Transportation Section

DRIVERS BEWARE: Repaving of SR 509 will begin Sunday, June 4

DRIVERS BEWARE: Repaving of SR 509 will begin Sunday, June 4

The pavement on northbound SR 509 in Burien is cracked and in need of repair. Contractor crews will grind the top layer and repave the road with asphalt. Construction season is in full swing – including... [Read more]

Metro partners with Des Moines & Normandy Park for new services

Metro partners with Des Moines & Normandy Park for new services

King County Metro has partnered with the Cities of Des Moines and Normandy Park to pilot new transportation services for commuters and residents as the area experiences an influx of new employers. As... [Read more]

Want a new way to get to Angle Lake station? New pilot program may help

Want a new way to get to Angle Lake station? New pilot program may help

The City of Normandy Park has been selected by King County to develop and implement a new pilot program to provide transit access from Normandy Park to Sound Transit’s Angle Lake station. This is... [Read more]

Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

The power is on, the cutterhead is hooked up and two miles of Seattle soil await the teeth of ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, which you can “meet” in person... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Expect Closures on Normandy Park Drive SW Wednesday

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Expect Closures on Normandy Park Drive SW Wednesday

The City of Normandy Park issued the following Traffic Advisory for this Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Normandy Park Drive SW: On Wednesday, January 16th from 9 a.m. to approximately 3... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Wing Walls Installed At Sylvester Road Bridge Construction

PHOTOS: Wing Walls Installed At Sylvester Road Bridge Construction

Courtesy Brett Fish comes some new photos of Sylvester Bridge Construction, specifically on the installation of wing walls on Friday, Dec. 9th (click images to see larger version): Carpenters construct... [Read more]

UPDATE/PHOTOS: New Sylvester Road Bridge Project ‘About Half Way Done’

UPDATE/PHOTOS: New Sylvester Road Bridge Project ‘About Half Way Done’

Normandy Park’s Sylvester Road Bridge Project is “just about at the half way point” of construction, with 12 segments of new concrete girders installed recently, according to the King County Department of Transportation…

They’re Not Tearing Sylvester Bridge Down Yet – That’s Just Utility Pole Work

They’re Not Tearing Sylvester Bridge Down Yet – That’s Just Utility Pole Work

On Monday (April 25th), many drivers were forced to take a detour on Sylvester Road near where the deteriorating 1920s-era bridge will be replaced starting in June. But the detour wasn’t due to... [Read more]

Details On Sylvester Road Bridge Replacement Released By City, County

Details On Sylvester Road Bridge Replacement Released By City, County

The City of Normandy Park, along with the King County Department of Transportation, on Tuesday (Jan. 18) released numerous documents on the upcoming Sylvester Road Bridge replacement, including an overall... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Miller And Walker Creek Overflow, Close Shorebrook Drive

PHOTOS: Miller And Walker Creek Overflow, Close Shorebrook Drive

The much-anticipated “Pineapple Express” rainstorm hit the Normandy Park area hard over the weekend, causing local flooding of creeks, a landslide in nearby Three Tree Point, newly-formed ponds... [Read more]