TALK ABOUT IT: Longfellow Creek connection project for Delridge neighborhood, with flood control, gets closer to reality

May 30, 2018 6:48 pm
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 |   Delridge | Environment | West Seattle news

Back in 2014, we noted a flood-control plan in the works for the neighborhood along 24th SW in mid-Delridge. Now, it is getting closer to reality – and a community conversation is the next step.

Here’s what they’ll be talking about:

Project Area: Longfellow Creek Corridor between SW Willow St and SW Graham St, including 24th Ave SW and Longfellow Legacy Creek Trail

The Issues:

• 24th Ave SW often floods during rainstorms, affecting access to homes

• Water from rainstorms does not drain well from the street and forms large puddles, creating unsafe conditions in the winter

• 24th Ave SW is a confusing area for users of the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail because it’s difficult to see where the trail ends are and there’s nowhere to walk except the middle of the street

The Solutions – What we want to hear from you:

Based on community input, ideas will be developed on how to change 24th Ave SW to reduce flooding, improve trail connections, and make other improvements the community is interested in.

For more information on the project, go here.

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