Aurora Ave. N Improvements for Rapid Ride Begin Work
Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)has announced that improvements to Aurora Ave. N to accommodate Metro King County’s Rapid Ride E Line began on Monday August 12. Changes include traffic signal timing and Peak period Business Access and Transit (BAT) lanes on Aurora Ave. N. between N. 38th Street and N. 115th Street during the AM peak and PM peak commute periods.
The Seattle Times has an article on how this will affect traffic during the construction period.
SDOT estimates that the work will be completed this fall. Rapid Ride service is scheduled to begin in February, 2014.