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Lake to Bay Loop – Harrison Street Pedestrian Improvements

Update: September 8, 2014

Project Description

The Seattle Department of Transportation is planning to construct curb bulbs at intersections along W Harrison Street. These improvements will be completed as part of our Neighborhood Street Fund program and improve pedestrian mobility and safety.

Harrison Street is part of the Lake to Bay Loop that connects Elliot Bay to Lake Union through Uptown, Lower Queen Anne, South Lake Union and Belltown. However, today the corridor lacks marked crosswalks and pedestrian amenities.

The project team selected three intersections along W Harrison Street to which curb bulbs will be added. The selected sites were chosen in conjunction with the final Bicycle Master Plan update and will complement future bicycle facilities in this area.

  • Curb bulbs on W Harrison Street at 1st Avenue W and 2nd Avenue W
  • A curb bulb on the northwest corner of W Harrison Street and 3rd Avenue W
  • New landscaping and curb ramps at each of the new curb bulb locations

Project Benefits

The goal of these improvements is to allow safer crossings for pedestrians and improve mobility for all users. Curb bulbs help reduce crossing lengths and improve visibility between drivers and pedestrians. The work will include:

  • Curb bulbs to facilitate safer, shorter crossings for pedestrians
  • ADA-compliant curb ramps, for smoother and better access


The work is one of the 12 projects selected by the Bridging the Gap Oversight Committee to be completed as part of the Neighborhood Street Fund program, which is funded by the Bridging the Gap (BTG) transportation levy, passed by voters in November 2006 and scheduled to end in 2015.

Project Schedule

The project recently reached 90 percent design and project team expects to finalize design by the end of 2014. Construction will begin and be completed in 2015.

Click here to view 90 percent design plans.

Project Materials

Project Contacts

If you have questions about this project or would like to be added to the project mailing list, contact Art Brochet at or 206-615-0786.

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