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Targeting Graffiti in Pioneer Square

Targeting Graffiti in Pioneer Square

Graffiti artists love it when their tags are seen by the entire city. The more exposure a tag gets, the more notoriety the artist gets. That is why buildings with tags that are left untouched for long periods of time are magnets for more vandalism. It is also why we must work together as a community to report vandalism and take prompt action to clean up graffiti. If you see graffiti in Pioneer Square: Report online using the Online Report Form Call the City’s Graffiti Report Line at (206) 684-7587 Make a police report to (206) 625-5011 when graffiti appears on […]

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Update on Pioneer Square Pergola Restoration

Update on Pioneer Square Pergola Restoration

Seattle Parks and Recreation completed the installation of a temporary protection bollard for the Pioneer Square Pergola. The new bollard is anchored by a structural pipe set into the ground and provides extra strength and protection for the historical Pergola. The temporary bollard will be replaced when the fabrication and delivery of the permanent decorative bollard is completed. Parks removed the temporary cement blocks that were installed to provide short-term protection and installed a new concrete ramp from the street. The installation of a new cornice piece on the Pergola is scheduled for the weekend of October 20-21. The required […]

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Waterfront snapshot from Friday, Sept. 28 – Thursday, Oct. 4

Waterfront snapshot from Friday, Sept. 28 – Thursday, Oct. 4

Construction overview Last week, SDOT installed signs helping pedestrians find queued taxis under the viaduct between Columbia and Marion streets. Signs direct people to use the crosswalk at Columbia Street to reach taxis. Coming up next weekend: from 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, through 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, both directions of the Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed from just north of the Battery Street Tunnel to the West Seattle Bridge. Crews are closing the viaduct for its semiannual inspection, which includes examining the structure for settlement and performing routine maintenance and preservation work. For a weekly update of the […]

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Seattle City Light Work Along 1st Avenue Sunday, September 30, 2012

Seattle City Light Work Along 1st Avenue Sunday, September 30, 2012

Seattle City Light will be pulling fiber optic cable through underground conduit on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Crews will be working Sunday, Sept. 30 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on First Avenue, pulling cable.  They will be working in one block increments (south to north).  All of the permits have been secured.  Significant traffic interruption is not expected.  See above map. What: One-day job Why: Data fiber cables for Seattle City Light and other City Departments. Where: First Avenue from Cherry to King streets in the utility access holes shown with an “M” on the attached […]

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First Hill Streetcar – Weekly Project Updates This Week: September 24th – September 30th

First Hill Streetcar - Weekly Project Updates This Week: September 24th – September 30th

Full PDF copies of these updates are attached: Weekly Project Update – Jackson #16.5 Weekly Project Update – Yesler #20 Weekly Project Update – Broadway #23   BROADWAY SEGMENT – CONSTRUCTION DETAIL Weekend Intersection Closure at Broadway and Union Weekday Work: Denny to Howell o Street restoration Pine to Madison o Trackway construction • Madison to Columbia o Storm drain and electrical duct bank installation Jefferson intersection o Electrical duct bank installation Weeknight Work: Madison intersection o Storm drain installation Weekend Work: Union intersection o Trackway construction Traffic Advisory: The intersection of Broadway and Union will be closed, with the […]

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Waterfront snapshot through Thursday, Sept. 27

Waterfront snapshot through Thursday, Sept. 27

Construction overview No significant work is planned at the waterfront this week. For a weekly update of the latest traffic closures, please visit our webpage.   Continuing work Ongoing work to install underground monitoring equipment, which is a part of a comprehensive program, helps crews minimize ground movement and protect structures during tunneling. During the upcoming week, work in this program will occur: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday: Crews will shift the southbound lane on Western Avenue between Columbia and Marion streets. Two-way traffic will be maintained. 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday: Marion Street […]

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First Hill Streetcar – Weekly Project Updates This Week: September 17th – September 23rd

First Hill Streetcar - Weekly Project Updates This Week: September 17th – September 23rd

BROADWAY SEGMENT – CONSTRUCTION DETAIL Weekend Detour of Pike at Broadway Weekday Work: · Howell  – Broadway to Nagel o Electrical duct bank installation · Pine to Madison o Trackway construction o Traffic signal work • Madison to Columbia o Storm drain installation · Jefferson intersection o Electrical duct bank installation Weekend Work: · Pike intersection o Trackway construction Traffic Advisory: · Pike will be closed at Broadway on the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd with right turns permitted at Broadway. · Broadway will be closed between Madison and Marion from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for up to […]

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1st Avenue Construction Parking Impacts Update

1st Avenue Construction Parking Impacts Update

Seattle City Light is preparing to replace old clay conduit and underground power lines along 1st Avenue between Columbia and Cherry Streets and could start work as soon as Sept. 17. WHAT:           Trenching alongFirst Avenue to lay new conduit WHEN:          As early as Sept. 17, lasting up to nine weeks. TIME:             Most days work will be between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. There will be some after-hours work. The Seattle Department of Transportation has approved Seattle City Light’s revised traffic control plan for this project.A streetuse permit for the construction is still pending with SDOT. We will provide an update […]

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Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures – Highlights for Friday, Sept. 14 – Monday, Sept. 24

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures - Highlights for Friday, Sept. 14 – Monday, Sept. 24

Visit WSDOT’s website for a complete list of closures. Closure information changes frequently, so remember to check for updates throughout the week. 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. 16 – the morning of Friday, Sept. 21. 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. Sunday, Sept. 24 – the morning of Friday, Sept. 28.   North: Monday, Sept. 17 through Wednesday, Sept. 19 Parking will close and flaggers will alternate one-way traffic on Thomas […]

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Waterfront Update: Friday, Sept. 14 – Thursday, Sept. 20

Waterfront Update: Friday, Sept. 14 – Thursday, Sept. 20

Construction overview Northbound SR 99 will be closed between S Royal Brougham Way and the West Seattle Bridge from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. On-ramps to and from S Royal Brougham Way will remain open to serve weekend event traffic. Crews will be putting finishing touches to the second of two side-by-side bridges that replace the viaduct’s south end. When reopened, the northbound bridge will carry two lanes of traffic and one bus lane. The southbound bridge will have three general purpose lanes. For more information, please visit our “What’s Happening Now” webpage. The left lane of southbound […]

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Alliance for Pioneer Square
310 1st Ave S, Suite 201
Seattle, WA
Phone: (206) 667-0687
Website: http://allianceforpioneersquare.org/
Email: info@pioneersquare.org

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