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Come play in the street this Saturday

It’s a great summer for playing in the street. Come on out and have a picnic in the street, play scrabble, teach your kid to ride their bike, have fun! The next Seattle Summer Streets party is in Rainier Valley on Rainier Avenue S between S Alaska and S Orcas… [ Keep reading ]

A straight path for pedestrians

Crossing the street to avoid a blocked sidewalk next to a construction zone is about to become an infrequent experience for Seattle’s walkers.  SDOT briefed the Seattle City Council Transportation Committee this morning on a proposed set of new guidelines and regulations governing pedestrian pathways around construction zones.  You can… [ Keep reading ]

Curb Ramps at Boren Avenue and University Street

The Seattle Times submitted a number of reader questions about transportation related work around the city.  Reader comment:  “The ramp and adjacent sidewalk was jackhammered out and new ramps and adjacent sidewalk installed.” This is an example of rework by a private contractor that SDOT required.  Boren Avenue was repaved… [ Keep reading ]

Curb Repair on NE 50th Street at 37th Avenue NE and 38th Avenue NE

The Seattle Times submitted a number of reader questions about transportation related work around the city.  Reader comment:  “SDOT crews ripped out portions of curbs and sidewalks and replaced them, but did not replace them with ADA ramps.” This is an example of an SDOT spot repair of a broken… [ Keep reading ]

New Curb Ramps at 15th Avenue NE and NE Brockman Place

The Seattle Times submitted a number of reader questions about transportation related work around the city.  Reader comment:  “The city very diligently put in wheelchair access curbs and then did nothing to make the rest of the sidewalks accessible.” As part of a roadway repaving program, curb ramps are typically… [ Keep reading ]

New Sidewalk at 30th Avenue S, South of Jackson Street

The Seattle Times submitted a number of reader questions about transportation related work around the city.  Reader comment:  “Work done and redone several times.”  Pouring of concrete in this location was deliberately done in phases over several days, not because of rework.  There was one instance during this project where… [ Keep reading ]

Ramp at 95th and 20th NE, and New Sidewalk without Curb Ramp at 98th and 20th NE

The Seattle Times submitted a number of reader questions about transportation related work around the city.  Reader comment:  “One ends with a steep path into the park.  At 98th and 20th NE, workers removed the wheelchair ramp and replaced it with a sidewalk that has no wheelchair ramp.” SDOT performed… [ Keep reading ]

Curb Ramp Markings at 24th Avenue E and Boyer Avenue

The Seattle Times submitted a number of reader questions about transportation related work around the city.  Reader comment:  “For weeks the crew was replacing the sidewalk and street.  Now all four corners are marked for ramp access.” The markings for the curb ramps were placed there to ensure that the… [ Keep reading ]

New Sidewalk at 8740 Phinney North

The Seattle Times submitted a number of reader questions about transportation related work around the city.  Reader comment:  “Edge of the sidewalk was not at the same level as the street and the sidewalk was torn up and redone.” This is an example of rework by a private contractor.  SDOT Street… [ Keep reading ]

New Sidewalk at 90th and Phinney Ave N

The Seattle Times submitted a number of reader questions about transportation related work around the city.  Reader comment:  “Poured an enlarged wheelchair ramp and then tore it (out) shortly afterward.” This was a sidewalk project where the sidewalk went around a corner on a slope.  SDOT crews properly followed the… [ Keep reading ]