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Pedestrian Safety Improvements:  50th Ave S/Wilson Ave S and S Ferdinand St

Project Description

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The Seattle Department of Transportation is planning to construct pedestrian safety improvements near 50th Avenue S, Wilson Avenue S, and S Ferdinand St at 48th Avenue S and 49th Avenue S. Many of these improvements were identified as part of the Pedestrian Master Plan to improve pedestrian mobility and safety.

Project elements include:

  • Curb bulb on the west leg of the intersection at 50th Avenue S and Wilson Avenue S and new sidewalk connection to the S Hudson stairway
  • Curb ramps at all corners of the intersection of 50th Avenue S, Wilson Avenue S, and S Hudson Street
  • Curb ramps at all corners of the intersection of 49th Avenue S and S Ferdinand Street
  • Curb ramps at all corners of the intersection of 48th Avenue S and S Ferdinand Street

Project Benefits

The goal of these safety improvements is to help make the neighborhood more comfortable for multiple travel modes. The work will include:

  • ADA-compliant curb ramps, for smoother and better access
  • Expanded sidewalk and new connection to an existing stairway

Funding

This work is funded by Pedestrian Master Plan improvements and SDOT’s ADA Spot Improvement program, which improves access for people with disabilities.

Schedule

These improvements reached 100 percent design in April 2014. The project team expects to move to construction as early as July 2014.

More information

Questions?
Call Maribel Cruz at 206-684-7963
Email: maribel.cruz@seattle.gov

 

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