Tag Archives: Ballard Locks

SDOT is studying options for fixing or replacing aging Magnolia bridge. No, not the one you’re thinking of.

As you emerge from the tree cover on a bridge high above the train tracks, it’s easy to feel like you’ve found a magical secret hidden deep within Seattle. The 33rd Ave W Bridge is an old biking and walking … Continue reading

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The Ballard Locks have reopened

Just in time to add it to your fall colors bike ride, the Chittenden Locks in Ballard have reopened. This is the first time the key biking and walking route across the ship canal has been open since the partial … Continue reading

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Plan ahead: Ballard Locks will have limited open hours until government starts again

The Federal government shutdown will affect a lot of people’s lives in a lot of different ways. But if you’re a bike commuter in northwest Seattle, the first sign of shutdown might look you square in the eye early Tuesday … Continue reading

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Ballard News Tribune: Ballard Locks closed for repairs until Thursday

The Ballard Locks are closed to walking traffic until Thursday as the Army Corps of Engineers works to repair erosion, the Ballard News Tribune reports. That means two days of detours to either the Fremont Bridge or (if you really … Continue reading

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Ballard Locks to open an hour later

My Ballard reports that the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks will open at 6:30 a.m. instead of 5:30 as they have been in the past year. They will still open before the posted hours. From My Ballard: “For the past four … Continue reading

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