June 2020

SeaTac recycling event is this Saturday June 27

The City of SeaTac is hosting a recycling event for all King County residents at the North SeaTac Park Parking Lot. Materials to be collected are: shredding, scrap metal, porcelain, motor oil, anti-freeze, Styrofoam, plastic bags, donation items for NorthWest Center, batteries, CFL light Bulbs and latex paint.

They are also requesting the following precautions be met:


Short term repair plans detailed in third West Seattle Bridge meeting; Carbon fiber wraps on girders and more steel will strengthen damaged span

Low bridge now open for all during overnight hours: Automated enforcement will start in the fall

Carbon fiber-reinforced polymer wrap, more post-tensioned steel and more epoxy comprise the focus of the emergency repair and stabilization of the ailing West Seatttle Bridge.  This, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) in the third of a series on onging meetings on the transportation crisis affecting West Seattle since March 23.

Download the full SDOT presentation here.

The City also extended its response deadline for its Request for Qualifications submissions for replacement of the bridge to July 9.

The low/swing bridge is now open to all traffic after 9pm SDOT said after getting unanimous agreement from the Community Task Force.

The online meeting featured an update from Matt Donahue, Roadway Structures Manager for SDOT. He outlined how the process will work.


West Seattle Transportation Coalition online meeting set for June 25

information from West Seattle Transportation Coalition

The West Seattle Transportation Coalition June meeting is this Thursday, June 25th at 6:30 p.m. We will be meeting online using Zoom (please see details below).

We have representatives from several local agencies lined up to join us. Here’s who is scheduled and what we plan to discuss: