Greenwood Sidewalk Project: N 117th – 125th St

 This project is complete!

This project was completed in November 2022.

Project Summary

We’ve finished construction on Greenwood Ave N from N 117th St to N 125th St! Thank you for your continued patience while we completed this work. Please click here to see the next phase of pedestrian improvements happening along Greenwood Ave N.

Together, we’ve completed:

  • New ADA curb ramps and sidewalk gutters
  • New sidewalks and planting strips
  • New driveway connections
  • Pedestrian signal improvements
  • New fencing and landscaping

You will see a combination of trees, shrubs and grass in the planting strips. Landscaping in the planting strip has been determined by SDOT Urban Forestry using several safety factors such as meeting clearance requirements and proximity to other trees, poles and driveways. This project will install 49 new trees along the corridor, and will provide the additional trees necessary to meet the 2 for 1 Executive Order Standard to be planted by SDOT Urban Forestry.

Thank you for your patience while we completed this work!

Project Overview

Check out the new sidewalks on Greenwood Ave N!

New sidewalks, fencing, and landscaping on Greenwood Ave N (picture below).

An image of the completed sidewalks.

Another image of the completed work.

Project Background

Since 2016 we've been working to install sidewalks along Greenwood Ave N between N 92nd St and N 145th St. In addition to new sidewalk, we've added curbs, planting strips, pedestrian signal improvements, new traffic signals and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant curb ramps.

Current pedestrian conditions along Greenwood Ave N

Current pedestrian conditions along Greenwood Ave N.

Map of pedestrian improvements along Greenwood Ave

Project Area

Project area is along Greenwood from 117th to 125th


Construction begins between N 117th St and N 125th St - March 2022

Agreement finalized between SDOT and property owners - November 2021

Virtual presentation to community groups - September 2020

Post card mailed to nearby businesses and residents - June 2020


Pre-construction Notice (March 2022)

Tree Removal Letter (March 2022)

Mailer to residents (June 2020)


This project is funded by the Move Seattle Levy, which was approved by voters in 2015.

Move Seattle Levy logo


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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