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The Two-Way Columbia St Transit Pathway is On Its Way!

We’re working with King County Metro to install a two-way transit pathway on Columbia St between Alaskan Way and 3rd Ave, opening to transit in early 2020. This pathway will support all-day transit service between West Seattle and downtown Seattle by creating an efficient and reliable route for buses… [ Keep reading ]

The SR 99 Viaduct is permanently closing in January – here’s what we’re doing to help you get around downtown.

The Alaskan Way Viaduct is closing permanently in January 2019 & new SR 99 tunnel is opening in February 2019. We all knew it was coming, but that doesn’t necessarily make it easier to experience a closed Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV) with a not-yet-open SR 99 tunnel, and for three… [ Keep reading ]

Seawall Project Update

Big changes are wrapping up at Seattle’s waterfront. Planned in 2012, with construction starting in 2013, the Seawall Project replaces the current Seawall (finished 1934) with one that will meet seismic standards, protect critical infrastructure, enhance natural habitats, and serve as a foundation for future improvements. Check out what we’ve done so… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Launches Capital Projects Dashboard

SDOT recently launched the Capital Projects Dashboard, an interactive site designed to provide key project status information on current large transportation projects. Project information will be updated monthly, drawing from various sources such as the city’s financial management system and SDOT’s project management and controls program. The Dashboard offers a quick… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Blue Friday, Today is PARK(ing) Day!!

Ready to play a game of mini-golf in the street? What about making Swedish flower crowns? It’s all happening today for PARK(ing) Day! Seattle businesses and community groups will be installing over 50 temporary pop-up parks in on-street parking spaces today between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. These parks will… [ Keep reading ]

Downtown Parking Tips to help navigate Summer activities!

If you’re heading down to the Seattle Waterfront to escape the heat this weekend, there’s a lot happening! Let SDOT help you out get on your way with quick and convenient parking options, thanks to e-park. These real-time parking signs let drivers know how many open spaces are available in… [ Keep reading ]

Free Parking on Seattle’s Waterfront Saturday July 11 from 10am -7pm, Details below!

If you’re heading down to visit the Seattle Waterfront Saturday July 11,  The Downtown Seattle Association parking program, and WSDOT are providing free parking (for up to four hours) on Saturday, July 11 when visitors patronize a participating Waterfront business. Check out the link for more: Participating businesses are: Argosy Cruises & Tillicum… [ Keep reading ]

Waterfront reopens today as Seawall construction takes a Summer break

The weather is warm and Seattle’s waterfront is bustling with activity as Seawall Project construction takes a summer break between Pike and Madison streets. Starting today, businesses closed since October 2014 to accommodate construction are now open at historic piers 54, 55, 56 and 57. The seawall is complete adjacent… [ Keep reading ]

Seawall Habitat Shelves: Science and Urban Design

The seawall project has a variety of habitat enhancements demonstrating the city’s environmental stewardship efforts to improve the lost nearshore environment on Seattle’s waterfront. One of the key enhancement features is the introduction of habitat shelves – protruding shelves attached to the vertical wall face that will serve as the future home to marine… [ Keep reading ]

Building more than the Seawall: Updating Utilities on the Waterfront

The Seawall Project is replacing the aging seawall along Seattle’s central waterfront.  A guiding principle for the project is to put the shoreline and innovative, sustainable design at the forefront. The goals are to bring people to the water’s edge to experience the water and ecology of Elliott Bay, to improve… [ Keep reading ]