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  • Seattle City Council to consider SR 520 O&M agreement

    SDOT is asking the Seattle City Council to approve an operations and maintenance agreement that lays out the future roles of the city and state following completion of the State Route 520 West Approach Bridge South replacement that will come with added public amenities.

  • Neighbors weigh in on Washington Arboretum environmental education center building concepts
    Washington Park Arboretum supporters and neighbors packed a Dec. 5 preliminary design meeting to share their thoughts about siting and programming for an environmental education center that will be years in the making.
  • Pat Murakami running for District 3 council seat
    Mount Baker business owner and previous Seattle City Council candidate Pat Murakami has filed her campaign for the District 3 seat, making her the second challenger Councilmember Kshama Sawant will face leading up to next year’s primary.
  • Beto Yarce announces District 3 campaign
    Entrepreneur Beto Yarce announced his campaign for the District 3 seat on the Seattle City Council on Thursday. Before he can file, he will have to move back into the district.
  • SDOT preparing for Seattle Squeeze
    Seattle’s “Period of Maximum Constraint,” when large construction and transportation projects cause traffic congestion to peak, is coming up fast. The transportation department is ramping up its response now, to ensure resources are quickly deployed when the time comes.
  • MVCC hosts emergency preparedness meeting

    The Madison Valley Community Council held an emergency preparedness informational meeting at The Bush School on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
    Diane Moore, a volunteer from the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, shared with community members how to prepare for emergencies.

  • WSDOT is in the process of acquiring the property in the 2600 block of 22nd Avenue East, as well as the neighboring 76 gas station property, for the Montlake Phase of the State Route 520 reconstruction project. The department contends it needs those properties to build the necessary improvements, which is part of WSDOT’s I-5 to Lake Washington “Rest of the West” program.

  • UPDATE: MLK F.A.M.E. Community Center could reopen soon
    Tenants are still unsure when they may be able to return to the MLK F.A.M.E. Community Center in Madison Valley after an onsite sewer pipe broke in late October and flooded part of the facility.
  • McGilvra school grounds tagged with hate messages
    The McGilvra Elementary school grounds were tagged with hate messages over the weekend, the graffiti quickly erased and Seattle Police notified of the incident, which occurred on the heels of the deadly anti-Semitic attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.
  • Bailey-Boushay House ready to shelter city's vulnerable populations
    Bailey-Boushay House is set to keep its doors open 24/7 for a low-barrier emergency shelter starting Thursday, with funding already in place to keep it running through 2019.
  • Seattle Fire training in Madison Valley

    The Seattle Fire Department is spending the last week of October setting fires inside a vacant Madison Valley house, so firefighter recruits can train for responding to real-life scenarios.

  • SDOT launches 24/7 traffic incident response team
    After a three-year pilot program, SDOT has deployed its expanded 24/7 response team throughout Seattle in an effort to keep roadways clear and congestion down.
  • SPU estimates 39th Avenue sewer pipeline repair costs at more than $1 million
    Seattle Public Utilities estimates the cost to remove and replace a sewer line impacted by a significant amount of cement entering the system in Madison Park will be more than $1 million by the time the issue is fixed.
  • Hasegawa touts benefits of state bank at Leschi Community Council

    Imagine a publicly owned state bank that generates new revenue for the state without raising taxes. Is it too good to be true?
    Washington 11th District Sen. Bob Hasegawa says it can be done, and he calls the idea a no-brainer.

  • SDOT responds to Madison Park feedback
    Seattle’s chief traffic engineer Dongho Chang says pedestrian improvements are on the way for Madison Park after neighborhood advocates Ken Myrabo and Reg Newbeck gave him a walking tour of trouble spots back in July.
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