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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 ]

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 ]

Magnolia Bridge eastbound closure starts December 23; work expected to take 2-3 days to complete

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read UPDATE (December 23, 2023 at 1:45pm): The eastbound Magnolia Bridge is back open, sooner than expected! We have completed work on the necessary repairs. There is a temporary detour of 50 feet of sidewalk expected to be in place through Tuesday, 12/26, as… [ Keep reading ]

Waterfront Seattle | Traffic calming, wider sidewalks, improved crossings, greenery, and more coming to Pioneer Square

Blog stats: 900 words | 5-minute read Editor’s Note: This is a blog post from the Waterfront Seattle Program. The Waterfront Seattle Program is led by the City of Seattle’s Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects, working closely with other City departments, external partners, civic leaders, stakeholders, and the… [ Keep reading ]

Data shows more people biking & walking along West Marginal Way SW without impacting freight travel | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: Post-project results The West Marginal Way SW Safety Corridor Project has led to several notable outcomes, including safety benefits for people biking, walking, rolling, and driving. Travel volumes Supporting our Vision Zero efforts This project closely aligns with our Vision Zero plan… [ Keep reading ]

We’re making more Healthy Street locations permanent!  

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: Thank you to everyone who participated in our evaluation processes for Healthy Streets! Over the past year, we’ve been working with neighbors, collecting public feedback, and evaluating community use trends to determine if and where more Healthy Street locations should become permanent…. [ Keep reading ]

Update: Automated Enforcement pilot program adds cameras to increase data set for a more robust analysis

Update, December 1, 2023: This blog post was originally posted in November 2021 and has been updated with the latest information. Update (December 2023) The transit lane traffic safety camera on the West Seattle Bridge (high bridge), just east of State Route 99, has been activated. The new traffic camera… [ 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 ]

Melrose Ave street changes at E Pike and E Pine streets in Capitol Hill coming soon

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: We’re making updates to Melrose Ave between E Pike St and E Pine St in Capitol Hill. These changes will make the street more comfortable for people walking, biking, and rolling. They’ll also address issues of illegal parking and illegal left turns… [ Keep reading ]