33rd Ave W Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge

Updated October 1, 2020

What's happening now?

Thanks to those of you who attended the online drop-in session on September 23.

We engaged with more than 20 neighbors and received questions about: 

  • Pedestrian and bicycle safety
  • Potential construction impacts
  • Project funding
  • Project need
  • How to stay engaged during design

A full recording of the online presentation can be found here.

Please note: The Q&A portion is audio only. We encourage you to share this with other neighbors or groups who have an interest in the project. 

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Project overview

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is evaluating the feasibility and options to rehabilitate or to replace the 33rd Ave W Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge in Magnolia. While still safe to use, the bridge is showing signs of deterioration. This timber bridge connects people walking and biking across an active railroad corridor to Commodore Park and the Ballard Locks area. There are no plans to remove the 33rd Ave W bridge, and the bridge is still safe to use.

Project location 

Located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, the 33rd Ave W Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge is located near the Salmon Bay waterfront. The bridge is an important part of Seattle's biking and walking network and links Magnolia to Ballard and the Burke-Gilman Trail. The bridge crosses an active railroad corridor, which runs through the city from the Industrial District in the south to Broadview in the northwest.

Map of 33rd Ave W Bridge


We're aiming to complete early design (30%) by late 2020, with 60% and 90% design continuing into mid-2021.


This project is funded through 90% design. Final design and construction are currently not funded for this project.

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Project materials

Online Presentation Summary (September 2020)

Factsheet (August 2020)

Factsheet (May 2020)


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