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Angle Lake light rail station achieves LEED Gold certification

Angle Lake light rail station achieves LEED Gold certification

Photo courtesy Sound Transit.   Sound Transit announced Thursday (July 13) that its newest light rail facility has earned Leadership Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from... [Read more]

I-5 paving in area reaches midway milestone, will resume July 7

I-5 paving in area reaches midway milestone, will resume July 7

Asphalt paving on northbound I-5 to #reviveI5 in SeaTac and Tukwila is halfway finished after three weekends of lane reductions, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced. Three more... [Read more]

I-5 lane reductions start in SeaTac this Friday, June 16

I-5 lane reductions start in SeaTac this Friday, June 16

Drivers should expect backups and delays on northbound I-5 through SeaTac and Kent each of the next five weekends, starting this Friday, June 16. Starting at 8 p.m. tis Friday, contractor crews working... [Read more]

Weekend lane reductions on northbound I-5 in SeaTac and Tukwila to start June 2

Weekend lane reductions on northbound I-5 in SeaTac and Tukwila to start June 2

Drivers should be prepared for eight weekends of lane closures, which likely will cause backups and delays on northbound Interstate 5 in SeaTac and Tukwila, starting in June, the Washington State Department... [Read more]

Tukwila Int’l Blvd. station neighborhood planning workshop will be Feb. 23-25

Tukwila Int’l Blvd. station neighborhood planning workshop will be Feb. 23-25

A “kick-off” event for Sound Transit’s Tukwila International Boulevard (TIB) Light Rail Station is scheduled for Feb. 23-25. This station is located just across the street from SeaTac at S. 154th... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Intersection work at Military Road & S. 200th

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Intersection work at Military Road & S. 200th

Construction work by WSDOT is continuing on the Southbound I-5 interchange at Military Road South and South 200th Street. This work will widen and realign the intersection and install new traffic signals... [Read more]

City Council receives public input on ST3 ballot measure; will remain neutral

City Council receives public input on ST3 ballot measure; will remain neutral

The SeaTac City Council held a Special Meeting Thursday night (Oct. 6) to obtain input from the community on the ST3 ballot measure prior to discussing whether to take a collective position either in support... [Read more]

SeaTac Council seeking public input on ST3 Ballot Proposition Thursday, Oct. 6

SeaTac Council seeking public input on ST3 Ballot Proposition Thursday, Oct. 6

The SeaTac City Council will hold a Special Council Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, from 5 – 6 p.m. at the SeaTac Community Center Banquet Room (13735 24th Ave S.), with the goal of hearing public... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Figures don’t lie, but liars figure!’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Figures don’t lie, but liars figure!’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] Figures don’t lie, but liars figure! Sound... [Read more]

REMINDER: Light rail to Angle Lake begins Saturday with opening celebration

REMINDER: Light rail to Angle Lake begins Saturday with opening celebration

Photo courtesy Sound Transit. Light rail to Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake station in SeaTac begins at 11 a.m. this Saturday (Sept. 24), with a grand opening celebration that runs until 2 p.m.. A... [Read more]

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

WSDOT is warning drivers who use southbound Interstate 5 in South King County to expect extended overnight work hours from Friday evening, Sept. 16, through Sunday morning, Sept. 18. The additional... [Read more]

Celebrate Angle Lake Light Rail Station opening on Saturday, Sept. 24

Celebrate Angle Lake Light Rail Station opening on Saturday, Sept. 24

A free ‘Party on the Plaza’ to celebrate the Angle Lake Light Rail Station opening is set for Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 24: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM WHERE: Angle... [Read more]

Sound Transit Angle Lake light rail carpoolers can now reserve parking

Sound Transit Angle Lake light rail carpoolers can now reserve parking

By Jack Mayne Sound Transit says that when its new Angle Lake station opens Sept. 24, “frequent carpoolers” can reserve a parking spot ahead of time as a way to maximize the limited parking space... [Read more]

Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake Station scheduled to open on Sept. 24

Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake Station scheduled to open on Sept. 24

Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake Station – located on 28th Ave S. at S. 200th Street – is scheduled to open on Saturday, Sept. 24. This elevated station – which cost $383 million – is located... [Read more]

REMINDER: Second weekend of #SouthKingSlowdown on I-5 continues

REMINDER: Second weekend of #SouthKingSlowdown on I-5 continues

Here’s the #SouthKingSlowdown schedule for this weekend – July 22-25: Southbound I-5 weekend-long lane reductions from I-405/SR 518 to SR 516/Kent Des Moines Road will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 to be closed this weekend!

REMINDER: Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 to be closed this weekend!

Major construction work begins this Friday night, July 15, on a project that will reduce southbound I-5 to two lanes between SeaTac and Des Moines for the entire weekend. WSDOT says that this is the first... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: City Of SeaTac starts key roadway project on S. 28th–24th

TRAFFIC ALERT: City Of SeaTac starts key roadway project on S. 28th–24th

The City of SeaTac announced that it has begun the construction of the South 28th – 24th Avenue road extension, which will provide “far-reaching and significant economic development and transportation... [Read more]

Sound Transit holding safety drills at S. 200th station on Tuesday, April 26

Sound Transit holding safety drills at S. 200th station on Tuesday, April 26

Sound Transit announced that it will host a series of safety drills with South King County emergency responders on Tuesday, April 26 for the S. 200th Link Extension. The drills will take place at the... [Read more]

WSDOT Open House on extension of SR 509 will be Thursday, Dec. 17

WSDOT Open House on extension of SR 509 will be Thursday, Dec. 17

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be holding an Open House on the extension of SR 509 on Thursday, Dec. 17 at Highline College. Project staff will be on hand to answer your... [Read more]

Sound Transit considering offering permit parking, seeking feedback

Sound Transit considering offering permit parking, seeking feedback

Sound Transit announced this week that it “is considering offering permit parking at its busiest lots and garages starting in 2016.” Here’s more info: Sound Transit tested permits during... [Read more]