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Hard at work. Though you may not see our crews on the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, we’re planning for phase 2 rehabilitation.

Summary  Crews have spent the past 8 months completing phase 1 of our West Seattle High-Rise Bridge (high bridge) stabilization efforts. Now, we’re busy planning for what’s next on the high bridge.   Our intelligent monitoring system is helping us understand how the high bridge is responding to stabilization measures, and guiding our design for phase 2 rehabilitation.  We’re already working to bring a contractor on board to take phase 2 of the bridge… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

We post a blog weekly to keep you informed about the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Safety Program. Jump to the English version of this blog post. If you need this information translated, please call (206) 400-7511. 如果您需要此信息翻譯成中文 請致電 (206) 400-7511. Kung kailangan mo ang impormasyon na ito na nakasalin sa (206) 400-7511. Tagalog mangyari lamang… [ Keep reading ]

Reconnect West Seattle: In 2020, we finished over 20 projects to help communities stay safe and mobile during the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge repair. More are on the way in 2021!

Summary Reconnect West Seattle has been a joint effort over the past year with several neighborhoods to restore travel to and from West Seattle and surrounding communities. We completed over 20 projects in 2020! This includes biking infrastructure improvements, new bus lanes, speed radar signs, and a West Seattle and Duwamish Valley Walking Map, for people walking and rolling in South Park to help increase mobility. We’re also helping to make changing your… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

We’re posting this blog to keep you informed about the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Safety Program. If you need this information translated, please call (206) 400-7511. (Jump to the English version of this blog post.) 如果您需要此信息翻譯成中文 請致電 (206) 400-7511. Kung kailangan mo ang impormasyon na ito na nakasalin sa (206)… [ Keep reading ]

The West Seattle Bridge was stabilized in 2020 through the emergency efforts of our expert team and these engineering solutions.

Summary Crews have spent the past 8 months working on or inside the bridge nearly every day to complete Phase I stabilization – a critical milestone that sets the stage for upcoming rehabilitation (Phase II) of the bridge. You can see some of these stabilization elements from the ground, like the… [ Keep reading ]

Last Wednesday, we held our 15th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting. Read about the low bridge, Reconnect West Seattle, and the big question: what’s happening next on the bridge?

Watch the full meeting by clicking this link. Our first order of business: Reconnect West Seattle. As part of our efforts to Reconnect West Seattle, we not only engage with the community to learn about their needs and on-the-ground experiences, but constantly look at all kinds of traffic data to… [ Keep reading ]

Traffic Advisory | Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge) closed to all traffic except emergency vehicles from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 23 for inspection work

This Saturday, January 23, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., we’re restricting all traffic from the Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge). This temporary restriction applies to everyone – including all vehicles which are normally authorized to use the bridge – except for emergency vehicles. Both the roadway and path on the low bridge between West Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

We post a blog weekly to keep you informed about the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Safety Program. Jump to the English version of this blog post. If you need this information translated, please call (206) 400-7511. 如果您需要此信息翻譯成中文 請致電 (206) 400-7511. Kung kailangan mo ang impormasyon na ito na nakasalin sa… [ Keep reading ]

King County Metro is offering West Seattle commuters two months of free vanpooling!

Summary If you’re looking to shorten your commute via access to the Low Bridge, save money, share the responsibility of driving, and more, a vanpool group is an efficient and sustainable way to do so. Metro is offering people commuting to and from West Seattle the opportunity to get the first two months of vanpooling for… [ Keep reading ]

As we close out 2020 with the decision to repair the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, we thank our Technical Advisory Panel for their essential contributions

Over the last two months, we have reached considerable milestones we never expected to be celebrating when 2020 began: The end of phase I stabilization efforts on the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge The decision to repair the bridge so it can reopen to traffic in 2022 Behind the scenes, the Technical… [ Keep reading ]