Project Update: February 25, 2011
Construction Completed on the Northward Extension of the Chief Sealth Trail
This project was substantially complete on January 19, 2011. The multi-use trail was built on SCL right-of-way between Beacon Avenue S and 15th Avenue S. The Southeast section of Seattle now has an extended safe, connected and attractive multi-use trail built to encourage walking and biking.
Project Update: November 4, 2010
Construction nearing completion on the northward extension to the Chief Sealth Trail
Now that the asphalt surface paving has been completed, the contractor working for SDOT is engaged in the final stages of construction on the trail extension project. Some minor concrete paving (curb bulbs and curb ramps), storm drainage, permanent signage and bollard installation, hydroseeding and cleanup work remains. There will be intermittent traffic restrictions on S Angeline Street, S Ferdinand Street, Columbia Drive S and Beacon Avenue S (curb lane only).
looking northwest from Columbia Drive S – Ferdinand P-Patch is to the right
looking northwest across S Ferdinand Street as the trail meanders toward S Angeline Street
Project Update: September 23, 2010
Construction has started on the northward extension of the Chief Sealth Trail
A contractor working with SDOT has started construction of the trail project . For the first few weeks construction crews will clear, excavate and grade the designated trail route through the Seattle City Light transmission line corridor.
Project Update: September 2, 2010
Construction Starting on Chief Sealth Trail Extension in mid-September
Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has completed design and recently awarded a construction contract for extending the existing Chief Sealth Trail northward from Beacon Avenue S to S Angeline Street/15th Avenue S.
The contractor could start as early as the week of September 13th. Construction is expected to be complete by mid-December 2010.
The construction of this multi-use trail is intended to provide an attractive extension to the existing trail and increase opportunities for safe, connected walking and biking in Southeast Seattle. The trail extension will be built entirely on the City Light Transmission lines corridor.
The contractor will start the week of September 13th at the west end of the City Light corridor at 15th Avenue and S Angeline Street and work eastwards towards Beacon Avenue S. Construction is expected to be complete by mid-December 2010.
What to Expect During Construction
- Minimum lane closures on Beacon Avenue S, 15th Avenue S, and other nearby streets during off-peak hours
- Possible sidewalk closures and pedestrian detours on Beacon Avenue S north of S Dawson Street, on S Ferdinand Street east of 17th Avenue S, and on S Angeline Street east of 15th Avenue S
- Possible parking restrictions on the above streets
- Moderate construction noise
- Normal work hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Temporary rerouting of several driveways
- Restricted access to Ferdinand P-Patch