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Sidewalk Development Program: North 90th Street

Construction Update – October 3, 2013

Construction originally expected to begin on October 3rd is now anticipated to start around October 17th. This revised start date is due to delays at other work sites.

Construction Update – August 22, 2013

SDOT expects to start construction of the new sidewalk on October 3, 2013, with work completed by October 30, 2013.

Construction notices from the contractor with additional information will be distributed 2 – 3 weeks prior to the start of construction. In general, construction will begin with excavation of the area and installation of new drainage facilities.

If you have any questions about this project, please contact the Community Communications Officer, George Frost at or (206) 852-6737.


Project Area

SDOT is planning to build a new sidewalk on the south side of North 90th Street between Dayton Avenue North and Fremont Avenue North in 2013.  The new sidewalk will complete a missing gap that, once finished, will provide a continuous pedestrian connection between the Greenwood Avenue North and Aurora Avenue North.

Click here to see the project plans.


Construction of this project is expected to begin In August, 2013.  More information will be posted to the top of this page when available.

Project purpose and funding

This project is identified as a high priority in the Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan, which is a long-term master plan to make Seattle the most walkable city in the nation. 

Funding for this project comes from the “Bridging the Gap” transportation levy approved by Seattle voters in November 2006.

For further information, please e-mail the Pedestrian and Bicycle Program at or call (206) 684-7583.

Project elements

  • Building a new concrete sidewalk (with planter strip in some locations)
  • Installing ADA compliant wheelchair ramps
  • Planting grass seed where possible

What to expect during construction

  • Temporary driveway closures (5-7 days)
  • Parking and loading restrictions near work zones
  • Selective tree and vegetation removal
  • Traffic and pedestrian detours
  • Moderate construction noise and dust




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