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.
Along with two sidewalk projects, some water meter work is going on in Wedgwood.
The Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board is accepting applications for several new members to help make walking in Seattle safer and easier. Applications are due by Friday, January 27, 2017. The board advises the Mayor and City Council, participates in planning and project development, evaluates policies, and makes recommendations to all city departments including SDOT. More information and application details can be found at http://sdotblog.seattle.gov/2016/12/08/lets-get-seattle-walking/.
Wedgwood’s neighbor to the north, Meadowbrook, will feature the subject of sidewalks at the January 10th Meadowbrook Community Council meeting.
In January 2017 construction will begin on a sidewalk on the south side of NE 95th Street, from 32nd to 35th Avenues NE
Back in the year 2011, Wedgwood Community Council trustee Katie Traverse submitted an application to the City of Seattle for sidewalks around Wedgwood School. Now at last, the final segment of the sidewalks are to be constructed in early 2017.
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 …
Wedgwood’s neighbor to the north, Meadowbrook, has a history which dates back to the 1890s. Today, Meadowbrook is still an active community and has many projects going on.
Studies have shown that students are more alert and ready to learn when they walk or bike to school in the morning. Instead of driving and drop-off, parents can coordinate a Walking School Bus for their students.