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Do you travel along NE 65th St between NE Ravenna Blvd and 39th Ave NE? You’re safer after the redesign, says our new evaluation report.

People traveling alongNE 65thSt neededimprovements to enhance safety, and we delivered.Read the full report here. After our redesignalong the 1.5 mile stretch between NE Ravenna Blvd and 39thAve NE: There were fewer collisions and injuries, and no fatal or severe injury collisions, in 2019. People drove slower. There were… [ Keep reading ]

Crews Complete Work on SW Admiral Way Sinkhole

On August 26, a sinkhole — also known as a void — opened up in the 5300 block of SW Admiral Way. Neighbors in the immediate vicinity reported that at 1 p.m. there was no void but by late afternoon, a significant hole in the pavement had rapidly opened up…. [ Keep reading ]

Virtual Drop-In Session: Learn about how our Safe Routes to School & ORCA Opportunity programs can support you on Sept. 29

Learn aboutourSafe Routes to SchoolprogramandORCA Opportunityresourcesat a virtual drop-in session on September 29from6– 7 PM. Join the Microsoft Teams Meeting here. Or, dial in using +1 206-686-8357 and Conference ID:800 664 80#. To request an interpreter or accommodations for persons with accessibility needs for the in-person event or the online… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization

On the past two Fridays, we have shared updates about the work we are doing on the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge.Our goal is to keep you informed of our sustained progress to stabilize the bridge, efforts to address traffic, and other updates related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure…. [ Keep reading ]

City audit echoes SDOT’s call for future bridge maintenance funding, & reinforces ideas for improving our already strong bridge maintenance program to support our aging infrastructure

Today, theSeattleOffice of the City Auditorreleased an auditof our bridge maintenance programrequested by Seattle City Council. We appreciate the timetheytook to understand the complex engineering and financial aspects of our work, and our important role in supporting safety and mobility for the traveling public, preserving public infrastructure, and stewarding public… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT invites three scooter share companies to seek permits after a thorough selection process!

Followinga carefulreviewprocess,we’ve invitedthree potential scooter companies (Lime,Wheels, andLINK) to seek permits. This is one of thefinal stepstowardslaunchingthe newScooterShareProgramauthorized by Seattle City Council earlier this week, and is the culmination ofmonths ofplanningand coordinationtocreate a safe, equitable,andaccessible scooter share programbased on ongoingconversations withthe community,stakeholders, and public safety experts. We expect that people… [ Keep reading ]

New sidewalks and other creative improvements in South Park

This summer, we’ve been building new sidewalks on 8th Ave S between S Sullivan St and S Southern St in South Park. We just completed a new sidewalk on the east side of the street where a temporary in-street walkway was installed in 2016 and we also replaced the existing… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for a ride on the refreshed bike lane along East Marginal Way S!

Riding southbound along East Marginal WayS– see therefreshedbike lane on the right! We made efficient, essential improvements to makepeople biking safer and more predictable to driversin both directionsalong East Marginal Way S between Spokane St and S Atlantic St. As we make progress on our long-term projects – such as… [ Keep reading ]

Join the 33rd Ave W Pedestrian & Bike Bridge project for a drop-in session on Sept. 23!

You’re invited toa33rd Ave W Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge Projectonline event on September 23! Join usattheonline drop-in session to: Learn about the project Get your questions answered Provide feedback   Engage with project staff  DATE: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 TIME: 12to 1PM LINK TO JOIN: Click thislinkto join.Thislink will direct you… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Some of SDOT’s Essential Workers on Labor Day

Throughout the many challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic during the last six months, our dedicated staff have continued performing their jobs with a true commitment to excellence. In honor of Labor Day, we’re giving a shout out to a few of the many people who make it possible for… [ Keep reading ]