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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 ]

Dear Summer, it’s been great knowing ya! School is back!

There’s only one more weekend to soak in those school-free-summer-vibes. Because classes are back in sesh for Seattle Public Schools on Wednesday, Sept. 4!  Oh my gosh, we know!! Kids are cryin’ – parents are cryin’ (with happiness). When school begins, more people will be traveling the streets and because… [ Keep reading ]

Come on down and ride the new 8th Ave protected bike lane!

Bring your bike (and don’t forget a helmet!) and come ride on the new protected bike lane on 8th Ave in downtown Seattle! The redesigned 8th Ave includes a one-way northbound protected bike lane between Pike St and Bell St, one travel lane, paid parking and load… [ Keep reading ]

Plan ahead for Fairview Ave N. Bridge detour prep work on Aloha St, July-September

Starting the week of July 22, 2019, the Fairview Ave N Bridge Replacement Project will begin detour preparation work along Aloha Street, as they get ready for Fairview Ave N Bridge closure and replacement this fall. Here’s what you can expect: The work is needed to support safety… [ Keep reading ]

We’re studying the feasible rehabilitation & replacement options for the Ballard Bridge.

We’re launching a planning study to assess the future of the Ballard Bridge. The study explores feasible rehabilitation & replacement options & provides a comparison of associated costs & critical metrics, including community priorities. While the study won’t recommend a preferred option, it’ll help us better understand, prioritize, and look… [ Keep reading ]

April 26-27, 2019: Overnight paving on 35th Ave NE between NE 75th St and NE 89th St

We are repaving 35th Ave NE to improve safety, accessibility, and comfort for all users. Starting Friday evening, April 26, crews will pave 35th Ave NE between NE 75th and NE 90th streets. Here’s what you can expect: S C H E D U L E … [ Keep reading ]

You gave us 300+ projects ideas. It’s NOW time to VOTE!

Your vote helps decide which projects we build. We received over 300 project ideas in our Neighborhood Street Fund application phase, followed by community prioritization to see which projects your neighbors need most. Now, we’re calling on you to vote for the Neighborhood Street Fund projects your community needs… [ Keep reading ]

The view from above #Realign99.

Aerial images captured by one of our own. This picture of the fading sunlight over Seattle’s cityscape seems appropriate for us as we sunset a part of Seattle’s history (#GoodbyeViaduct, we will miss you) and prepare for the present/future (hello, #99Tunnel) in the coming days. This is truly a new… [ 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 ]

Seattle’s transportation new normal is just around the corner.

We’re getting ready for the Maximum Constraint. Starting January 11, 2019, As early as this fall the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will move forward with the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. This construction project is one of countless private and public construction projects taking place in the… [ Keep reading ]