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Travel Advisory | S Angeline St, between 15th Ave S and S Columbian Way, closed to through traffic beginning April 15th

Thanks to your Levy to Move Seattle tax dollars and our Safe Routes to School program, construction has started on and near 15th Ave S to increase safety for people traveling along this important connection between Beacon Hill and Rainier Valley!  As soon as April 15, S Angeline St will be closed on the east side of 15th… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Soon, you’ll see new sidewalks and safer intersections along Sand Point Way NE! Construction begins in April.

Summary We are making changes near Magnuson Park to keep people safe, whether they are walking, rolling, biking, driving, or taking transit. Our next phase of work starts in April. We’ll add new sidewalks, reconfigure intersections, make signal timing upgrades, and more. Your investment through the Levy to Move Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Best of the Month | Safety is our number one priority!

In this SDOT Best of the Month, we’ll highlight some of the projects that made news in March – and some that didn’t. The new rectangular rapid flashing beacon at Dayton Ave N and N 50th St helps kids and families safely walk and roll to school and to Woodland… [ Keep reading ]

We have been allocated (and as of August 9, awarded!) almost $60 million from the Federal Transit Administration for the Madison Bus Rapid Transit – RapidRide G Line Project!

We’re proud to share that we’ve reached a major funding milestone! The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has now allocated (and as of August 9, 2021, awarded!) $59.9 million in funding from the Small Starts Program to the Madison Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) – RapidRide G Line project for construction.   As of August 9, 2021, it’s official! $59.9 million in funding has officially been awarded to SDOT for the… [ Keep reading ]

Throughout 2020, crews delivered on Levy commitments – and the results of their hard work can be seen citywide.

Summary Thank you, Seattle voters. You have entrusted us to honor our Levy commitments and despite the challenges 2020 brought, we are proud of our crews who continued to meet the moment and deliver Levy-funded projects. Read more in our Levy to Move Seattle 2020 Annual Report. Together, we’ve met or… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | Thanks to your Levy dollars at work, we’re preparing to pave on N 80th St from Aurora Ave N to I-5, starting today!

Summary We’re over halfway done with our Green Lake and Wallingford Paving & Multi-Modal Improvements project, which is funded in part by your tax dollars through the Levy to Move Seattle! Now, we’re starting our work to pave portions of N 80th St and E Green Lake Way N. You can… [ Keep reading ]

Learn about our proposed spend plan for the new $20 vehicle license fee funding.

The plan prioritizes safety, equity, & maintaining the strength of Seattle’s assets, thanks to the input of stakeholders across the community. This blog was updated on April 1, 2021, when the proposed spend plan was submitted to City Council. The revised text is noted in red below, and aims to be clearer and consistent with what… [ Keep reading ]

We’re seeking federal funding sources to support rapid repair of the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge

We are focused squarely on completing necessary repairs to reopen the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge to the public as quickly as possible, while keeping public safety as our top priority. To support this effort, we are working to secure all necessary funding for the upcoming high bridge rehabilitation project – including federal, state and local funding… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We’re partnering with Washington State to reduce speed limits on state routes in Seattle & reach shared goals of ending traffic deaths and serious injuries

In partnership with Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), and with funding from the Levy to Move Seattle, yesterday we began lowering speed limits by 5 miles per hour on portions of state routes within Seattle! (See chart below for exact locations!) Safety is our number one priority and reducing speed limits is a nationally recognized tool… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We’re in the home stretch! The Fairview Ave N Bridge Replacement is scheduled to open this summer.

We are delivering on our commitments to voters, thanks to your Levy to Move Seattle tax dollars at work. In February, we reached the major milestone of completing the construction of the Fairview Ave N Bridge (Fairview bridge) deck and removing construction cranes from project site. We’re excited for the new bridge and hope you are too!  The new… [ Keep reading ]