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The 14th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting

Watch the meeting using this link. Summary The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) met last week to discuss the decision to repair the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, learn about current and future bridge repair efforts, and discuss ongoing traffic mitigation efforts throughout the communities impacted by the bridge closure. Last… [ Keep reading ]

Safe Routes to School Emergency COVID-19 Response grants of up to $1,000 are still available

Applications are available now and grants will be awarded on a rolling basis. Summary Back in October, we announced emergency COVID-19 Response grants offered through our Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. This grant funding is still available! Grants of up to $1,000 can be awarded to nonprofits, Seattle schools, and school-oriented community organizations to fund a variety… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

Every Monday, we post a blog to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. In this week’s update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization Upcoming Live Load Testing on Terminal… [ Keep reading ]

The RapidRide J Line – from Downtown to the U District – is still coming & will end at the U District Link light rail station. Join us virtually on Dec. 9 to learn more.

The RapidRide J Line (Roosevelt) Project is still on course to provide high-quality rapid transit service connecting Downtown Seattle with the neighborhoods of South Lake Union, Eastlake, and the University District. In partnership with King County Metro (Metro), to address budget shortfalls related to COVID-19, we plan to shorten the RapidRide J Line route. The modified route will end within one block of the U District Link… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory: Single westbound lane closed on Denny Way from Stewart St to Minor Ave N

What, When, and Where: From 9 a.m. on Friday, December 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, December 7, the single westbound lane on Denny Way from Stewart St to Minor Ave N will be closed. Here, we will replace rocking concrete panels that sits atop a cast-iron water main. This will help preserve the life and functionality of the water main. What You Can Expect: This lane closure will impact your… [ Keep reading ]

Rail safety awareness helps keep everyone safe from injury and incident.

Summary Safety is always important, but shorter days call for additional reminders to stay vigilant about personal safety while using all modes of transportation. Commuter and freight trains are a significant and critical part of our cityscape and regional economy, and will continue to affect other modes of travel. At SDOT, we’re committed to making it easier and safer for everyone to arrive at their destination by providing the… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Best of the Month | November’s Behind-the-Scenes Projects, Roadside Chats, Scooter Updates, Holiday Stay Healthy Blocks, & More

In this SDOT Best of the Month, we’ll highlight some of (non-West Seattle Bridge!) projects that made news – and some that didn’t. Crews Repair the Spokane St Viaduct in 27 Hours Straight Urban Forestry Team Extends the Life of 12 Trees in Pioneer Square Safe Routes to Schools Projects Near Rainier… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

On Mondays, we’re posting blogs to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. This week’s blog will not include a formal construction update due to last week’s Thanksgiving holiday. We will return next week with our… [ Keep reading ]

Roadside Chat with Matthew Howard on Race and Mobility | Part 3 of 3

Matthew Howard is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Washington (UW) Seattle. Among other topics, he studies how historical events shape the African American identity and experiences, in both literature and life. He started at SDOT on April 1, 2020 and is working with the Street Use… [ Keep reading ]

We are halfway through our paving and redesign work in and around Green Lake thanks to your Levy to Move Seattle dollars at work!

Summary We made the intersection of NE Ravenna Blvd, NE 71st St, and E Green Lake Way N more predictable for everyone. Changes will help with visibility – especially for people driving, who can now more easily spot people walking and rolling. We also wrapped up significant work on N 40th… [ Keep reading ]