Andover and Dakota Pedestrian Safety Enhancements

Updated: August 17, 2022

What's happening now?

In the spring, we installed the speed cushions on 38th Ave S -- a little north and south of S Andover St. Due to ongoing material delays and a bottleneck of construction projects, the intersection treatments that were scheduled to be installed this fall will be delayed until 2023. We will keep everyone informed about a new construction schedule once we know more.

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Project Overview


  • Crosswalk
  • Accessible Curb (ADA) Ramps
  • Curb Bulbs
  • Traffic Calming


  • Safety improvements to the intersections will facilitate crossings for people walking and biking
  • New ADA-compliant curb ramps will improve access
  • Curb bulbs have been shown to improve pedestrian crossing safety
  • Speed cushions have been shown to calm traffic speeds


Andover and Dakota Pedestrian Safety Enhancements project map

Safety improvements at intersection of 38th Ave S and S Andover St

Project Background

This is one of the 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). 

Note: funds not used for this project will be returned to the NSF program budget.


The NSF program runs on 3-year cycles to select, design, and build projects, but we had project delays this round with design updates and schedule impacts due to SDOT's work responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The application phase for the 2019-2021 cycle opened October 2018 and projects will be constructed in 2022.

NSF timeline

Phase Timeline
Applications 2018
Community Prioritization and Voting 2019
Design 2020
Construction 2022


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