Traction Improvements coming to West Seattle and Magnolia locations, Aug. 12-14

The Seattle Department of Transportation will conduct shot blasting to make traction improvements at two locations in West Seattle and one in Magnolia next week. Shot blasting will propel a high-speed stream of abrasive material at the street surface to roughen it and create a better grip for vehicles. Dates are subject to change. Flaggers will be on site at road closures to provide local access and guidance. This work will be completed in a single weekday at each location and will take place between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. The following describes the scheduled roadway closures:

Aug. 12: SW Charlestown Street between 49th Avenue SW and California Avenue SW (local access only)

  • Work zone is SW Charlestown Street between 47th Avenue SW and 45th Avenue SW
  • Eastbound traffic detoured via 49th Avenue SW, SW Admiral Way, and California Avenue SW
  • Westbound traffic detoured via California Avenue SW, SW Admiral Way, and 49th Avenue SW

Aug. 13: SW Genesee Street between SW Avalon Way and Delridge Way SW (local access only)

  • Work zone is SW Genesee Street between SW Avalon Way and 30th Avenue SW
  • Eastbound traffic detoured via SW Avalon Way, SW Yancy Street, 28th Avenue SW, SW Andover Street, and Delridge Way SW
  • Westbound traffic detoured via Delridge Way SW, SW Andover Street, 28th Avenue SW, SW Yancy Street, and SW Avalon Way

Aug. 14: W Dravus Street between 28th Avenue W and 20th Avenue W (local access only)

  • Work zone is W Dravus Street between Whalley Place W and 25th Avenue W
  • Eastbound traffic detoured via 28th Avenue W, W Blaine Street, Thorndyke Avenue W, and 20th Avenue W
  • Westbound traffic detoured via 20th Avenue W, Thorndyke Avenue W, W Blaine Street, and 28th Avenue W