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Construction Ahead: Ballard and Interbay-area paving, safety, and bridge projects moving forward | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: Project overview 15th Ave W/NW & Ballard Bridge Paving & Safety Project This project aims to keep people and goods moving and includes enhancements to make the RapidRide D bus line more reliable and to make travel safer for everyone. We completed… [ Keep reading ]

We filled 25,000 potholes in 2023. Our crews are working hard to address more potholes this winter.

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: SDOT crews work year-round to fix potholes and filled 25,000 last year. Every winter, storms and freezing temperatures damage our streets and cause previously filled potholes to reappear. We expect to see more new potholes in the coming weeks following recent freezing… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Year | SDOT’s 2023 Highlights!

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read 2023 was another major year for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and our work to keep Seattle moving forward. Our theme for the year was “Delivery: fast and flavorful, in concert with our values.” We focused on accelerating projects to provide more… [ Keep reading ]

Major projects move a step closer to construction: Route 40 upgrades for 7,500+ daily riders, Ravenna area paving & safety, bridge seismic strengthening, Safe Routes to School, and more! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: 1) Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project Reducing transit travel times, improving transit reliability, and increasing safety and transit access along the Route 40 corridor, from Northgate to Pioneer Square Status: Key features include: You can find more information on our website… [ Keep reading ]

South Seattle safety and bike projects are making exciting progress! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,800 words | 9-minute read We are committed to building safety and mobility improvements in South Seattle. The four Levy to Move Seattle-funded projects detailed in this blog are a top priority for our entire department. We are working hard to deliver these important safety improvements for everyone…. [ Keep reading ]

Repaved streets, safer routes to school, more sidewalks and crosswalks, better access to transit, and more from July to September | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 650 words | 3-minute read We are pleased to present the Q3 2023 Levy to Move Seattle Report. This report highlights our work in the third quarter of 2023 that was funded by your tax dollars through the voter-approved Levy to Move Seattle. This quarter, I’m pleased as always… [ Keep reading ]

Design finalized for the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,600 words | 8-minute read We’ve completed final design on the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project with vital input from the community. This project will create a safer and more reliable bus route and Seattle’s first-ever freight- and bus-only lane. Since early 2020, we’ve engaged community members… [ Keep reading ]

New public artwork just landed in Highland Park | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 750 words | 4-minute read Quick links: Overview: Where’s the Party art installation In 2022, a community selection panel chose artist Matthew Mazzotta to create a new work of art as part of the Highland Park Way SW and SW Holden St Safety Improvements Project. Today, in collaboration… [ Keep reading ]

RapidRide J Line design complete, construction begins next year | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read We have completed the final design of the RapidRide J Line! In the coming months, we’ll advance the process of selecting a contractor and begin preparations for construction, which is expected to begin in summer 2024. This project upgrades King County Metro’s Route… [ Keep reading ]

Summer 2023 Highlights | Improving safety in Seattle with protected bike lanes and Vision Zero programs, thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle 

Blog Stats: 2,000 words | 11-minute read It was a busy summer for safety in Seattle as we advanced designs or started construction on several exciting bike lane and safety projects around the city. We also expanded several important programs aimed at achieving our Vision Zero goal to end traffic… [ Keep reading ]