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New stormwater storage tank construction in Capitol Hill starts next week | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 900 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: We’re building a new stormwater storage tank under the street on 10th Ave in Capitol Hill, starting Monday, May 1. The tank will provide a significant environmental benefit by reducing flooding and helping contain stormwater runoff so it can be treated before… [ Keep reading ]

New waterfront to Belltown connection to open by May 1 | Waterfront Seattle

Blog stats: 900 words | 5-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… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: Paving on Occidental Ave S near Lumen Field begins April 24

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read On April 24, our crews will begin paving Occidental Ave S next to Lumen Field, between S King St and S Royal Brougham Way. We’ll repave the street in several segments, starting with the northern segment at S King St. Each section will… [ Keep reading ]

E Madison St will be closed between 12th Ave and 14th Ave for two weeks starting Monday, March 6

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: Starting at 6 a.m. on Monday, March 6, we will close all lanes of E Madison St between 12th Ave and 14th Ave. The street will reopen by 6 a.m. on Monday, March 20. There will be a signed detour for people… [ Keep reading ]

Travel advisory | Overnight lane reductions on Alaskan Way Between Columbia and Madison streets begin tonight, Tuesday, February 21

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read Construction of the new Marion Street Pedestrian Bridge has progressed to a point where construction workers can remove the temporary “falsework” support structure on Alaskan Way.  Starting overnight tonight, Tuesday, February 21, workers will begin removal of the falsework and columns that have… Filed Under: SDOT, Traffic and Construction, Travel AdvisoryTagged With: , , , , , ,

Spokane St Swing Bridge is now reopen following successful repairs and testing

Editor’s Note (1/13/2023 at 2PM): We updated this blog post to reflect the bridge reopening to the traveling public on Friday afternoon, Jan. 13. Summary: Related posts: Following successful repairs and testing of the Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge), the bridge has reopened today, Friday, Jan. 13. Crews removed… [ Keep reading ]

A Better Detour for People Biking During Spokane St Swing Bridge Emergency Closure

Related Updates: Bridge repair update: Crews have repaired 500 feet of damaged power conduit on the Spokane St Swing Bridge and are preparing to remove a damaged 15,000-pound hydraulic turning cylinder. Read more. Read about other resources to get around during the Spokane St Swing Bridge closure. This is part… [ Keep reading ]

Resources to get around during the Spokane St Swing Bridge closure

Update (January 3, 2022) Our crew of bridge engineers and technical experts have been in the bridge every day since the bridge was damaged during last week’s storm. Click here for a detailed update on the repairs we’ve completed so far. In addition to engineers and technical experts working to… [ Keep reading ]

Spokane St Swing Bridge remains closed while SDOT repairs machinery damaged after ice storm power outage

Closure for people biking, walking, and driving and freight traffic will last minimum of 2 weeks. The Spokane St Swing Bridge (Low Bridge) will remain closed for at least two weeks while our crews continue working to repair mechanical issues that intensified after a power outage during the ice storm… [ Keep reading ]

WINTER WEATHER | Expect high winds, flooding, and possible landslides in Seattle and adjust your travel accordingly! 

As you’ve likely noticed, it’s already quite windy and wet today. The National Weather Service has predicted a blustery Tuesday. We are prepared to respond to landslides, downed trees, and traffic signal issues. Our first priority is to keep everyone as safe as possible, and we appreciate you doing your… [ Keep reading ]