2017 District 2 – Projects

2018 | 2017

District 2 - Project Updates
2017 Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks and Street Elected Projects

STREETS | 39th Ave S between S Juneau St and S Graham St

Street and Walkway Upgrades

Project Description and Goals:
39th Ave S, between S Juneau St and S Graham St, has a gravel walkway that lacks adequate space for pedestrians. The street connects residents to Aki Kurose Middle School and Brighton Playfield. Upgrading the existing curb ramps and the west side of 39th Ave S enhances safety, accessibility and provides a well-defined route for travelers.

Project Solution(s):

Spot sidewalk and shoulder repair on the west side of 39th Ave S

Upgrade the curb ramps on the west side Juneau St and 39th Ave S

Construction was completed in July 2018.

Neighborhood: Hillman City

39th Ave S between S Juneau and S Graham St, street and walkway enhancements map

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STREETS | S Henderson St between MLK Jr Way S and Renton Ave S

Lighting Upgrades

Project Description and Goals:
S Henderson St, between Renton Ave S and Martin Luther King Jr Way S, suffers from poor visibility at night. This area serves as an important connection for pedestrians accessing the Link Light Rail Station. Installing lights enhances safety and visibility along the sidewalks between the Link Light Rail Station, and nearby homes and businesses.

Project Solution(s):

Install LED pedestrian light fixtures - locations to be determined

Construction anticipated April - June 2020.

Neighborhood: Rainier Beach

S Henderson St between MLK Jr Way S and Renton Ave S nighttime lighting upgrades map

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STREETS | 39th Ave S and S Findlay St

Street Corner Upgrades

Project Description and Goals:
On 39th Ave S, north of Aki Kurose Middle School, street corners are missing at the intersection with S Findlay St. The lack of sidewalk corners enables drivers to turn faster making conditions for pedestrians challenging. Installing sidewalk corners calms drivers and enhances predictability, accessibility and safety.

Project Solution(s):

Install sidewalk corners with curb ramps at 39th Ave S and S Findlay St

Ensure that all corners meet ADA standards

Construction was completed in July 2019.

Neighborhood: Hillman City

39th Ave S and Findlay street corner upgrades map

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STREETS | Rainier Ave S and S Rose St

“Rose St Triangle” Upgrades

Project Description and Goals:
The Rose St Triangle is a City managed property in the Rainer Valley, near the Dunlap neighborhood. The location serves as a connection for commuters traveling to downtown Seattle and Capitol Hill on Metro routes 7 and 9. The Rose St Triangle suffers from substandard lighting and visibility, due to the overgrown landscape and the current pedestrian light location. Relocating or installing a new pedestrian light fixture and trimming the overgrown landscape increases nighttime visibility and creates a safer space for all travelers.

Project Solution(s):

Relocate or install new pedestrian light

Trim and maintain the overgrown landscape

Construction was completed in March 2019.

Neighborhood: Rainier Beach

Rose Street Triangle upgrades map

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