Posts tagged with Driving/Commuting Archives - Page 3 of 13 - SDOT Blog

Seawolves Championship Rally

F R I.  J U N 21 Congratulations to the Seattle Seawolves! Mayor Jenny A. Durkan will host the Seattle Seawolves to celebrate their historic back-to-back 2019 Major League Rugby Championship victory and help raise the Seawolves flag. Event: Seawolves rally: 10:15 AM on the Seattle City Plaza…. [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving in Seattle this week: June 17 – 23

We’re ramping up for summer with activities galore! Whether it be a baseball game, concert, or street festival, we’re here to help you navigate the areas that may be affected by event traffic. Here’s what’s happening in Seattle this week. M O N . J U N 1… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: 4th Ave S Road Repair

Crews will perform an interim repair at 4th Ave S near S Industrial Way on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15. The interim repair will entail removing the steel plates placed during the emergency repair and constructing a full-depth asphalt patch in the damaged pavement area. The interim… [ Keep reading ]

June 14 – 17: Repairing the Roadway Panels at Mercer St and Fairview Ave N

Crews will be repairing the roadway panels on westbound Mercer St at Fairview Ave N this Friday, June 14 – Monday, June 17. Prepare for impacts to travel throughout the weekend. Here’s what you can expect: SCHEDULE Work will begin on Friday, June 14 at 9 PM…. [ Keep reading ]

June 4-6: Maintenance Work on West Seattle Bridge

Crews will be performing maintenance work on the West Seattle Bridge on June 4-6. The eastbound right travel lane will be closed during this time. Please plan ahead and prepare for impacts to travel. Here’s what you can expect: SCHEDULE Work is scheduled for Tuesday, June… [ Keep reading ]

Friday, May 31 – Monday, June 3: Expect lane reductions on Aurora Bridge

This weekend marks the beginning of series of lane reductions for pavement preservation work on the SR 99 Aurora Bridge over the summer. From Friday night until Monday morning, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will scrape off old asphalt on the roadway, make… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s talk about managing Seattle congestion in a fair and equitable way.

Seattle is rapidly changing and growing.  Seattle has ranked among the top four major U.S. cities in growth for five consecutive years. Since 2010, over 100,000 people have moved here– and more are on the way. Seattle–area jobs are projected to grow 28 percent by 2035. This rapid growth will present some challenges, particularly when it comes to traffic and congestion.  With the expected continued growth in residents and… [ Keep reading ]

Magnolia Bridge Study Results

The Magnolia Bridge was built in 1930 & has stood watching over Elliott Bay for nearly 90 years.   The Magnolia Bridge has seen a lot over the years. No, we’re not talking about the stunning view you enjoy while driving along the bridge (arguably one of the best viewpoints of downtown in Seattle); we’re talking about the bridge itself.  Ninety years is… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: Seattle Blvd S Signal & Lane Changes

To improve traffic flow into downtown during the morning commute, we’re making changes to the traffic signal and middle lane on Seattle Blvd S approaching 4th Ave. During the morning commute hours (6-9 AM), the middle travel lane will be right turn-only. We’re installing a new signal… [ Keep reading ]

HEY, YOU! — YEA, YOU! SEATTLE’S SAFEST DRIVER 2.0 (launches 5/13)

Think you’re Seattle’s safest driver? Prove it & win. When it comes to traffic safety & moving toward Vision Zero, it’s about a culture change. It’s a shift from accepting accidents, to preventing crashes and making streets safer for everyone. This shift is going to take some big… [ Keep reading ]