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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: Street repair in Ballard, Beacon Hill, and Montlake

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
3/12/2009  3:15:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sue Romero  (206) 684-8548



SDOT Paving Crews are Working in Montlake, Ballard, and Beacon Hill

SEATTLE-The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) paving crews are repairing streets in the Montlake, Ballard, and Beacon Hill neighborhoods.

Montlake Neighborhood
Crews are installing a new bus pad and sidewalk on 24th Avenue East between East Interlaken Boulevard and Boyer Avenue East. They plan to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Tuesday, March 17. The northbound curb lane and sidewalk of 24th Avenue East will be closed. The southbound lanes will not be affected.

Paving crews plan to return to the same location on Saturday, March 21 to Monday, March 23 to pave the eastern half of the roadway of 24th Avenue East. One lane will be provided for each direction of travel.

Ballard Neighborhood
Paving crews are resorting concrete panels on Seaview Avenue Northwest. One travel lane will be open in each direction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, March 13.

Beacon Hill Neighborhood
SDOT crews will repair roadway pavement in the 5300 block of Beacon Avenue South on Saturday, March 14, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Southbound vehicles and bikes on Beacon Avenue South will be detoured at South Bennett Street to Colombia Drive South, returning to Beacon Avenue at S Brandon Street. Northbound traffic will not be affected.

The Seattle Department of Transportation builds, maintains and operates Seattle's $12 billion transportation infrastructure. To further Mayor Nickels' goal to get Seattle moving, the department manages short- and long-term investments in streets, bridges, pavement and trees, that better connect the city with the region.


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