Pedestrian Safety Improvements: Greenwood Ave N from N 137th St to N 145th St

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is planning to construct pedestrian safety improvements on Greenwood Ave N, beginning this year. These improvements will help achieve Seattle’s Vision Zero goal to end all traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030.

Project overview: 

The first phase of the project will construct a new sidewalk, planting strip, curb and gutter along the east side of Greenwood Ave N, between N 145th St and N 137th St, as well as a new pedestrian activated signal at N 137th St.

Other improvements will include Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant curb ramps at each intersection in the project area and pedestrian signal improvements at N 143rd and N 145th streets.

The second phase of the project will construct a new sidewalk, planting strip, curb and gutter along the west side of Greenwood Ave N, between N 145th St and N 137th St. This phase of the project will also include repaving work to improve the roadway surface of this section of Greenwood Ave N.

Schedule: Final design is now complete for safety improvements on the east side of Greenwood Ave N. Construction is expected to begin this Fall. Preliminary design is currently underway for west side improvements and roadway surface repaving.

Funding: This project is funded by SDOT’s Safe Routes to School ProgramSidewalk Development Program and the Move Seattle Levy, which was approved by voters in 2015.

 

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