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West Seattle Bridge Update April 22; Reminder: April 28 Deadline for Sound Transit Draft EIS Comments; SPD Use of Force Data; Get Involved – Planning for the Next 6 Years of Seattle Parks Investments; Approving the King County Regional Homelessness Authority’s (KCRHA) Proposed 2023 Budget; Resources to Cope With Stress; South Park Neighborhood Center Landmark Designation; SFD Protection Class 1 Rating; Virtual Office Hours

West Seattle Bridge Update April 22 West Seattle Bridge Repair The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force met on Thursday, April 21st. There were two updates regarding the specialized concrete needed to anchor and guide the post-tensioned steel cables. First, there was a second pour of this concrete earlier this week. Secondly, the next pour […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Economic Forecast Improves; Apply for Market Vouchers; Citywide Hiring Analysis; PayUp Heard in Committee; OPA Annual Report; Youth/Young Adult Behavioral Health Services Funding; Welcoming a Delegation from Nantes, France; Landmark Preservation Board to Consider Alki Elementary

West Seattle Bridge Update April 15 SDOT reports that the first delivery of the specialized concrete needed for the West Seattle Bridge repair will arrive this weekend! This is the concrete that will anchor and guide the post-tensioning steel cables to prevent cracking of the concrete in the bridge. SDOT estimates that 35 cubic yards […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; PayUp Legislation Introduced; Sound Transit Community Advisory Group Meeting April 12; Capital Projects Watch List: South Park Street Drainage; Chinatown/International District walk; City Hall Park Land Transfer; Mayor Begins Police Chief Search Process; Monitor/CPC Outreach meeting on Use of Force April 12; Thanks to Our Tireless Public Health Professionals; Covid Boosters, Test to Treat, and Covid.Gov

West Seattle Bridge Update Concrete work began on the West Seattle Bridge on Tuesday morning.  The first pours were for expansion joints on the bridge deck, as part of the major maintenance work on the bridge. SDOT’s statement notes: “Following the expansion joint concrete pours, we’ll then pour concrete inside the bridge for the improved […]

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Seattle Councilmembers Herbold, Lewis Unveil PayUp Policy to Increase Minimum Pay, Transparency & Flexibility for App-Based Workers

SEATTLE – Councilmembers Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle/South Park) and Andrew Lewis (District 7 – Pioneer Square to Magnolia) unveiled the first bill in the PayUp policy proposal. The bill covers minimum payment, transparency, and flexibility issues. Many app-based or “gig” workers on platforms like DoorDash, Instacart, and Uber Eats are underpaid and can end up earning a sub-minimum […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Citywide hiring SLI response; Design Commission April 7 meeting on Duwamish crossing and Delridge station; Call for musicians at WS art walks; HSD’s new Farm to Table RFP; SCL looking for feedback on an RV charging station proposal for Morgan Junction; SDOT seeking advisory board members, deadline extended to April 10

West Seattle Bridge Concrete Update The work to attain the specialized concrete needed for the guiding and anchoring the steel cables for the West Seattle Bridge has continued this week. The most recent update is that, on Monday, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Materials Laboratory approved the concrete mix design, a necessary step before concrete can […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Reminder: March 30 West Seattle-Specific Sound Transit Public Hearing; Libraries Adding Operating Hours – Masks Encouraged; Public Safety and Human Services Committee Update; Andover Area Update; 3rd/Pine Bus Stop Temporary Closure; South Park Neighborhood Center Landmarks Board Nomination; Industrial Maritime Engagement in South Park; Vision Zero Signs; Apply to Become an Affordable Home Owner

West Seattle Bridge Update Earlier this week—March 23rd—marked just over two years since the closure of the West Seattle Bridge. I want to take a moment to acknowledge how difficult this has been for residents and businesses on the peninsula and Duwamish communities.  Getting the bridge open as soon as possible remains a high priority […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Seattle Transportation Plan Update; Water Outage Planned March 22/23 in South Delridge; State Legislative Agenda; Groundbreaking at Pride Place, Senior Housing for LGBTQ+ Elders; It’s Budget Time Already at the Regional Homelessness Authority; Delridge Expansion of Seattle Preschool Program – Apply Now

West Seattle Bridge Update On Tuesday March 15th, Teamsters Local 174 concrete mixer drivers offered to return to work at three locations: Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel, Cadman Seattle, and Lehigh Cement. Their statement recognized the importance of the West Seattle Bridge repair; I thank them for noting this. The companies responded, noting they needed […]

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West Seattle Bridge; Gun Bills Pass at State Legislature; Sound Transit Draft EIS Public Hearings and Open House; New Bus Stops for West Seattle Routes; SPD Grant Legislation; Apply for a Paid Summer Internship with Seattle Youth Employment Program; Annual Recycling Event; Human Services Department Reports on its Race & Social Justice Accomplishments; Virtual Office Hours

West Seattle Bridge Last week SDOT began work to start installing carbon-fiber wrap to the west side of the exterior of the bridge. This work will continue on the exterior and inside of the bridge. Here’s an SDOT photo of exterior carbon fiber wrap: Carbon fiber wrap works in conjunction with epoxy injections into the […]

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West Seattle Bridge/Concrete Mixer Driver Strike, Chelan 5-Way Intersection; Mask Requirements Changing; Free Covid Tests Available; Mental Health Resources; Sound Transit West Seattle/Duwamish Community Advisory Group meeting; CPC/Police Monitor Outreach Meeting on Use of Force; Public Safety and Human Services Committee Workplan; Seattle Redistricting Commission

West Seattle Bridge / Concrete Mixer Driver Strike, Chelan 5-Way Intersection As the concrete driver strike remains unresolved, many of you have written in response to my articles about this, with different ideas of how the City might find creative ways to address the strike so we do not impact the goal for the West […]

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West Seattle Bridge/Reconnect West Seattle; Retail Theft Program Committee Presentation, Audit; Fauntleroy Terminal Replacement Project Community Advisory Group Meetings: March 2 and 16; Legislation Authorizing Retroactive Hiring Incentive Bonuses; Free Tax Help Available; Eviction Moratorium Ends; Volunteer for the Victim Support Team

West Seattle Bridge/Reconnect West Seattle Yesterday a federal mediator met with Teamsters 174 and employer representatives; here is the update Teamsters Local 174 posted after the meeting. I sincerely appreciate the willingness of Teamsters 174 to make a new proposal to go back to work immediately with only a one-year deal that includes less than […]

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