Dear Magnolia and Interbay Stakeholders,

Work on our Interbay Trail Connections project is substantially complete, so this will be the last communication you receive about construction.

Thank you for your feedback and patience during this project. We’ve heard from over a hundred people who live, work, and travel in the area. Our project team read and considered every email, and talked to many people who called and met with us.

Through the outreach process, we heard both positive and negative feedback about our work. This safety project adds a significant piece to Seattle’s bikeway network between major trails. We’ve separated people biking and walking from people driving, and implemented a new street design aimed to reduce speeding and the number of crashes.

We also heard that people were frustrated with the construction timeline, where we did outreach, and increased travel times. You can learn more about the concerns residents shared on the SDOT blog.

Moving forward, we’re committed to periodic monitoring of the new design to learn more about what’s happening. We can make design tweaks and respond to feedback as it comes in. Over the next few weeks, you may see us doing minor construction work and installing some remaining items. The orange cones will be in place until some backordered materials arrive.

To request city services such as leaf sweeps and pothole filling, use reporting tool Find It, Fix It or call 206-684-ROAD (7623). If you have questions or concerns, please email our team at

Please travel safely in this corridor so we can make streets safer for everyone in your neighborhood. There have been dozens of reported crashes here over recent years. Our citywide Vision Zero goal is to end traffic deaths and serious injuries on city streets by 2030, which will take a concerted effort from all of us to travel safely.

Again, thank you for your patience and feedback throughout this project. And happy holidays.



Dan Anderson
Senior Communications Outreach Specialist
City of Seattle Department of Transportation

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