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NE Ravenna Blvd paving work begins next Monday

What do you think? (1 Comment) March 12, 2012 at 12:03PM

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will begin a paving project on NE Ravenna Blvd on Monday, March 19, 2012.

The project, which should be complete by fall 2012, address the long-standing pothole problem on the street, as well as the wide pedestrian crossing at the intersection in front of the Green Lake Starbucks.

Construction work will consist of:

  • grinding and removing the existing asphalt roadway
  • repairing select areas of the underlying concrete roadway base and  repaving the roadway with new asphalt pavement
  • upgrading pedestrian curb ramps
  • building a curb bulb at E Green Lake Drive N and NE 71st Street to improve the pedestrian environment 

Traffic will be reduced to one lane during the majority of the work, and on-street parking will be temporarily removed. The bike lane will be closed at times during construction.

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One Response to “NE Ravenna Blvd paving work begins next Monday”

  1. Cat says:

    Glad to hear they’re working on this, but please people. Slow down on alternative parallel streets. Many, too many, people go over 40 miles an hour on g l neighborhood streets. Thx!
    Cat