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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: Southwest Roxbury Street Road Safety Corridor Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
4/15/2015  9:30:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sue Romero  (206) 684-8548


Southwest Roxbury Street Road Safety Corridor Project
Open House, Thursday, April 16

SEATTLE –This week West Seattle residents have another opportunity to discuss plans to improve safety for everyone using Southwest Roxbury Street.

Last week the Seattle Department of Transportation’s project manager provided a presentation and discussion of the roadway safety plans at the Westwood/Roxhill/Arbor Heights Neighborhood Council. Tomorrow, the project manager will be at the Southwest Seattle Public Library to provide another opportunity to drop in and learn what is planned.

What: SW Roxbury Street Road Safety Corridor Project Drop-in Session
Date: Thursday, April 16
Time: 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Southwest Seattle Public Library
2nd Floor Meeting Room
9010 35th Avenue Southwest

The plan for Roxbury Street includes spot improvements to signs and pavement markings, pavement repair in several locations, and new sidewalks on the south side of Roxbury between 28th Avenue SW and 30th Avenue SW. The plans also include radar speed signs east of White Center and rechannelization of Roxbury between 17th Avenue SW and 35th Avenue SW.

Look for additional opportunities for community input in May. SDOT will host a walking tour of Roxbury Street on the evening of Wednesday, May 20.The project manager will review traffic data and lead a walk to the areas where improvements are planned. A walking tour will also be held for another local street, 35th Avenue Southwest, on Saturday May 16, from 9 a.m. to noon. Watch for more information about the walking tours in the following weeks.

Project presentations and materials can be found on SDOT’s website. For Roxbury, see http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/roxbury.htm  and for 35th Avenue SW see http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/35thsw.htm


 

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