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 reader's guide to the CBA on their blog. The next day, SDOT presented...
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 polluted Duwamish River. The city grappled with what to do: repair or replace....
Nearly seven months into the West Seattle Bridge closure, the City is finally closing in on a decision to replace or repair the bridge. An announcement is planned for the week after the Community Task Force's October...
A new freeway interchange is likely on the way south of Downtown Bellevue. The City of Bellevue is partnering with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to evaluate improved I-405 access in south downtown, roughly defined...
Removing I-405's NE 8th Street cloverleaf interchange would free up space to extend the planned "Grand Connection" lid northward. A dozen cars idle before a stoplight; a dozen others rush through the intersection in...
Four months into the West Seattle Bridge closure, we do have some answers but plenty of lingering questions, too. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has made progress on temporarily shoring up the bridge and has embarked...
Complete the survey by May 17th and share your feedback on a I-5 freeway lid proposed between Wallingford and the University District. It may seem unimaginable now, but just over 63 years ago, the...
Removing the West Seattle Bridge and not replacing the lost car capacity is the most responsible move for the climate and being prudent with resources. Transit should be our priority. The Seattle Department of...