Andover and Dakota Pedestrian Safety Enhancements

Updated: June 7, 2021

What's happening now?

We completed design and we're on track to build this community-requested project this year.

Thank you to all who participated in the community prioritization process and provided feedback on initial project designs!

Project Overview

Elements

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

Benefits

  • Saftey 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

Design

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.

Schedule

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

PhaseTimeline
Applications 2018
Community Prioritization and Voting 2019
Design 2020
Construction 2021

Questions?

If you have questions or need translated materials, please contact us at NSF_AndoverDakota@seattle.gov or 206-727-3581. Thank you.

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