If you travel along NW 80th on Thursday, you may be detoured. Seattle Department of Transportation crews are taking advantage of spring break to work on NW 80th between 21st Ave NW and 22nd Ave NW. The crews will replace two concrete panels and plan to work from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Flaggers will […]
As part of Seattle Department of Transportation’s “Intelligent Transportation System,” SDOT crews will spend next week installing traffic information signs in Ballard and Crown Hill. Starting on Monday, crews will install a sign at Holman Road NW and 14th Ave NW followed by the intersection of 15th Ave NW and NW 61st St. Traffic lanes […]
This week the Seattle Department of Transportation is working on one northbound lane of the Ballard Bridge, next week they’ll move to the southbound lanes. This was sent to us from SDOT: The southbound, right lane of the Ballard Bridge will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 1 to […]
This just in from the Seattle Department of Transportation: Thursday, February 25, a Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) crew will make emergency repairs to an expansion joint on the Ballard Bridge. The north bound right lane will be closed at the north end of the bridge where roadway crosses over NW Leary. The left lane […]
Work is underway to upgrade the traffic signals at the intersection of 15th Ave NW & NW Leary. As part of the Seattle Department of Transportation’s city-wide Intelligent Transportation System Program, the changes made “will enhance traffic flow and responsiveness to roadway conditions,” Peg Neilsen of SDOT writes in a press release. To get more […]
The city is looking for information about a mysterious memorial plaque that’s on the bench outside Tully’s on the corner of NW Market St and 22nd Ave NW. The business wants the bench removed but no one seems to know where the plaque on the bench came from. A sign that was taped on the […]
The Seattle Department of Transportation continues its work on the Ballard Bridge. Starting today through next Wednesday (excluding the weekend), crews will close the southbound right lane from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to repair guard rail. SDOT asks that” motorists slow down and use caution” in work zones.
The Seattle Department of Transportation is making repairs to several area bridges this week. On the Ballard Bridge, the southbound right lane will be closed as crews complete guard rail repairs. They’ll be working from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the rest of this week and Monday and Tuesday of next week. In Fremont, crews […]
The Seattle Department of Transportation just sent out the following notice: Wednesday through Friday, December 2 – 4, the right curb lane will be closed each day on the Ballard Bridge southbound between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. During the lane closures, a Seattle Department of Transportation crew will make repairs to […]
The Seattle Department of Transportation is giving away up to $1,000 mini-grants to schools, PTAs or other school-related nonprofit groups that encourage students to walk or ride their bikes to school or improve walk and bike safety. All schools, both public and private, are eligible to apply. “Mini-Grant funds can be used to create a […]
A large branch from a tree fell across 17th Ave NW just south of NW 85th. We arrived on-scene just after 5 p.m. and crews had their chain saws out working to clean up the mess. The branch fell onto this red car causing minor damage.
Last winter was, well, snowy to put it nicely. It was rough, cold, wet, white, frozen and miserable on the roads. Mayor Greg Nickels gave the city a “B” for snow response but the citizens immediately corrected him. Many felt the city was slow to respond and didn’t deserve a high grade. According to a […]