first avenue south Section

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Closure at SW 146th and 1st Ave S. Monday

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Closure at SW 146th and 1st Ave S. Monday

The City of Burien announced Friday that this coming Monday, April 29, DPK will be installing a traffic signal arm and signal lights at the intersection of SW 146th and 1st Avenue South (map below). “This... [Read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Mayor Nickels Suffers Injury In Burien

BREAKING NEWS: Mayor Nickels Suffers Injury In Burien

BREAKING NEWS: Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels was slightly injured Wednesday morning around 10:15am during a courtesy visit to Burien. Mayor Nickels was observing improvements to the 1st Ave. South corridor... [Read more]

Federal Stimulus $$ Set To Stimulate First Ave South

Federal Stimulus $$ Set To Stimulate First Ave South

The Puget Sound Business Journal reports that the area will be on the receiving end of $40.4 million in funding from the recent federal stimulus package, with $3.8 million going towards “Phase IIA”... [Read more]

WTF? Dangerous Spikes In Burien’s Re-Paved Roads?

WTF? Dangerous Spikes In Burien’s Re-Paved Roads?

Several BTB Readers have emailed/called us about this, and we’ve noticed them ourselves firsthand – what appear to be dangerously sharp, potentially tire-piercing spikes sticking up out of... [Read more]

Construction Update: First Ave South Paving Beginning

Construction Update: First Ave South Paving Beginning

After a three-day “rain delay,” the City of Burien has announced that the major re-paving of First Avenue South will begin tonight starting at 7pm. The construction apparently will start at... [Read more]

UPDATE: First Ave South Paving Postponed (For Now)

UPDATE: First Ave South Paving Postponed (For Now)

The City of Burien announced today that the previously-scheduled paving work that was to begin this morning at First Ave South and SW 160th has been postponed. We’re not 100% certain, but our best... [Read more]

Expect Major Delays On First Ave South Starting Monday

Expect Major Delays On First Ave South Starting Monday

On Monday (Aug. 18th) final paving is scheduled to begin on First Ave South, starting at SW 148th and moving southward, so be prepared for LOTS of construction work, delays and frustrated driving for up... [Read more]