This project is studying 4 bridges in the Matthews Beach neighborhood that have an average age of 65 years and are showing signs of deterioration. While still safe to use, each bridge is near the end of its useful life. The primary goal of this study is to identify feasible solutions that address long-term multimodal transportation demand.
At the drop-in sessions, you’ll be able to learn about the 4 bridges we’re studying, provide feedback, and engage with project staff.
Below are the details of each session:
Tuesday, August 20: 5:30 – 7 PM
Meadowbrook Community Center
10517 35th Ave NE
Wednesday, August 21: 8:30 – 10 AM
Saint Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
3540 NE 110th St
These drop-in sessions are informal; we encourage you to come by when it’s convenient for you. If you can’t make one of these events, similar content will be posted to our project webpage as soon as August 22.
There are 4 bridges being studied during 2019. All the bridges cross Thornton Creek Channel:
Various experts have visited each bridge to study their current condition and to write a report detailing their findings. These experts examined many factors, including the structure of the bridges, the condition of the soil beneath them, the flow of the creek, and the potential environmental impacts of any work.
We will complete this study before the end of 2019 and share recommendations with the community in order to secure feedback from all interested parties.
The elements of this preliminary study will be ongoing throughout 2019. They will include public meetings. The schedule for these meetings will published here once determined.
This study has been funded through early planning. Funding for design and construction will be evaluated following a review by the Levy to Move Seattle Oversight Committee.
Thornton Creek Bridge Study Outreach
|August 21, 2019||Open House – Saint Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center|
|August 20, 2019||Open House Meadowbrook Community Center|
|August 8, 2019||Invite Mailer|
|April, 2019||Door to door outreach|
We will be sharing information and seeking public input throughout this project. Your feedback will help ensure that designs reflect the needs of the community. To sign up for email updates on the project, please contact our communication lead, Darrell Bulmer at Darrell.Bulmer@seattle.gov.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out at any time.