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Trail Alert: Year-long County wastewater project could create some Elliott Bay Trail delays

King County is beginning work this week on a delayed waterwater regulator project in Myrtle Edwards Park that could disrupt the Elliott Bay Trail. The project worksite entrance is at the south entrance to the trail near the Sculpture Garden, … Continue reading

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Hempfest is this weekend, so expect big delays on Elliott Bay Trail (or give in and join them)

Hempfest is back for its annual bike-trail-closing pro-marijuana fest in Myrtle Edwards Park. The good news is that, if you are headed to Hempfest, bike access is excellent. Hempfest even recommends arriving by bike and will have racks set up … Continue reading

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Trucks driving on Elliott Bay Trail? Must be Hempfest time again!

Seattle’s worst-located annual festival is starting to gear up, frustrating people biking on the Elliott Bay Trail through Myrtle Edwards Park. Hempfest loading started this week, and the impediments will not stop until August 21, a week and a half … Continue reading

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W Thomas St overpass opens new possibilities for Lower Queen Anne

After months (years?) of delay, the W Thomas St walking and biking overpass opened Friday. The bridge connects Lower Queen Anne to Myrtle Edwards Park and the Elliott Bay Trail, closing a huge missing link for the neighborhood and commuters … Continue reading

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W Thomas Street overpass is open

I’m gonna go a bike ride to Lower Queen Anne via the waterfront and Myrtle Edwards Park :-)

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Hempfest gears up along Elliott Bay Trail, so you might want to take another route

Hempfest. Usually pot activists and people on bikes don’t conflict with each other. The issues are pretty different (if you think I’m wrong, make your case in the comments below!). But the weekend-long pot protestival that is Hempfest essentially closes … Continue reading

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Heavy work on W Thomas St overpass gets underway

After a short weather delay, heavy lifting on the W Thomas St overpass is underway. Crews have started installing large girders that will stretch from Lower Queen Anne to Myrtle Edwards Park on Elliott Bay. The construction requires road closures … Continue reading

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Work on W Thomas St overpass will kick into gear after Hempfest

No, seriously, look at that overpass. Work on the W Thomas St walking and biking overpass is about to kick into high gear as soon as Hempfest is over. Work on the overpass was supposed to begin in March, but … Continue reading

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Lower Queen Anne bike/ped overpass totally harshing Hempfest’s mellow

The W Thomas Street walking and biking overpass project could get in the way of Hempfest, prompting the “protestival” to file a lawsuit against the city. Organizers argue that the city should push construction back until after August so that … Continue reading

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Work on W Thomas St overpass to start in March

After years of work (and fears the project had stalled for good), SDOT has announced that it has the funding to move forward with a bicycle and pedestrian overpass connecting Lower Queen Anne and Myrtle Edwards Park. The bridge will … Continue reading

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