New speed limit signs have been installed on 35th Ave NE. The speed limit has been reduced from 30 mph to 25 mph. The new speed limit of 25 mph is legally in effect as soon as the new signs are in place. As a reminder, the default speed limit on arterials in the city of Seattle is 25 mph when not otherwise posted. SDOT collected speed data on 35th Ave NE in early June. Based on that data, they decided to reduce the speed limit to 25 mph in the retail business district from NE 65th to NE 89th streets. Since Read More …
A message from our neighbors at Thornton Creek Elementary… Hello neighbors, My name is Tristan Osborn and I represent parents from Thornton Creek Elementary, a Seattle Public School located at 7712 40th Ave NE, Seattle, 98115 in the Wedgwood neighborhood. Concern has been raised by parents regarding unsafe traffic conditions, especially during drop-off and pick-up times. We have taken several steps to enhance pedestrian safety in our neighborhood, including the installation of crossing flags at key pedestrian crosswalks around the school and the successful request of a funded crossing guard for NE 77th Street where it crosses 40th Ave NE. Read More …
Paving on 35th Ave NE between NE 75th and NE 89th streets has been postponed and is now scheduled to take place starting at 6 PM on Friday, April 26. Paving activities may continue as late as 5 pm on Saturday, April 27 based on site conditions. This work is weather-dependent and could change. 35th Ave NE will be fully closed to vehicle traffic between NE 75th and NE 90th streets See the SDOT update for full details.
The NE 70th St Crossing Improvement design has been updated to remove the parking option between Roosevelt Way NE and 12th Ave NE, to compensate for the narrowness of the street. Parking still will be available on the south side of NE 70th St between Roosevelt Way NE and 8th Ave NE as shown on the previous design. Updates and information about the revisions are available online at Seattle.gov: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/projects-and-programs/programs/neighborhood-street-fund-program/projects/ne-70th-st
A Neighborhood Transportation Forum will take place on Tuesday evening, February 28th, to introduce the NE 65th Street Vision Zero Project and discuss ideas for improving safety.
With sidewalks under construction on two streets in Wedgwood, plan ahead to avoid the work zones on NE 95th Street and on NE 83rd Street near Wedgwood School.
Wedgwood has two sidewalk construction projects in process: one on NE 95th Street and another on NE 83rd Street near Wedgwood School. Initial preparation work this week includes utility work, including relocation of the water meters of each house along the route.
On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 there will be a public meeting about the Sand Point Way Corridor Study being done by the Seattle Department of Transportation. The meeting will be at 7 PM in the Officers Club of Building 30 at Magnuson Park.
Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, and I am out of my food coma, I can reflect upon our WCC meeting and share what the take away’s were. On Tuesday November 22nd, the OneLife Community Church at 3524 NE 95th Street, played host to the WCC monthly meeting. We had Caylen Beaty, from SDOT attend our meeting and provide us with a 10-15 minute presentation regarding the North Paving projects for 2018. We also had Pamela Bowe, from the Meadowbrook Community Council, speak to us regarding neighborhood HUBS and emergency preparedness. During Caylens presentation she explained what factors are going Read More …
As of November 7, 2016, new speed limits are in effect on City of Seattle streets.