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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 ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

Every Monday, we post 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 Upcoming Live Load Testing on Terminal… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

On Mondays, we’re posting blogs 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. This week’s blog will not include a formal construction update due to last week’s Thanksgiving holiday. We will return next week with our… [ 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. Next week’s blog will be minimal due to the upcoming holiday. In this week’s update:… [ Keep reading ]

Following the announcement that we will repair the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, the Community Task Force met with Mayor Durkan to review and discuss next steps

Watch the video of the meeting. Watch a recording of the Mayor’s press conference on November 19. Read details about the decision to repair the bridge. The next meeting will take place December 2. We will post details to watch live on in a future blog. This week, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan… [ Keep reading ]

The fastest path: Building on months of stabilization work, major repairs slated for West Seattle High-Rise Bridge

Mayor Durkan chooses repair over replacement, pushing for bridge reopening in 2022 The Decision Today, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that she has instructed the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to restore travel across the Duwamish by repairing the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge. SDOT has nearly completed Phase I of… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor hosts West Seattle Bridge Town Hall to listen & respond to community feedback ahead of repair-or-replace decision

You can watch a full recording of the event on SDOT’s YouTube channel . A full summary of the Town Hall can be found here. This week’s Community Task Force Meeting will take place on Thursday, November 19, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mayor Durkan will join the meeting to provide an update and answer any questions. Watch… [ Keep reading ]

Please slow down to 30 MPH on West Marginal Way; SPD will be increasing enforcement to keep people safe.

Summary We’ve completed two key projects along West Marginal Way SW as part of our larger plan to Reconnect West Seattle. On top of that, we’ve decreased the speed limit from 40 MPH to 30 MPH. As we continue to do our part, we’re asking you to do yours: please… [ Keep reading ]