The City of Tukwila has identified 48th Ave S as the preferred route to access the BNSF Railway Intermodal Facility in Allentown. Before the route is formally decided, we’re holding an Open House and online forum to talk to you about the route that we selected based on the criteria you helped us shape.
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Construction on all three projects will begin on Monday, July 24, and all are anticipated to be completed in January of 2018. Construction will generally occur between 7:00am and 6:00pm, except when listed below. Some of these efforts will require closures and other disruptions. Drivers will be notified in advance of any closures via mobile electronic signs posted near the bridges in both directions.
West Valley Highway between I-405 and Strander Boulevard will experience lane closures from July 9 – 14 due to construction. Flaggers will direct traffic through the construction zone. Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area.
Don’t miss Tukwila’s Annual Clean Up on Friday, June 9. Instead of hauling your junk to the transfer station, bring it to your curb for disposal. The Annual Clean Up is designed to help Tukwila households, single-family up to 4 – plex, dispose of bulky household items.
This group will provide input and advice to City officials while siting new facilities for our first responders. The Committee will report on its activities to the Council a minimum of once every six months, and will report more frequently prior to Council decision points, in order to provide up-to-date advice.
Couldn’t make it to the Public Safety Plan open house? We wanted to share a bit more information with you about why facility upgrades and relocations are needed, what we’ve accomplished so far, and how you can be involved in the process.
Every 2 years, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) require agencies with bridges to inspect them to remain in compliance with the federal and state laws.
This ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan establishes the City of Tukwila’s ongoing commitment as an all-inclusive community to providing equal access for all, including those with disabilities. Public comments and suggestions about the plan will be accepted now through 5:00 p.m. March 31, 2017.
The Tukwila City Council is currently seeking five representatives to serve on the Public Safety Bond Financial Oversight Committee. Its purpose is to independently represent taxpayers concerning the City’s expenditures relating to the bond, by reviewing the allocation of bond proceeds and progress on achieving the purposes of the Proposition.
We’re working with Waste Management to make up for the premature closure of the Fall Cleanup Event. If you were impacted by this early closure, send an email to Bob Giberson, Public Works Director with your address and type of items you had planned to drop off. Tukwila and Waste Management apologize for this inconvenience.