2011-2012 Arterial Paving Projects: N/NW 85th St and Greenwood Ave N
N/NW 85th St and Greenwood Ave N are heavily traveled arterials, important to north Seattle neighborhoods. With over 30,000 vehicles traveling on N/NW 85th St daily, and over 12,000 vehicles on Greenwood Ave N, the roadways had deteriorated over time and needed major repairs.
In January 2012, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) began reconstructing N/NW 85th St from 15th Ave NW to I-5 with new concrete pavement in the most heavily traveled areas, and repaving the remaining lanes with asphalt. In addition, SDOT repaved Greenwood Ave N from N 85th St to N 73rd St with new asphalt. Construction on N/NW 85th St and on Greenwood Ave N was completed in fall 2012.
These projects cost a total of $12 million and were a part of the “Bridging the Gap” transportation levy passed by Seattle voters in November 2006.
Project Phasing and Construction Schedule
Construction began in January and was completed in fall 2012. To better manage traffic and minimize impacts to the nearby community, construction activities were completed in phases.
Public outreach began in April 2011 during the final design phase and continued throughout the construction phase until the project was completed in fall 2012.
Paul Elliott, Public Communications Lead, firstname.lastname@example.org, (206) 684-5321
Sue Byers, Project Manager, email@example.com, (206) 733-9076