viaduct Section

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

On Saturday, Feb. 2, around 100,000 people walked, ran, hung out and cherished the historic Alaskan Way Viaduct one last time, as well as checked out the sleek new SR 99 Tunnel for the first time. It was... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘One last party on the Viaduct’ via Sheriff’s Office infrared camera

VIDEO: ‘One last party on the Viaduct’ via Sheriff’s Office infrared camera

On Friday night, Jan. 11, 2019, at around 10 p.m., the Alaskan Way Viaduct closed for good as it’s prepared to be demolished to make way for a new tunnel. Thousands of residents decided to take one... [Read more]

LETTER: Another resident upset about no downtown exits in new tunnel

LETTER: Another resident upset about no downtown exits in new tunnel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Mr. Hull’s views on the upcoming loss... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘The Tourniquet Between Burien and Downtown Seattle’

LETTER: ‘The Tourniquet Between Burien and Downtown Seattle’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, I write to express concern... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Residents get up-close tour of SR 99 tunnel construction

PHOTOS: Residents get up-close tour of SR 99 tunnel construction

Over the weekend, area residents Elston and Jackline Hiil took a tour to see the SR 99 tunnel construction in downtown Seattle. “The tours are free and fascinating,” Elston said. “We... [Read more]

Commuters prepare yourselves – Alaskan Way Viaduct closure starts this Friday

Commuters prepare yourselves – Alaskan Way Viaduct closure starts this Friday

Drivers and transit users, pay heed: there are just a few days to get ready for a closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downtown Seattle, as it is set to close this Friday, April 29. Starting... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘Goodbye Viaduct,’ A Video Love Letter By Scott Schaefer

VIDEO: ‘Goodbye Viaduct,’ A Video Love Letter By Scott Schaefer

BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer found time to affix a GoPro HD camera to the B-Town Blogmobile and drive on the Alaskan Way Viaduct recently, and he used that footage to create this ‘Goodbye... [Read more]

Some Transportation Alternatives For Alaskan Way Viaduct Closure

Some Transportation Alternatives For Alaskan Way Viaduct Closure

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning that the Alaskan Way Viaduct closure, which begins this Friday (Oct. 21) is expected to affect traffic throughout the Seattle area.... [Read more]

SOUND SLIDESHOW: The Beginning Of The End Of The Alaska Way Viaduct

SOUND SLIDESHOW: The Beginning Of The End Of The Alaska Way Viaduct

On Friday night (Feb. 18th) at 7pm sharp, workers from the Washington State Department of Transportation began the destruction of the northbound on-ramp to the Alaskan Way Viaduct on First Ave South near... [Read more]

First Port Commission Public Meeting On Viaduct Is Feb. 2nd In Des Moines

First Port Commission Public Meeting On Viaduct Is Feb. 2nd In Des Moines

The Port of Seattle Commission released a draft of its memorandum of agreement (download PDF here) with the State of Washington Monday (Feb. 1st) detailing its contribution to the proposed bored tunnel... [Read more]

Municipal League’s Viaduct Forum Is Tues. Dec. 2nd

Municipal League’s Viaduct Forum Is Tues. Dec. 2nd

The Municipal League of King County will hold a forum this Tuesday, Dec. 2nd, to review the options for replacing the Alaskan Way Viaduct and the process that led to the current choices. Panelists will... [Read more]

Spice Up Your Life With “Coriander” At E.B. Foote

Spice Up Your Life With “Coriander” At E.B. Foote

Tickets are now available for the upcoming Breeders Theater production of an original TM Sell musical play Coriander, which opens at the E.B. Foote Winery in Burien on Friday July 11th: According to our... [Read more]