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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: New Traffic Message Signs Coming to Northwest Seattle and Beacon Hill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
3/4/2010  5:10:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sue Romero  (206) 684-8548


New Traffic Message Signs Coming to Northwest Seattle and Beacon Hill

SEATTLE—Next week a contractor working for the Seattle Department of Transportation will begin installing new dynamic (electronic) messaging signs at several locations to provide improved traffic information to travelers.

Crews will work from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday , March 8 through Friday March 12 starting at Holman Road and progressing down the list to Columbian Way:

  • Holman Road NW/14th Ave NW
  • 15th Ave NW/ NW 61st St
  • 15th Ave W/ W Blaine St
  • S Columbian Way/ 14th Ave S

Traffic lanes will be reduced at these locations to accommodate the construction .  Expect delay and congestion.   Motorists are asked to slow down and use caution when passing the work zone.

This work is part of SDOT’s Intelligent Transportation System improvements that will help manage traffic and keep travelers informed.

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