SW Barton St Pedestrian Safety Enhancements

Updated: December 13, 2022

What's happening now?

Thank you to all who participated in the community prioritization process for this Neighborhood Street Fund project. We completed this community-requested project in 2022!

project photo after completion

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.

  • Upgrade existing signal at SW Barton St and 26th 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

Phase Timeline
Applications 2018
Community Prioritization and Voting 2019
Design 2020
Construction 2021-2022

Project Background

This is one of 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).


Please contact SDOT Customer Service at 684-Road@seattle.gov or (206) 684-7623


Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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