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Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge) closing April 19-28 to people driving, walking, and biking – What to expect and how you can prepare.

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: From April 19 to April 28, our crews will temporarily close the Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge) to all people driving, biking, walking, and rolling. The closure is needed to reroute control tower wires from the West Seattle Bridge to a… [ Keep reading ]

Waterfront Seattle | Lane closures on Alaskan Way (between Yesler Way and Marion St) start as early as Monday, April 8, for street improvements

Editor’s Note: This is a blog post from the Waterfront Seattle Program. The Waterfront Seattle Program is a collaboration between the Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects and other Seattle departments including the Mayor’s Office, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), Planning and Community Development, and Parks and Recreation. At-a-glance: The Waterfront… [ Keep reading ]

Magnolia Bridge eastbound closure starts December 23; work expected to take 2-3 days to complete

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read UPDATE (December 23, 2023 at 1:45pm): The eastbound Magnolia Bridge is back open, sooner than expected! We have completed work on the necessary repairs. There is a temporary detour of 50 feet of sidewalk expected to be in place through Tuesday, 12/26, as… [ Keep reading ]

Bus-Only Lane Extension Planned for Rainier Ave S | Seattle Transit Measure

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read Get ready for some important changes coming to Rainier Ave S. We are finalizing the design to extend bus-only lanes one mile north between S Walden and S Grand streets in 2024. We’re also piloting new street treatments to emphasize that people driving… [ Keep reading ]

We’re piloting new bus-only lane treatments to encourage appropriate use

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read We’re piloting new street treatments to discourage people driving personal vehicles in bus-only lanes. We’re starting the pilot effort in Rainier Valley as detailed below, but could implement additional treatment options at more Seattle bus-only lane locations in the future. You can check… [ Keep reading ]

Melrose Ave street changes at E Pike and E Pine streets in Capitol Hill coming soon

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: We’re making updates to Melrose Ave between E Pike St and E Pine St in Capitol Hill. These changes will make the street more comfortable for people walking, biking, and rolling. They’ll also address issues of illegal parking and illegal left turns… [ Keep reading ]

Waterfront Seattle | Marion Street Pedestrian Bridge now open; some work continues in the area

Blog stats: 900 words | 4-minute read Editor’s Note: This is a blog post from the Waterfront Seattle Program. The Waterfront Seattle Program is a collaboration between the Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects and other Seattle departments including the Mayor’s Office, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), Planning and Community Development,… [ Keep reading ]

What’s happening in Seattle September 18 – 30: Oktoberfest, sports, and construction 

Summer officially ends September 23rd, but we’ve got just a couple more events to keep on your radar as we close out the season!  At-a-Glance: Click on the links below to read more! Top Events  Fremont Oktoberfest   For everyone 21 and up, Fremont Oktoberfest will take place September 22 –… [ Keep reading ]

Beyoncé, Mariners Baseball, Construction & More: What’s Happening in Seattle September 1–17

The first half of September this year is huge for music, arts, food, and sports! With so much happening around the city, take this as your guide to getting around Seattle with construction, road closures, and end-of-summer events. At-a-Glance: Click on the links below to read more! Top Events September 1: Waterfront… [ Keep reading ]

What’s happening August 14–31: Sports, events, and construction around Seattle!

As we move into the second half of August, there’s still plenty of sun, warm weather, and fun around Seattle! We’ve got festivals, sports, and more summer construction coming up this month, so let’s get into it.  At-a-Glance: Click on the links below to read more! Top Events August 15:… [ Keep reading ]