SW Barton St Pedestrian Safety Enhancements

Updated: February 16, 2021

What's happening now?

Thank you to all who participated in the community prioritization process for this Neighborhood Street Fund project. We completed design and we're on track to build this community-requested project this year.

Project Overview


  • New curb ramps and crosswalks at the intersections of SW Barton St & 25th Ave S and SW Barton St & 24th Ave SW.

  • New left turn arrows for eastbound and westbound movements at SW Barton St and 26th Ave SW to separate pedestrian movements from left turning vehicles.

  • Install new pedestrian activated flashing beacon at the intersection of SW Barton St and 25th Ave SW.

  • Upgrade existing signal at SW Barton St and 26th Ave SW.


  • Enhanced safety for people crossing the intersections of SW Barton St and 26th Ave SW, 25th Ave S, and 24th Ave SW.

  • Enhanced accessibility for people using mobility devices, riding bikes, or pushing strollers.

  • Increased visibility of transit travelers.


Three project locations on SW Barton St at 26th Ave SW, 25th Ave SW, and 24th Ave SW


The NSF program runs on 3-year cycles to select, design, and build projects. The application phase for the 2019-2021 cycle opened October 2018 and projects will be constructed in 2021.NSF timeline

Applications 2018
Community Prioritization and Voting 2019
Design 2020
Construction 2021

Project Background

This is one of 15 Neighborhood Street Fund projects requested by neighbors and selected by the Levy to Move Seattle Oversight Committee. Neighborhood Street Fund is a city program, running on 3-year cycles, that enables neighbors to propose and help prioritize transportation-related projects that are then built by the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT).


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