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Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

On Mondays, we’re posting blogs to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure.This week’s blogwill not include a formal construction updatedue tolast week’sThanksgivingholiday.We will return next week with our… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

Every Monday, we’re posting a blog to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. Next week’s blog will be minimal due to the upcoming holiday. In this week’s update:… [ Keep reading ]

Following the announcement that we will repair the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, the Community Task Force met with Mayor Durkan to review and discuss next steps

Watch the video of the meeting. Watch a recording of the Mayor’s press conference on November 19. Readdetailsabout the decision to repair the bridge. The next meeting will take place December 2. We will post details to watch live on in a future blog. This week, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan… [ Keep reading ]

The fastest path: Building on months of stabilization work, major repairs slated for West Seattle High-Rise Bridge

Mayor Durkan chooses repair over replacement, pushing for bridge reopening in 2022 The Decision Today, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that she has instructed the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to restore travel across the Duwamish by repairing the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge. SDOT has nearly completed Phase I of… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor hosts West Seattle Bridge Town Hall to listen & respond to community feedback ahead of repair-or-replace decision

You can watch a full recording of the event on SDOT’s YouTube channel . A full summary of the Town Hall can be found here. This week’s Community Task Force Meeting will take place on Thursday, November 19, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mayor Durkan will join the meeting to provide an update and answer any questions. Watch… [ Keep reading ]

Please slow down to 30 MPH on West Marginal Way; SPD will be increasing enforcement to keep people safe.

Summary We’ve completed two key projects along West Marginal Way SW as part of our larger plan to Reconnect West Seattle. On top of that, we’ve decreased the speed limit from 40 MPH to 30 MPH. As we continue to do our part, we’re asking you to do yours: please… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

Every Monday, we’re posting a blog to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. In this week’s update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization Update Recent Paving Work on 16th… [ Keep reading ]

Post-Tensioning work wraps up on West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, further setting the stage for repair or replace pathways.

Summary Work to stabilize the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge reached another important milestoneearlythis week, as crews completed external post-tensioning work. Stressing the post-tensioning system reinforces the strength of the bridge’s concrete superstructure. We tightened them to 10% in advance of the Pier 18 work but did not tighten them all… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

Every Monday,we’re posting a blog to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. In this week’s update: High-Rise Bridge Stabilization Update Paving Work on 16th Ave SW & Tree… [ Keep reading ]

Stress relief: Crews reach critical milestone by releasing damaged bearings on West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, marking forward-progress for all repair or replace pathways.

Summary Within weeks of closing the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, we have had crews on top, underneath, and inside the bridge working around the clock, six days a week, to stabilize the center span. We reached a critical milestone in this work this week as crews “released” damaged bearings on… [ Keep reading ]