SW Barton St Pedestrian Safety Enhancements

Updated: December 27, 2019

What's happening now?

This project is now in the early stages of design and we'd like to hear from you before we move forward with design in 2020 and construction in 2021.

There are several ways to submit your feedback:

  • Send an email directly to the project email address.
  • Call 206-733-9361. When leaving a voicemail, be sure to state which project you're calling about and whether you'd like a return call from our team.
  • Review project concepts and submit your feedback via a comment form at participating libraries and community centers (click here to find a library or community center near you). Comment forms are available in English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Somali and Vietnamese.  To request comment forms in other languages or other reasonable accommodations or assistance, please contact us at: NSF@seattle.gov or 206-733-9361

The comment period will be open until January 31, 2020.

Project Overview


  • New curb ramps and crosswalks at the intersections of SW Barton St & 25th Ave S and SW Barton St & 24th Ave SW.
  • New left turn arrows for eastbound and westbound movements at SW Barton St and 26th Ave SW to separate pedestrian movements from left turning vehicles
  • Install new pedestrian activated flashing beacon at the intersection of SW Barton St and 25th Ave SW.


  • Enhanced safety for people crossing the intersections of SW Barton St and 26th Ave SW, 25th Ave S, and 24th Ave SW.
  • Enhanced accessibility for people using mobility devices, riding bikes, or pushing strollers.
  • Increased visibility of transit travelers.


Three project locations on SW Barton St at 26th Ave SW, 25th Ave SW, and 24th Ave SW


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

Applications 2018
Community Prioritization and Voting 2019
Design 2020
Construction 2021

Project Background

In 2019, the SW Barton St Pedestrian Safety Enhancements project was one of 15 projects selected by the Levy to Move Seattle Oversight Committee to be funded through SDOT's Neighborhood Street Fund (NSF) Program.

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


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