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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor

SUBJECT: Seattle’s north solid waste station to close for 2 years

1/15/2014  2:08:00 PM
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Seattle’s north solid waste station to close for 2 years
State-of-the-art Fremont/Wallingford facility scheduled to open in 2016

SEATTLE—Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is getting ready to replace the city’s North Transfer Station (1350 North 34th Street) with a more modern and efficient facility that will meet the growing future needs of the city.

To prepare for the demolition and rebuild work, the station will close permanently, after 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 20. A new North Transfer Station is expected to open on the same site, in 2016. To learn more about the North Transfer Station Rebuild Project, visit the project website at

Options while the station is closed
Here are two options while the transfer station is closed:

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In addition to providing a reliable water supply to about 1.3 million residents in the Seattle metropolitan area, SPU provides essential sewer, drainage, solid waste and engineering services that safeguard public health, maintain the City’s infrastructure and protect, conserve and enhance the region's environmental resources.

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