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March 23-24: Get ready for round two of closures at S Massachusetts St & 23rd Ave S.

This weekend, March 23-24, our work continues from last weekend at the 23rd Ave S and S Massachusetts St intersection to replace the existing concrete panels on S Massachusetts St as part of the larger 23rd Ave Corridor Improvements project. This weekend we’re completing the second half of the project and replacing the concrete… [ Keep reading ]

We’re making emergency repairs to the University Bridge tonight.

Emergency repairs to the University Bridge – tonight. We’re making emergency repairs tonight on the center lock of the University Bridge. Repairs will be made starting tonight at 11 PM until 7 AM Tuesday, March 19. We do not anticipate any traffic impacts or closures. The University Bridge was built… [ Keep reading ]

March 16-17, The intersection at S Massachusetts St and 23rd Ave S will be closed

Over the next two weekends, March 16-17 & 23-24, we will be working at the 23rd Ave S and S Massachusetts St intersection to replace the existing concrete panels on S Massachusetts St as part of the larger 23rd Ave Corridor Improvements project. The work will take place over two weekends, doing… [ Keep reading ]

NEW Peak-Only bus lane on 5th & 6th Avenues installed!

Our crews have been working hard to install new striping and remove old markings quickly and safely in time for the next phase of the Seattle Squeeze on March 23, when all buses that use the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel will permanently move to surface streets. To… [ Keep reading ]

March 9-11: Road work for pedestrian improvements at the intersection of S Myrtle St & Beacon Ave S. 

Swift Ave S, S Myrtle St, and S Othello are two-way arterials serving south Seattle. The streets link Holly Park and Beacon Hill to Interstate 5 (I-5). Our goal is to improve the safety, accessibility, and comfort for all users. From March 9 to 11, 2019, we’ll be making sub… [ Keep reading ]

This Sunday: Landscape maintenance work on Mercer.

Daylight Savings Time starts on Sunday, March 10, 2019. This Sunday, March 10, our Urban Forestry Landscape crews will be performing landscape maintenance on Mercer and 6th Ave N. The work may require us to close an eastbound right lane between 5th and 6th avenues N on Mercer. We’ll be on site from… [ Keep reading ]

Moving toward zero.

Positive trends Seattle is one of the safest cities in the country, even as we continue to grow at a record pace. Today, we’re previewing some exciting news with the City Council’s Transportation and Sustainability Committee. Preliminary data from 2018 indicate a continued downward trend in fatal and serious injury… [ Keep reading ]

March 2-4, 2019: Sub base repairs + concrete pour as we make pedestrian improvements at the intersection of S Myrtle St & Beacon Ave S.

Swift Ave S, S Myrtle St, and S Othello are two-way arterials serving south Seattle. The streets link Holly Park and Beacon Hill to Interstate 5 (I-5). Our goal is to improve the safety, accessibility, and comfort for all users. From March 2-4, 2019, we’re finishing up our sub base repairs… [ Keep reading ]

Post #Snopocalypse potholes repairs. 

The once in a half-century #snOMG mega-storm system (for Seattle ?) has come and gone –  and unfortunately, so have parts of our roads. DOH! The storms dropped over 20 inches of snow on Seattle making this February the snowiest month in 50 years. This caused substantial damage to our roadways and led to… [ Keep reading ]

Wed, Feb 27: Local Access Only along 23rd Ave S between S Massachusetts St & S Jackson St.

This Wednesday, from 9 AM to 3 PM, we’ll be pouring the center lane on 23rd Ave S between S Dearborn St and S Lane St. What this means for you is that when we pour, 23rd Ave S between S Massachusetts St and S Jackson St will be local… [ Keep reading ]