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We’re Hiring: Program Manager, Clean & Safe Programs

Job Title: Program Manager SODO Business Improvement Area — Job Summary The SODO Business Improvement Area (BIA), a nonprofit organization advocating for a safe, clean and moving SODO, seeks an energetic and detail-oriented individual to join the organization as the Program Manager for our Clean & Safe Outreach program. This is a new role for a growing organization to implement and oversee programs to improve the SODO Business District. We seek candidates who are pragmatic

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Homeless camp cleanup prompts letter from Seattle firefighters to Sawant

Homeless camp cleanup prompts letter from Seattle firefighters to Sawant By: Jake Whittenberg at KING 5 — Seattle firefighters are speaking out against a budget proposal that would end clean-ups of unauthorized homeless camps in the city. In a letter to councilmember Kshama Sawant, Seattle Firefighters Union President Kenny Stuart said, “Needle sticks, exposure to biohazard and contaminants, and assault are serious issues that our firefighters face at unauthorized encampments every day.” And Stuart says the “proposal to

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Traffic alert: Alaskan Way Viaduct closes this weekend for twice-yearly inspecti...

Mike Lindblom, Seattle Times transportation reporter The Alaskan Way Viaduct will close this weekend in both directions, for its twice-yearly inspection and some roadwork at the Sodo entrance to the future Highway 99 tunnel. Northbound traffic closes from 11 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Drivers will be detoured toward surface roads at South Spokane Street, as traffic enters Sodo. Southbound lanes close from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and

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SDOT Update: 4th Ave S Paving Project

This week, crews have been making great headway on the southern section of on 4th Ave S project corridor between S Spokane and Holgate streets. Please note that on Monday, September 4, crews will take a break to celebrate Labor Day; work will resume as scheduled on Tuesday, September 5, with Tuesday overnight work scheduled at the Holgate St intersection.  See details below. Crews are moving efficiently to complete the paving of 4th Ave S as

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Free Car Prowl Signs Available

Want to do more to protect your customers and employees from vehicle crimes? We have FREE car prowl signs available for posting at your business. There are both plastic and reflective aluminum signs available that will remind customers and employees to remove valuables and lock their vehicles. If you are interested in a sign, please email danielle@sodoseattle.org to request a sign.

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4th Ave S Paving Project is now underway!

Dear Neighbor, As you may have noticed, construction for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) 4th Ave S Paving Project is now underway. As of last week, crews began preliminary work to repave 4th Ave S between S Spokane St and S Royal Brougham Way (see map below and attached). The project is off to a great start, and we thank you for your patience as we work to make the roadway safer for all who use

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