如果您需要此信息翻譯成中文 請致電 (206) 900-8734. Kung kailangan mo ang impormasyon na ito na nakasalin sa (206) 900-8734. Tagalog mangyari lamang na tumawag sa (206) 900-8734. Si necesita traducir esta información al español, llame al (206) 900-8734. Odeeffannoon kun akka siif (206)… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle High-Rise Bridge work platforms come down next week, marking the end of our emergency measures to both stabilize the bridge & set the stage for future repairs

The emergency measures we’ve been working on since the spring were necessary regardless of whether we chose to repair or replace the bridge. Stabilization sets the stage for upcoming repairs of the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge. The primary components and purpose of the stabilization measures are: Installing and stressing the post-tensioning system: Along with carbon fiber wrapping, the… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

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 Low Bridge Camera Installation Live Load… [ Keep reading ]

Starting in January 2021, we will add an automated photo enforcement system on the Low Bridge that will supplement existing enforcement by police

We need to keep the West Seattle Low Bridge clear for emergency vehicles, freight, and transit. In October, we announced that automated photo enforcement would begin on the Low Bridge (also called the Spokane St Swing Bridge) as early as January 2021. The West Seattle High-Rise Bridge remains closed. In this blog, we’ll discuss how photo enforcement will work and what you can… [ Keep reading ]

The 14th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting

Watch the meeting using this link. Summary The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) met last week to discuss the decision to repair the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, learn about current and future bridge repair efforts, and discuss ongoing traffic mitigation efforts throughout the communities impacted by the bridge closure. Last… [ Keep reading ]