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2010 Asphalt Arterial & Concrete Spot Rehabilitation

Project Update – October 21, 2010

Substantially complete October 7th.  Project had 55 Work Days in contract - 50 Working Days expended.


Project Update – September 29, 2010  

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is making improvements to a section of 15th Avenue S from S College Street to S Spokane Street. in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.  This project will be substantially complete in early October.

Construction Schedule:

  • Final pavement striping (weather dependent) - - September 30; October 1
  • Removal and replacement of curb ramp and sidewalk at Beacon & McClellan - - October 5-8

Project Update – August 25, 2010

Construction Continues on 15th Avenue South

Upcoming Work:

This project is scheduled to continue through September 2010.

Work includes traffic lane reconfigurations with significant automobile, pedestrian and bike improvements.

Upcoming work includes:

  • Resurfacing the asphalt pavement on 15 th Avenue S between Beacon Avenue S and S McClellan Street
    • Contractor will be grinding the top layer of asphalt in this area August 26 th and 27 th.
    • Base repair and asphalt paving are tentatively scheduled for the week of September 6 th.
  • Four new curb bulbs and eight curb ramps at 15 th Avenue S and S Lander Street; and sidewalk construction at S McClellan Street and Beacon Avenue S
    • This work is scheduled for the week of August 30 th.
  • Re-striping travel lanes and other pavement markings (there will no parking allowed for several blocks at a time as the work progresses along 15 th Avenue S)
    • This work is scheduled for mid-September and could last for up to 1½ weeks.

2010 AAC Arterial Spot Rehabilitation Project– 15th Avenue S

Project Overview

Bridging The Gap Logo As part of its 2010 Arterial Asphalt and Concrete (AAC) Program, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is planning to repave a section of 15th Avenue S in the North Beacon Hill neighborhood.

This paving project is funded by the “Bridging the Gap” transportation levy approved by Seattle voters in November 2006. 

Project Location:

15th Avenue S, from S College Street to S Spokane Street. 

Project Description:

This is a repaving project that includes traffic lane reconfiguration (rechannelization) with significant pedestrian and bike improvements including:

  • Resurfacing the asphalt pavement on 15th Avenue S between Beacon Avenue S and S McClellan Street.
  • Four new curb bulbs and eight curb ramps at 15th Avenue S and S Lander Street
  • Sidewalk improvements at Beacon Avenue S and S McClellan Street.
  • Two new marked crosswalks at 15th Avenue S and S Lander Street
  • Pedestrian warning signs at 15th Avenue S and S McClellan Street
  • Retrofitting existing ADA ramps with tactile (detectable) warning pads
  • New bike facilities between S College and S Spokane streets

For additional 15th Avenue S rechannelization information, click here    

Project Schedule:

Construction work is scheduled to begin in mid-July and continue through September.  More detailed schedule information will be provided prior to the start of construction.

What to Expect During Work:

  • Lane closures
  • Pedestrian detours
  • Parking and loading restrictions
  • Construction noise and dust
  • Regular notices with more location specific information during construction

Project Contacts:

Repaving:
George Frost, Public Outreach Coordinator, george.frost@seattle.gov (206) 615-0786
Susan Byers, Project Manager, susan.byers@seattle.gov , (206) 733-9076

Rechannelization:
Brian Dougherty, Transportation Planner, brian.dougherty@seattle.gov, (206) 684-5124


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