New crossing on Leary now complete

The mid-block pedestrian crossing on Leary Ave NW between Market and NW 20th St is complete. The improvements by the Seattle Department of Transportation include a curb bulb, curb ramps and freshly-painted lines. “Ballard Landmark residents want to thank SDOT and Rob Mattson for helping to usher it through,” Jalair Box emailed us. “The pedestrian […]

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Ballard Bridge painting update

The painting continues on the Ballard Bridge – so do the lane closures. The Seattle Department of transportation says the outside northbound lane will be closed every weekday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. through the week of December 12th. After that, painting crews will occasionally close the lane until the end of January. The […]

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Curb bulbs being added to Leary Ave NW

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is making crossing Leary Ave NW a little easier between NW Vernon Place and NW Market Street. Starting tomorrow, SDOT paving crews will start a two-week project to add curb bulbs, curb ramps and new a new crosswalk at the mid-block crossing. Curb bulbs extend the sidewalk into the […]

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City to survey people on the street in Ballard

The Seattle Department of Transportation wants to know why you come to the Ballard business district. SDOT has hired a professional surveying company to conduct a “neighborhood business district intercept access survey”. The goal of the survey is to better understand: • How often people visit neighborhood business districts • The purpose of their visit […]

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