Results are in for the final vote on Seattle’s 2018 round of citizen budgeting process for street and park improvements.
Thanks to excellent marketing — proponents printed flyers and hung them from street signs at the crossing — the 14th and Aloha project had the highest level of support in the District 3 group, tallying nearly 300 votes.
The seven District 3 projects that garnered the most “Your Voice, Your Choice” votes are below:
- [3A – Project #18-313] First Hill: Sidewalk Repair on Summit Ave between Madison St & Spring St (Cost: $90,000, Total Votes: 136)
- [3B – Project #18-805] Capitol Hill: Crossing Improvements on E Aloha St and 14th Ave E (Cost: $83,298, Total Votes: 297
- [3E – Project #17-358] Squire Park: Crossing Improvements on 19th & Cherry (Cost: $10,000, Total Votes: 236)
- [3F – Project #18-360] Squire Park: Crossing Improvements on E Jefferson & 16th/17th/18th Avenues (Cost: $5,000, Total Votes: 176)
- [3G – Project #18-357] Leschi: Traffic Calming on 29th Avenue between E Yesler Way and E Alder St (Cost: $16,100, Total Votes: 148)
- [3H- Project #18-346] Atlantic: Pathway Improvements on Rainier & I-90 (Cost: $56,800, Total Votes: 182)*
- [3J – Project #18-3006] Judkins Park: Improvements at Judkins Park (Cost: $24,700, Total Votes: 291)*
Construction of the projects will take some time — the upgrades and repairs need to be budgeted and planned by City Hall. These are the improvements from past cycles slated to be carried out around District 3 in 2018.
Meanwhile, District 3 area road work beyond the citizen budgeting is peaking just as August comes to a close. The project to make the John/Thomas corridor safer from Capitol Hill Station to Miller Park is well underway. Meanwhile, work is taking place on a short project over the next weeks to complete the northern end of the 23rd Ave corridor street diet in Montlake.
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