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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SODO Summer Session – THIS SATURDAY

Join Living Computers: Museum + Labs on August 26th for a free community fair featuring food trucks, live music, robots, pop-up flea market, brews, local vendors and even Roomba beer pong (for those 21+). Plus, stop by Living Computers: Museum + Labs for 50% off admission and enjoy three movie screenings – Big Hero 6 (2PM), Lo and Behold (4:30PM) & War Games (7PM) – along with a slew of drop-in activities and workshops. Located

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South Lander Street Bridge Project fully funded!

Construction to move forward in early 2018 The Seattle Department of Transportation is pleased to share the news that the S Lander St Bridge Project is now fully funded, and with full funding, will begin construction in early 2018. Earlier this morning, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, Mayor Ed Murray, Port Commissioner John Creighton, SODO business leader and SODO BIA President Todd Biesold, and SODO BIA Executive Director Erin Goodman, announced a memorandum of understanding that

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SODO Afternoon at the Ballpark

Event Details: The Mariners are inviting their Seattle neighbors to an afternoon block party at Safeco Field on Wednesday, August 16th! Enjoy special discounted seating when you purchase through this special offer. Pricing: $23 View Level, $34 Main Level Deadline to purchase: Tuesday, August 15 – 5:00 p.m. To buy tickets or for more information, please visit: Mariners.com/Neighborhood and enter the promo code: SPECIAL To order 20 or more tickets contact: Elizabeth McCloskey at (206)-346-4519

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A SODO Business Sponsors Charity for Children in Foster Care

A local, SODO business – NuLeaf Office Solutions – is Helping Foster Kids Prepare for Back to School NuLeaf Office Solutions is sponsoring Run the Mountain, a great charity event put on by NuHope Street, benefiting children in foster care by providing school supplies, new clothes and opportunities throughout the year. Participants can choose between a 5K, 10K or 15K trail run route through Squak Mountain State Park in Issaquah. The cost to register is $55 for

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Seattle City Light – Electronic Equipment Upgrades Planned in August 2017

Starting in early August 2017, Seattle City Light will be supporting enhanced cellular and data services by upgrading electronic equipment to 10 utility poles throughout the public right-of-way of the SODO neighborhood. Map: SODO Neighborhood Work Area Highlights: – This project is an expansion of existing communications networks and the equipment modifications will increase public safety and enhanced-911 capabilities. The work will also improve wireless services to areas, allowing for enhanced connectivity and faster 4G service.

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Seafair Weekend

Seafair Weekend is here! The weekend-long celebration will cause an increase in traffic and visitors to Seattle so plan your travels accordingly. The Seafair website has provided a full schedule of events. Find the schedule here. The BIA hopes everyone enjoys a safe and fun Seafair weekend! History of Seafair It all began as a plan to celebrate Seattle’s centennial in 1951-52. The Seattle area was without major league sports teams or

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Stage 1 Burn Ban in King County

The Washington Department of Ecology is warning Washington residents of smoke. Officials say winds coming from the north are pushing smoke from about 150 wildfires in Canada into Washington. Currently, air quality in the state is “among the worst in the country,” according to Dr. Ranil Dhammapala with the Washington Department of Ecology. According to Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, air quality for Pierce County, Kitsap County, King County and Snohomish County is listed as

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Lend a Hand on August 12th

As the SODO Track project progresses, 26 more murals are being painted on the walls of the SODO Seattle transit corridors. Artists are working near the tracks, and travelers and commuters see the track every day. This is a great opportunity to see the art up close. Our second Community Clean Up event is going to be focused on picking up garbage on part of the length of the track. The SODO Track project team

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