ACCESS SEATTLEKeeping travelers moving, construction coordinated and communities thriving during construction
January 12, 2016
Robust development helps us grow a healthy economy and improve infrastructure, but density of construction can also create challenges. Access Seattle is an initiative focused on maintaining mobility in the city during construction, addressing the impacts in three ways; construction coordination, traveler engagement, and business & community support.
By coordinating construction activity that affects the public right-of-way, SDOT works to:
The team also strategizes with City, County and State agencies to limit right-of-way closures and consolidate activities to reduce interruptions to travel.
CONSTRUCTION COORDINATION RESOURCES
Construction variables can cause unforeseen impacts. Construction Hub coordinators address emergent right-of-way impacts in real time, coordinating interagency responses to resolve stakeholder concerns. If you have a construction related access question, please contact us at SDOTConstructionHub@seattle.gov
Projects in designated areas of dense construction activity need to participate in schedule coordination. Street Use requests are compiled and analyzed to identify and proactively mitigate potential conflicts and issues. Learn more about Construction Hub Coordination at: www.seattle.gov/transportation/hub.htm
If you are planning a project, you may need to submit a Construction Management Plan (CMP) three to six months before your project is scheduled to begin. Learn more about CMP requirements at: www.seattle.gov/transportation/cmp.htm
The Seattle Area Construction Look Ahead shows planned construction activity and events that impact the right-of-way, along with links to traffic cameras and other traveler resources. Know before you go:
Mobility is key to maintaining a vibrant economy. Access Seattle supports communities affected by construction impacts to the right-of-way:
BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Get help resolving construction related access issues. Contact us at: SDOTConstructionHub@seattle.gov