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West Seattle community representatives advocate for more vehicle access to the Spokane Street Swing Bridge, helping SDOT to make tough decisions

There has been some confusion lately about how decisions are made regarding lower bridge access, and we want to help clear that up. We knew that in order to ensure quick emergency response in West Seattle we had to limit the number of cars that could travel on the low… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | Work on West Marginal Way starting this weekend; Lane reduction near railroad tracks at SW Idaho St

What, When, and Where Starting this weekend, Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21 from approximately 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. our crews will be repairing pavement at abandoned railroad tracks on West Marginal Way. This work may continue the two following weekends, February 27-28, and March 6-7. This work is weather-dependent. The railroad tracks are located about 1 mile south of the… [ Keep reading ]

TODAY, February 18: Virtual Open House for West Marginal Way SW Improvements

Virtual Open House Details We would like to hear your thoughts on the proposed improvements for West Marginal Way SW ahead of design and installation in mid-2021.  To learn more and share your thoughts, please join us at our Virtual Open House TODAY, Thursday, February 18 from 6 – 7:30 PM.  Use… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #16

Last Thursday, we held the 16th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) Meeting. You can watch the meeting in full by clicking the below link:  West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #16  In the meeting, we discussed: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Phase II Rehabilitation Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge) projects… [ Keep reading ]

We really don’t want you to get a ticket! Please don’t go low to help keep the Spokane St Swing Bridge clear for emergency vehicles, freight, & transit.

Summary We’re all in this together, and we know it’s inconvenient to not be able to use the low bridge right now. At the same time, we don’t want you to get a ticket! Please be aware that if you are not authorized to use the low bridge, you will receive… [ Keep reading ]

Take a Virtual Walking Tour of West Marginal Way SW and Join our Upcoming Virtual Open House on February 18

Summary Improvements and changes are planned for West Marginal Way SW. These include an interim pedestrian signal and painted crosswalk at the Duwamish Longhouse, and a new pedestrian pathway on the west side of West Marginal Way SW between the Duwamish Longhouse and SW Idaho St. Go on our Virtual Walking Tour with our… [ Keep reading ]

Hard at work. Though you may not see our crews on the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, we’re planning for phase 2 rehabilitation.

Summary  Crews have spent the past 8 months completing phase 1 of our West Seattle High-Rise Bridge (high bridge) stabilization efforts. Now, we’re busy planning for what’s next on the high bridge.   Our intelligent monitoring system is helping us understand how the high bridge is responding to stabilization measures, and guiding our design for phase 2 rehabilitation.  We’re already working to bring a contractor on board to take phase 2 of the bridge… [ Keep reading ]

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 (206) 400-7511. Tagalog mangyari lamang… [ Keep reading ]

Reconnect West Seattle: In 2020, we finished over 20 projects to help communities stay safe and mobile during the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge repair. More are on the way in 2021!

Summary Reconnect West Seattle has been a joint effort over the past year with several neighborhoods to restore travel to and from West Seattle and surrounding communities. We completed over 20 projects in 2020! This includes biking infrastructure improvements, new bus lanes, speed radar signs, and a West Seattle and Duwamish Valley Walking Map, for people walking and rolling in South Park to help increase mobility. We’re also helping to make changing your… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

We’re posting this blog to keep you informed about the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Safety Program. If you need this information translated, please call (206) 400-7511. (Jump to the English version of this blog post.) 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)… [ Keep reading ]