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.
SDOT is hosting a drop-in session where you can learn more about the new design and how 35th Ave NE will operate in the future. This will be an open house event with no formal presentation. Please join us at whatever time is most convenient for you. They will have information boards and staff available to answer your questions. Event details below: Wednesday, April 24 3 – 7 PM Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave NE, Seattle Translation services and accommodations available if requested one week in advance. Can’t attend the event? Visit our webpage for additional information.
UPDATE: Construction has been postponed, see this post for details. 35th Ave NE will be fully closed to vehicle traffic from NE 65th to NE 95th streets between approximately 6 PM on Friday, April 19 through noon on Saturday, April 20. You can read the latest update from SDOT here.
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
The 35th Ave NE Project Outreach Team provided the following update on Thursday, June 28.
The 35th Ave NE Project Outreach Team provided the following update on Thursday, June 7. Overview Construction for the 35th Ave NE Project is scheduled to begin June 11 in Zone A (between NE 45th and NE 55th streets). Crews will begin with storm drain work, sidewalk repair, and curb ramp replacement in select locations. Street parking will be restricted in this area to provide room for crews to safely and efficiently complete the work. Repaving the road in Zone A will begin in the coming months. Upcoming weekday work beginning June 11 Zone A – Surveying, storm drain, and sidewalk Read More …
The 35th Ave NE Project Outreach Team provided the following update on Friday, May 18.
In early February, the 35th Paving Outreach Team emailed the following project update.