District 7 – Projects

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2019 Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks and Streets Elected Projects

STREETS | Taylor Ave N and Galer St

Crossing Improvements

Project Overview

The Taylor Ave N and Galer St intersection provides an important connection for pedestrians accessing the staircase also known as the Galer Street Hillclimb. The Hillclimb provides an important east-west connection between South Lake Union and the businesses on top of Queen Anne Hill. We'll install new painted curb bulbs with tuff posts at the existing marked crosswalk and adding a new streetlight on the west side of the street and along the stairway to improve visibility and enhance overall safety.

Project Solutions

  • Install new painted curb bulbs with tuff posts
  • Install a new streetlight
  • Install a new stairway pedestrian light

Neighborhood: Queen Anne

Total Cost: $102,000
YVYC Funds: $102,000

Project Schedule and Updates

We anticipate construction as soon as fall/winter 2020.

Taylor Ave N Project Map

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STREETS | 5th Ave W and W Mercer St

Crossing Improvements

Project Overview

The 5th Ave W and W Mercer St is a key crossing for many residents to access nearby businesses, residences, and Kinnear Park. We'll add a new pair of rectangular rapid flashing beacons on the east leg will enhance the existing marked crosswalk with refuge island and enhances safety for all users.

Project Solutions

  •  Install new rectangular rapid flashing beacons

Neighborhood: Uptown

Total Cost: $100,000
YVYC Funds: $100,000

Project Schedule and Updates

We anticipate construction as soon as summer/fall 2020.

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