The major NW 85th Street repaving project began today and so far there are no major traffic disruptions. Eastbound traffic, including Metro buses, is being detoured between 15th Avenue NW and 8th Avenue NW to NW 80th Street. The detour route was put in place after this morning’s commute. SDOT workers cover up the left […]
Although this won’t directly affect a daily trip to/from downtown or Queen Anne, it might impact traffic in the area. The Nickerson/15th Ave W ramp to southbound 15th Ave W (north of W Emerson Street) will be closed for several days this week and next so that Puget Sound Energy (PSE) can relocate a gas […]
The city is installing curbs along 28th Ave NW after requests from neighbors. Starting either Friday, July 23rd or Monday, July 26th, Seattle Department of Transportation crews will begin adding curbs on both sides of 28th Ave between NW 56th and 57th and one-half block just south of NW 56th on the east side of […]
The expansion project planned for the Ballard Boys and Girls Club (1767 NW 64th St) is moving forward. The Department of Planning and Development approved the permit application for the project, which calls for a 5,400 square foot addition and parking for 18 vehicles. The entrance to the Ballard Boys & Girls Club on 64th […]
What some have called the “Ballard Swimming Hole” and “Ballard’s Green Lake” on the north east corner 28th and Market will be drained and paved over. Robby sent us this photo this morning of what appears to be workers draining the water. The owner of the property tells us the hole will be filled by […]
Sidewalk construction on the Magnolia side of the Ballard Locks is forcing walkers, runners and bicyclists to change their route. JR emailed us about the closure after coming upon the locked gate, “Not sure if that means no across traffic or not, but I could not find another way out.” Andrea Takash with the Army […]
Construction crews will be working along the 15th Ave W/NW corridor this week and next. A contractor for the Seattle Department of Transportation will be installing conduit to prepare for the future installation of a traffic camera and signal cabinet upgrade. A release from SDOT says that the contractor will be working today and tomorrow […]
The Washington Federal Savings and Loan is looking to tear down and rebuild their current space on Market. A Notice of Design Review Early Design Guidance Meeting has been issued for their location at 2020 NW Market St. The proposal calls for demolition of the current building which will be replaced by a two-story 8,400 […]
The Seattle Department of Transportation crews will close the westbound left lane of Holman Road Bridge over 8th Ave NW from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow. During the closure, crews will repair an expansion joint.
After years of planning, the groundbreaking for Crown Hill’s new Fire Station 35 is scheduled for next month In 2006, the architectural firm of Rice, Fergus, Miller was chosen to design the replacement for the current Station 35 at 8729 15th Ave NW that was built in 1920. The above design is larger than the […]
If the weather is nice on Saturday, expect some traffic problems heading up the hill on Market St. Seattle Department of Transportation crews will be working on Market St. between 6th and 8th, and also at the top of Fremont on N 46th between Fremont Ave. and Linden Ave. Crews will have just one lane […]
Two of the homes that sit along Shilshole may soon be demolished. A land use application and a construction application were submitted last week for 6204 Seaview Ave NW (street view). The plans call for the houses to be replaced by a four-story building with four residential units.