VISION ZERO | Stop for Flock’s Sake! Every intersection is a crosswalk.

Summary: We’re launching a new set of billboards and ads as part of our grant-funded public safety education and awareness campaign. State law specifies that drivers must stop for pedestrians at practically all intersections, whether or not there is a painted crosswalk. Through a Safe System approach, we continue to… [ Keep reading ]

Roadside Chat | Welcoming Greg Spotts to SDOT as our incoming Director!

Please note: to go directly to our Q&A chat with Greg, please click here. We want to offer a warm welcome to Greg Spotts, our incoming SDOT Director! Greg comes to Seattle from Los Angeles, where he was the Executive Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer for the Los Angeles Bureau… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Construction starts this month on Green Lake Outer Loop project and new bike lane along Aurora Ave N

We are excited that this month we expect to begin construction of a new bike lane on Aurora Ave N, along the western edge of Green Lake! The Green Lake Outer Loop project will complete the outer biking path around Green Lake to complement the historic inner path along the… [ Keep reading ]

Ahead of the September 18 reopening, crews are finishing up major maintenance work on the West Seattle Bridge

Construction crews on the West Seattle Bridge are finishing several key maintenance activities. While crews were hard at work on final bridge repairs – including epoxy crack injection, carbon-fiber wrapping, and a new post-tensioning system – we also completed various maintenance activities to prepare the bridge for reopening. By completing… Filed Under: SDOT, Traffic and Construction, West Seattle BridgeTagged With: , , , , , ,

It’s Slurry Seal season! Check out the 100+ blocks of streets we’ve resurfaced this year and the smooth, shiny results! 

Editor’s note: Updated to include more photos of work! It’s the smoothest, shiniest time of the year: Slurry Seal season! We’ve just finished up our Slurry Seal work for the year and are excited to show off the results. With this protective coating, we can quickly smooth streets and extend… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Honoring the Americans with Disabilities Act, designing a better Aurora Ave N, exploring Seattle’s bridges, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from August. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – August 2022  In honor of the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, here are some ways we help make Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Labor Day weekend, Seattle! Here’s our last roundup of weekend travel tips for the summer.

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Trans Pride Seattle PAX West Bratfest National Cinema Day Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s officially September, and summer… [ Keep reading ]

Summer outreach recap: Thank you for coming out and speaking with us at community events!

This summer, we attended events throughout Seattle to hear from you about your transportation needs and share updates about some exciting projects happening in neighborhoods across the city. Our staff and consultants participated in over 30 events, farmers markets, and festivals. Our outreach efforts would not have been possible without… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve removed the hanging work platforms from the West Seattle Bridge as we near completion of repairs and get ready for September 18 reopening

Over the weekend, West Seattle Bridge construction crews removed the final two hanging work platforms that were attached to the bridge for repair access. Removing the work platforms signals repair work is nearing completion as we prepare to reopen the bridge on Sunday, September 18. The work platforms were lifted… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | The school year is starting! Learn how your student can get to school safely and smoothly 

Summary:  A new school year starts on September 7 at Seattle Public Schools! This blog post features ways for students to get to school safely and effectively, as well as highlighting our ongoing work to improve safe travel to schools.  Thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle, we completed 22… [ Keep reading ]