Posted on 4/4/2013 by Danny Done
SDOT announces upcoming road closures and detours necessary for construction on Westlake Ave. N, as part of the east phase of the Mercer Corridor Project:
Posted on 12/11/2012 by Louise Ping
SR 99 tunneling machine tweets her name: Bertha
The world’s largest-diameter tunneling machine now has a name, a face and a voice. Meet Bertha, the five-story-tall steel behemoth that will begin boring the SR 99 tunnel beneath downtown Seattle next summer.
The Washington State Department of Transportation introduced Bertha via Twitter yesterday, capping off a whirlwind week that included the installation of her signature component, the selection of her name by contest-winning students and her launch into the Twittersphere. She’s green and white and ready to dig – and chat.
“So nice to finally have an identity,” @BerthaDigsSR99 tweeted Monday. “Maybe now the folks at the passport agency will take my application.”
Posted on 9/13/2012 by Louise Ping
Seattle – Seattle City Councilmembers Sally J. Clark, Tim Burgess and Mike O'Brien announced today that they have reached an agreement with Chris Hansen's ArenaCo for a new sports and entertainment arena they will recommend to their colleagues for approval by the full Council.
Posted on 8/29/2012 by Louise Ping
Get ready for a busy holiday weekend with many traffic challenges!
Posted on 7/16/2012 by Louise Ping
Counterbalance Park: An Urban Oasis, is celebrating its 4th birthday with a unique basalt art feature that was recently installed in the park. The Uptown Alliance Parks Committee, chaired by Keith Biever, commissioned artists John Dutton and Bernie Clites to sculpt and engrave the stones. This artwork recognizes the significant donation to the construction of the park by the Raj and Akhil Shah families. Thanks to all in the community who have made contributions towards the creation and installation of this new feature. Donations can be made to the Seattle Parks Foundation for Counterbalance Park.