Highways

Columbia River Crossing Freeway Project Is Back

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For the second time this century, the states of Washington and Oregon are gearing up to attempt to replace the I-5 bridge over the...
The southbound bike lane on the University Bridge with the I-5 Bridge in the background.

Pedersen and Herbold Come Up Short in Effort to Swipe Car Tab Revenue for...

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The Seattle City Council has been powering through their budget votes in marathon days this week, and Councilmember Alex Pedersen tried to sneak a...

Mayor Chooses Repair Option with Expected Mid-2022 West Seattle Bridge Reopening

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Mayor Jenny Durkan’s decision is now official: Seattle will repair rather than replace the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge. The decision comes just shy of...

Seattle’s Newest Street on the Waterfront Takes Shape

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If you've visited Pike Place Market recently, and enjoyed the view across Elliott Bay from the new Marketfront Pavilion, you've probably noticed work happening...

Something’s Missing from West Seattle Bridge Study: Climate Change

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Today the West Seattle Community Bridge Taskforce will meet, inching the city further toward a decision that will impact everyone who uses transportation in...

West Seattle Bridge Cost-Benefit Analysis Leaves Lingering Questions

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On October 20th, the Seattle Department of Transportation released the WSP-conducted Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) for the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Safety Project, and a...

Replace Don’t Repair the West Seattle Bridge (and Add Rail)

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The West Seattle Bridge was just 36-years-young when it cracked, sagged, and threatened to collapse, adding another layer of pollution to the already highly...

Late Addition Rapid-Build Option Alters Debate on West Seattle Bridge Replacement

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Nearly seven months into the West Seattle Bridge closure, the City is finally closing in on a decision to replace or repair the bridge....