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Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures: Highlights for Friday, Sept. 7 – Monday, Sept. 17

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures: Highlights for Friday, Sept. 7 – Monday, Sept. 17

Visit WSDOT’s website for a complete list of closures. Closure information changes frequently, so remember to check for updates throughout the week. Highlights for Friday, Sept. 7 – Monday, Sept. 17 Corridor-wide: Viaduct reinforcement work will close all lanes of southbound SR 99 between the north end of the Battery Street Tunnel and the West Seattle Bridge at the following times: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, Sunday, Sept. 9 – the morning of Friday, Sept. 14. 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. Sunday, Sept. 16 – the morning of Friday, Sept. 21. North: Monday, Sept. 10 through Wednesday, Sept. 12 John Street between […]

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Seattle Parks and Recreation Begins Repair on Pioneer Square Pergola

Seattle Parks and Recreation Begins Repair on Pioneer Square Pergola

Seattle Parks and Recreation, with contractor and Ron Wright and Associates, begins repair to the historical Pioneer Square Pergola on Monday, September 10, 2012. It is anticipated work will complete on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. During construction, a portion of the multipurpose lane on First Avenue, both north and south of Yesler Way, will be blocked off. Temporary signage will be installed to direct pedestrians around the construction zone. The work includes repair of the portion of the Pergola damaged by a truck collision in April 2012, and installation of a new, stronger bollard. This new bollard will be anchored […]

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Marketing the Square

Marketing the Square

Pioneer Square has always been the heart and soul of Seattle, and Seattle needs a compelling reminder that this is still true. Over the last two years, the Alliance has been working with the community to implement a 5-year multifaceted initiative to improve the overall business health of Pioneer Square. Part of this plan tasks us to effectively market, brand and promote Pioneer Square while simultaneously working to make other improvements to our beloved neighborhood. Below is an overview of the current efforts.   On the Street Groundwork has been laid and you will see promotions throughout 2012, with more […]

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First Hill Streetcar – Weekly Project Updates | This Week: August 27th – September 2nd

First Hill Streetcar - Weekly Project Updates | This Week: August 27th – September 2nd

Full copies of segment updates are attached below: Weekly Project Update 13 – Jackson Weekly Project Update 19 – Broadway Weekly Project Update 16 – Yesler   BROADWAY SEGMENT – CONSTRUCTION DETAIL Trackway Construction Between Pine and Pike Weekday Work: Howell to Pine o Traffic signal foundations and electrical work Pine to Pike o Construction of trackway • Pike to Madison o Trackway survey and saw cutting Marion to Columbia o Storm drain installation • James to Jefferson o Connect water services Minor intersection o Electrical duct bank installation Weekend Work: There will be no work over Labor Day weekend […]

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Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures: Highlights for Friday, Aug. 24 – Tuesday, Sept. 4

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures: Highlights for Friday, Aug. 24 – Tuesday, Sept. 4

Visit WSDOT’s website for a complete list of closures. Closure information changes frequently, so remember to check for updates throughout the week. Highlights for Friday, Aug. 24 – Tuesday, Sept. 4 Corridor-wide: Viaduct reinforcement work will close all lanes of southbound SR 99 between the north end of the Battery Street Tunnel and the West Seattle Bridge at the following times: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, Sunday, Aug. 26 – the morning of Friday, Aug. 31. 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, Tuesday, Sept. 4 – the morning of Friday, Sept. 7. North: Saturday, Aug. 25 The Seattle Marathon and 10K run will […]

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First Hill Streetcar – Weekly Project Updates – This Week: August 20th – August 26th

First Hill Streetcar - Weekly Project Updates - This Week: August 20th – August 26th

First Hill Streetcar – Weekly Project Updates This Week: August 20th – August 26th        This post contains project updates for all three segments:  Broadway, 14th/Yesler, and the Jackson segment. Full copies of these updates are attached in the links below.  Broadway Segment Issue 18 – August 20,2012 Jackson Project Update Issue 18 – August 20, 2012 14th & Yesler Project Update Issue 18 – August 20, 2012   BROADWAY SEGMENT – CONSTRUCTION DETAIL Trackway Construction Between Pine and Pike Weekday Work: Howell to Pine o Traffic signal foundations and electrical work Pine to Pike o Excavation and construction of trackway […]

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Emergency Utility Repairs Continue at First Avenue South and S Massachusetts Street

Emergency Utility Repairs Continue at First Avenue South and S Massachusetts Street One northbound First Avenue S lane impacted, work expected until evening of August 22   Emergency utility repairs to address a water main break will require the closure of roads and a sidewalk in the vicinity of First Avenue S and S Massachusetts Street until the evening of August 22. In the overnight hours, a long lateral break occurred in a 16-inch pipe running north/south on First Ave S at S Massachusetts Street. According to SPU, the pipe will be repaired and water restored to affected businesses by […]

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Seattle Paid Sick & Safe Time Ordinance Workshops

Seattle Paid Sick & Safe Time Ordinance Workshops

Learn more about Seattle’s new Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance, which goes into effect September 1, 2012. The new rule requires paid sick and paid safe time (PSST) for employees working within Seattle City limits. Learn more at the Seattle Office for Civil Rights. Free workshops Learn more about Seattle’s Paid Sick/Safe Time Ordinance at one of these free workshops open to the public: Tuesday, August 21, 12 noon – North Seattle: Ballard Campus Swedish Medical Center, 5300 Tallman Ave. NW (NW Market Street just west of 17th Ave. NW) – co-sponsored by the Lake Union Association, Aurora Merchants Association, Northwest […]

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Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement – Highlights for Friday, Aug. 17 – Monday, Aug. 27

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement - Highlights for Friday, Aug. 17 – Monday, Aug. 27

Visit WSDOT’s website for a complete list of closures. Closure information changes frequently, so remember to check for updates throughout the week. Highlights for Friday, Aug. 17 – Monday, Aug. 27 Corridor-wide: Viaduct reinforcement work will close all lanes of southbound SR 99 between the north end of the Battery Street Tunnel and the West Seattle Bridge at the following times: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, Wednesday, Aug. 22, and Thursday, Aug. 23. 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, Sunday, Aug. 26 – the morning of Friday, Aug. 31. North: Tipping our hat to the Seattle Department of Transportation: Mercer Street […]

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Seattle City Light Work near CenturyLink Field Delayed

Construction Update  Seattle City Light Work near CenturyLink Field Delayed Seattle City Light plans to replace some of the existing major power lines (feeders) from1st Avenue South with new ones in Occidental Avenue between Railroad Way South and South King Street. The work would prepare the area for the SR 99 Tunnel Project and the eventual removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct along the downtown waterfront. This is an update to our previous fliers on the work. The project is delayed and is in the planning stages.  We intend to provide customers with 3-4 weeks advance notification before the proposed […]

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