South Ballard Corridor Safety Improvements Project
Update: January 27, 2015
The South Ballard Safety Improvements Project aims to improve safety and reduce conflict zones between people walking, biking and driving. Some of the elements of this project include shoulder repair, intersection improvements, changing travel lanes and installing signage.
Project elements include:
This project began in late 2013 with changes to NW 45th Street and will continue in the spring of 2015 with the shoulder repair on Shilshole Avenue NW. SDOT has made adjustments to the roadway based on community feedback which included
In the spring of 2015, SDOT will begin repairing the south shoulder of Shilshole Avenue NW between NW 46th Street and 24th Avenue NW and install a bike ramp at the southeast corner of the intersection of NW Market Street and 24th Avenue NW.
We expect the work will begin in the spring of 2015 and last for about 4-6 weeks. During construction, you can expect:
Construction activity during normal work hours between, 7 AM and 6 PM
SDOT is committed to working with property owners and tenants along the corridor prior to and throughout construction to keep you informed and address concerns. The project team will reach out to businesses along the corridor in January and February to share construction impacts associated with work along Shilshole Avenue NW.
To receive email updates about the project, contact the team at SouthBallardSafety@seattle.gov.
This project is funded by the Bridging the Gap transportation levy passed by voters in 2006 and scheduled to expire in 2015. The total project budget is approximately $1 million.
For questions, concerns or to receive project updates by email, please contact the project team at SouthBallardSafety@seattle.gov or 206-615-0925.