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This Sunday, March 24: Landscape maintenance on Mercer St

Our landscape crews will be performing a spring cutback, weeding, and cleanup of the medians on Mercer St between Dexter Ave N and Terry Ave N this Sunday, March 24, 2019. The lanes adjacent to the median (both the east and westbound) will be closed from 7 AM to… [ Keep reading ]

We’re making emergency repairs to the University Bridge tonight.

Emergency repairs to the University Bridge – tonight. We’re making emergency repairs tonight on the center lock of the University Bridge. Repairs will be made starting tonight at 11 PM until 7 AM Tuesday, March 19. We do not anticipate any traffic impacts or closures. The University Bridge was built… [ Keep reading ]

This Sunday: Landscape maintenance work on Mercer.

Daylight Savings Time starts on Sunday, March 10, 2019. This Sunday, March 10, our Urban Forestry Landscape crews will be performing landscape maintenance on Mercer and 6th Ave N. The work may require us to close an eastbound right lane between 5th and 6th avenues N on Mercer. We’ll be on site from… [ Keep reading ]

Post #Snopocalypse potholes repairs. 

The once in a half-century #snOMG mega-storm system (for Seattle ?) has come and gone –  and unfortunately, so have parts of our roads. DOH! The storms dropped over 20 inches of snow on Seattle making this February the snowiest month in 50 years. This caused substantial damage to our roadways and led to… [ Keep reading ]

Getting roads and sidewalks ready for school. Communities lend a hand (or a #SharedShovel) to help reopen schools on Thursday.

Today was all hands on deck – we need all the help we can get! Parents and kids, local businesses, faith communities, community groups and organizations, and neighbors, joined our effort to shovel local sidewalks near elementary schools. This was a great opportunity to meet and bond with neighbors. While the weather looked better today,… [ Keep reading ]

Say what, now? Learn how to talk #WinterWeatherResponse nerd speak.

  Sometimes we talk nerd. From time to time, we SDOTTERS have been known to speak in some really ridiculous technical nerd transportation speak that resembles what most would think might be an alien language? but really – English. During our #WinterWeatherResponse, our operations team go full throttle with strange words… [ Keep reading ]

SNOW & ICE IN SEATTLE — It takes a city!

Yep! We’re in for more snow. Snow in Seattle – it doesn’t happen often, but when it does (“Yaaay – snow days!” said all the kids in Seattle), it can impact our transportation system and the way we all get around. In Seattle, some winters bring heavy snowfall and other… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Sam, SDOT’s new director!

Welcome, Sam! Monday marked the first day on the job for SDOT’s new director, Sam Zimbabwe. Here’s a snip from his first email to the City team: “Thank you for welcoming me so enthusiastically to Seattle! I can’t express what an honor it is to be a… [ Keep reading ]

THIS MON/TUES: Ballard Bridge Maintenance – NB Right Lane Closure

PLEASE NOTE: Starting January 14, 2019, we will retire the On the Move blog channel and all traffic advisory blogs will be posted on the SDOT blog channel.  Routine maintenance on the Ballard Bridge. Our Roadway Structures Bridge Maintenance crews will be performing routine maintenance and clean up on the northbound direction of the Ballard… [ Keep reading ]

SUNDAY, DEC 23: Median & planting strip maintenance on Mercer corridor.

PLEASE NOTE: Starting January 14, 2019, we will retire the On the Move blog channel and all traffic advisory blogs will be posted on the SDOT blog channel.  Our Urban Forestry Landscape crews will be performing a fall cut-back and clean-up of the median and planting strips along the Mercer corridor between 5th Ave N… [ Keep reading ]