Waiting for the waters to recede
Last updated 1/27/2017 at Noon
Closures of 35th Ave SE due to flooding are a safety hazard for residents in the
neighborhoods that receive the diverted traffic. None of our neighborhoods are designed for thousands of extra cars running on quiet streets.
Chief Greg Elwin and Public Works Director Scott Smith have come up with a plan to divert traffic before it reaches the neighborhoods. Cars will be rerouted to use Seattle Hill Road and 132nd St. Road closure signs will be posted to allow drivers to use alternate routes. These changes will be very inconvenient for drivers but it’s a safety issue for our neighborhoods....