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Latest post-tensioning work dramatically increases West Seattle Bridge’s strength, moving us closer to reopening

We have reached another major construction milestone on the West Seattle High Bridge repairs: we’ve completed tightening the steel post-tensioning cables inside the bridge. Crews began the tightening process early last week. This is an important part of our work to strengthen and fully repair the bridge, and brings us… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our latest quarterly report for Reconnect West Seattle – Quarter 2, 2022

We have completed 59 of the 70 Reconnect West Seattle Implementation Plan projects from 2020-2022. We have completed 51 of the 64 Home Zone project elements. And we have completed 275 traffic mitigation projects since March 2020. Overview Reconnect West Seattle was developed in response to the unexpected closure of… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Distributing free ORCA cards, announcing the expected West Seattle Bridge reopening schedule, celebrating Ride Transit Month, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from June. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – June 2022 Seattle Transit Measure | We are giving free, unlimited ORCA Recovery cards to people working in food service and… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge: What’s next for bridge repairs and construction before reopening

Editor’s Note (June 24, 2022): We added a short 2-minute video to this blog post describing how bridge post-tensioning works. You can view the video below or check in out on our SDOT YouTube videos page. We expect the West Seattle Bridge to open the week of September 12, 2022,… [ Keep reading ]

Pending successful completion of remaining construction tasks, West Seattle Bridge will reopen in September 2022

Please note: This blog post is available in multiple languages, including Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Traditional), Korean, Somali, Khmer, and Oromo. Please use the links below to access those languages: A la espera de que se completen con éxito las obras de construcción restantes, el puente de West Seattle reabrirá en septiembre… [ Keep reading ]

We have finished pouring structural concrete inside the West Seattle Bridge, completing a major repair milestone and moving us closer to reopening the bridge

We have exciting news about the progress on West Seattle Bridge final repairs. Today, our construction contractor finished pouring structural concrete inside the bridge, forming the structures that will hold new steel cables essential to strengthening the bridge. Completing this crucial project milestone marks the end of a challenging process… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our latest quarterly report for Reconnect West Seattle

Overview Reconnect West Seattle was borne out of the unexpected closure of the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge in March of 2020, which dramatically impacted West Seattle and nearby Duwamish Valley communities. Through Reconnect West Seattle, we have a vision to restore travel across the Duwamish to similar levels seen before… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #28 – April 21, 2022

On Thursday, April 21, we held the 28th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) meeting. You can watch a video recording of the full meeting on YouTube: West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #28 We discussed the following topics at the meeting (please note: you can click on… [ Keep reading ]

Latest Reconnect West Seattle quarterly report now available (October-December 2021) – Learn about our work to promote safety and mobility in West Seattle and Duwamish Valley communities

Reconnect West Seattle was borne out of the unexpected closure of the West Seattle Bridge in March 2020, which affected West Seattle and the nearby Duwamish Valley communities in a variety of ways. Through Reconnect West Seattle, we are implementing a vision to restore travel across the Duwamish to similar… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #27 – February 10, 2022

On Thursday, February 10, we held the 27th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) meeting. You can watch a video recording of the full meeting on YouTube: West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #27 During this meeting we were joined by Senior Deputy Mayor Monisha Harrell, Chief Equity… [ Keep reading ]