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Plan ahead: U Bridge will be closed next three weekends

The University Bridge will be closed for the next three weekends, so plan ahead. Because the detour is going to be rough. All people driving, biking and walking will be detoured from as early as 8 p.m. Friday to as … Continue reading

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Weeks-long U Bridge bike lane closure starts Monday

The roof on the east tower of the University Bridge is leaking. There’s also a water pipe that needs replacing. And, unfortunately, the city needs to close the northbound bike lane in order to make these repairs. Work is scheduled … Continue reading

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Would fewer draw bridge openings help your bike commute?

Getting stopped for a draw bridge is one of those truly Seattle experiences, especially for people on bikes. Three of the busiest bike route chokepoints in the city are bridges that open for maritime vessels: Fremont, University and Montlake Bridges. … Continue reading

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City working on northbound U Bridge bike lane late Friday

The city is making repairs to the University Bridge late Friday and early Saturday, and the northbound bike lane will be closed. Workers will help people on bikes get across the bridge, so there’s no need to detour. The work … Continue reading

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No more 5.25″ floppy disks: University Bridge openings will take longer as city updates computer, wiring

As you waited on the deck of the University Bridge, staring out at Portage Bay as a tall vessel passed through the open bridge deck, you probably did not spend any time thinking about the computer system that helps operate … Continue reading

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University Bridge will be CLOSED Saturday – UPDATE: Now open

UPDATE: Work wrapped up early Saturday, so the bridge will be open Sunday. Yay! Well, this isn’t the most welcome news, especially since Sunday could crack 60 degrees, but the University Bridge will be closed from 6 a.m. to 10 … Continue reading

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Roosevelt and University Bridge bike lanes finally green

I was beginning to wonder if they forgot. Or maybe they ran out of money, I thought. It has been months since the bike lanes on Roosevelt, 11th and near the University Bridge went in, and I noticed from the … Continue reading

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Painting has begun on Roosevelt

SDOT has started painting a bike lane on Roosevelt that will go south from 75th to the University Bridge. There will also be a lane headed north one block over on 11th (turns into 12th at Ravenna Blvd). Peak hour … Continue reading

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