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As we hit the 6-month mark of the West Seattle Bridge closure, the Community Task Force met for the 9th time, and we shared an update on our plans for West Marginal Way.

Summary  West Seattle High-Rise Bridge stabilization work is continuing, and stay tuned for video in an upcoming blog.  The Low Bridge Subcommittee is almost fully formed, and will meet for the first time next week.  We shared updates on the cost-benefit analysis: how we’ll be measuring attributes, and the three categories of risks we’re keeping top of mind. … [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization

In this week’s update: High-Rise Bridge Stabilization New Speed Radar Signs on Sylvan Way SW Reconnect West Seattle Implementation Plan NextWest Seattle BridgeCommunity Task Force Meeting (Watchthemeetingliveon September 23 at 12 PM) Traffic Alert: 1st Ave S and Olson Pl SW paving High-Rise Bridge Stabilization Kraemer North America, our contractor… [ Keep reading ]

City audit echoes SDOT’s call for future bridge maintenance funding, & reinforces ideas for improving our already strong bridge maintenance program to support our aging infrastructure

Today, theSeattleOffice of the City Auditorreleased an auditof our bridge maintenance programrequested by Seattle City Council. We appreciate the timetheytook to understand the complex engineering and financial aspects of our work, and our important role in supporting safety and mobility for the traveling public, preserving public infrastructure, and stewarding public… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization

Last week,we shared our first weekly update about the work we’re doing on the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge. You can expect an update every week. Our goal is to keep you informed of our sustained progress to stabilize the bridge, efforts to address traffic, and other updates related to the… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization

Since the closure of the High-Rise Bridge, we’ve worked to simultaneously advance all efforts needed to expeditiously pursue both a repair or replace scenario. By advancing both pathways at once, not a moment has been lost while the careful and thorough assessment is done to understand which avenue – repair or replace –… [ Keep reading ]

Since March, we’ve implemented 175 changes to support communities affected by the West Seattle Bridge closure

During the closure, we’re working tokeep people moving, lessen the impacts to the best of our ability, and preserve/enhance public safety. We know that no level of traffic mitigation can overcome the 100,000+ travelers displaced across West Seattle, Duwamish Valley, and Seattle as a whole by the closure of the… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan and West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force addressed individual, community, small business, and industry needs alongside environmental justice in August 19 meeting

The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Forceis one of the many ways that we ensure the communities’ voices are at the center of our West Seattle Bridge decisions. Community Task Force members represent neighborhoods, industries, government, and services across West Seattle and nearby communities. In the latest Community Task Force meeting on August 19,… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT selects HNTB to design the West Seattle Bridge replacement, a necessary step for all repair or replacement scenarios.

Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve reached a major milestone in our work to restore mobility to West Seattle, the Duwamish Valley, and other communities impacted by the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. Through the Request for Qualifications process,we’veselectedtheinfrastructure solutions firmHNTB Corporationto designtheWest SeattleBridge replacement.This work will be needed… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: Weekend work in West Seattle

This weekend, August 8-9, we’ll be working throughout West Seattle to improve safety along detour routes. Since the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure, we’ve implemented 170+ improvements to keep people moving across the Duwamish and throughout West Seattle, including adding new speed radar signs to Sylvan Way SW last weekend…. [ Keep reading ]

The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force met for the sixth time yesterday!

TheWest Seattle BridgeCommunity Task Forceis one of the many ways that we ensure the communities’ voices are at the center of our West Seattle Bridge decisions.CommunityTask Force members represent neighborhoods, industries, government, and services across West Seattle andnearby communities. Atyesterday’smeeting, we shared progress and solicited feedback onthreesignificant projects that theCommunityTask… [ Keep reading ]