SDOT is scheduled to begin construction the week of April 4th of a new curb ramp that will meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards on the southwest corner of 7th Avenue and Spring Street. Construction is weather permitting and expected to take up to two weeks to complete.
Travelers can expect the following construction impacts:
- Construction activity and traffic impacts from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
- Closure of the southbound lane of 7th Avenue between Spring Street and Madison Street. A detour will be in place using Spring Street, 8th Avenue and Madison Street.
- Eastbound traffic on Spring Street will be limited to one lane between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue.
- Sidewalk closure on the south side of Spring Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue. Please use the sidewalk on the north side of Spring Street and follow pedestrian detour signage to safely access your destination.
- Noise, dust and vibration associated with construction.
This work is part of a citywide effort to upgrade curb ramps at many locations to make our sidewalks accessible to everyone. SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.
For more information about SDOT’s curb ramps and accessibility guidelines, visit www.seattle.gov/transportation/CurbRamps.htm.
Norm Mah, SDOT
SDOT will resume work on Renton Ave S between S Trenton St and 51st Ave S and at the intersection with S Kenyon St as early as Monday, March 21, as part of the Renton Ave S Repaving Project.
In order to complete this work, for approximately three weeks, parking will not be allowed on Renton Ave S between S Trenton St and 51st Ave S as SDOT repaves the road. Northbound vehicles and bicycles will be detoured around the work area to Rainier Ave S by way of 51st Ave S from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily during this time. Southbound traffic will remain on Renton Ave S, and protected turn pockets will be removed. Flaggers at cross streets will direct traffic and help pedestrians cross Renton Ave S. The road will open at 7 p.m. each night.
Traffic delays are expected on Renton Ave S at the intersection with S Kenyon St as SDOT installs traffic signal vehicle detection in the road. This work will begin as early as March 21 and will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily for approximately two weeks. Flaggers will direct and maintain two-way traffic.
During construction all sidewalks and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant ramps will remain open to the public. SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.
The Renton Ave S Repaving Project will improve safety for all users of Renton Ave S, a minor arterial street serving approximately 8,800 southeast Seattle commuters, transit users and commercial vehicles daily. The project has installed 65 new curb ramps in 13 locations and nine new curb bulbs between S Holden St and 51st Ave S during the fall of 2015. SDOT also repaved the road from S Holden St to S Trenton St during the fall of 2015. Repaving from S Holden St to S Roxbury St was postponed until this spring because of weather.
For more information, please see the Renton Ave S Repaving project web page.