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Crossing in a Winter Wonderland

  As part of the Center City Holiday Pedestrian Safety Campaign, on Saturday, December 10, SDOT joined forces with the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) and Feet First to remind drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to take it slow and pay attention. Peter Hahn, SDOT Director, Kate Joncas, DSA President and CEO,… [ Keep reading ]

Winter Weather Brochures Arriving – Just in Time!

This past week we’ve been seeing headlines in the local media about the arrival of heavy rains, windstorms and even snow.  Just in time, SDOT’s annual Winter Weather brochures are also arriving!   Every year the department prints thousands of brochures which are delivered to Seattle’s elementary schools for the children… [ Keep reading ]

Mountains to Sound Trail Before & After – Startlingly Good

We all like to see positive transformations, and oh what a transformation the Mountains to Sound Trail project is…  Opening last Saturday with a ribbon cutting and community event led by Mayor Mike McGinn and Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith, this new segment of trail is writing a new chapter in… [ Keep reading ]

Preventing landslides

What’s not to love about Seattle’s hills, with their great views of the water and mountains? Well, here’s something: landslides.   Depending on the amount rain and their intensity,  landslides can be a big problem, causing major damage to public and private property.   Last year SDOT’s Street Maintenance crew responded to more… [ Keep reading ]