ROAD-WORK ALERT: Delridge Way repaving next week

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The alert is just in from SDOT, for repaving work next week:

Delridge Way SW between SW Genesee St and SW Dakota St
8 AM Mon. October 16 through 5 PM Mon. October 23 *

*Weather permitting

 SDOT will replace several damaged concrete panels in the northbound lanes.

 The northbound bus and travel lanes on this section of Delridge Way SW will be closed 24 hours a day from 8 AM Mon. Oct. 16 to 5 PM Mon. Oct. 23

o During this time, the two southbound lanes will be temporarily converted into one northbound lane and one southbound lane.

o No detours will be in place. Traffic will continue using Delridge Way SW.

 Some on-street parking in the area may be temporarily closed for use byconstruction equipment.

o Any parking restrictions will be posted prior to taking effect.

 Sidewalks will remain open at all times.

This project is comparable to the project SDOT crews completed earlier this year in the southbound lanes of this same section of Delridge Way SW.

9 Replies to "ROAD-WORK ALERT: Delridge Way repaving next week"

  • The Earl October 14, 2023 (10:31 am)

    Never made any sense as to why these panels weren’t replaced during the Delridge nightmare a few years back. They were jacked up back then and only got worse

    • sam-c October 16, 2023 (12:02 pm)

      Yeah, it doesn’t make sense, at all, why they didn’t do it during the giant project/ median, rapid ride stops, etc.

  • Earlybird October 16, 2023 (11:28 am)

    There are several homes/driveways along the northbound lane between Genesee and Dakota street. No direct notice was given to us about access and I just called SDOT and they “couldn’t find anything” about this project in their database. I’m hoping SDOT will follow up and tell us about any potential access disruptions for homes along the NB lanes. A heads up would have been helpful for planning!

    • WSB October 16, 2023 (11:48 am)

      Hi, sorry, we published this as soon as we got the notice, late in the day on Friday. That’s troubling that the person you spoke with couldn’t find any info – I’ll ask the SDOT person who sent us the info if there is a direct contact for affected neighbors – TR

    • WSB October 17, 2023 (12:38 am)

      Our contact says everyone there was supposed to be contacted but you can email him with questions/concerns at

  • Nick October 17, 2023 (9:45 am)

    Might have been easier to divert traffic for the repair if we didn’t have that silly planter down the middle of the street.

    • jason October 17, 2023 (10:46 am)

      Totally agree with you Nick. I am sure no Delridge resident and or Delridge commuter (especially cyclist), ask for a planter to take out the middle lane. Super horrible on garbage day.

      • sam-c October 17, 2023 (1:40 pm)

        There’s impacts to all modes.  Walking southbound on this same stretch, a handful of times I’ve had to walk in the street to get around service vehicles (plumbers, electricians, carpet cleaners, handy-people, etc). There’s no-where for them to park at some of those townhomes, so they straddle driveway/ sidewalk.  It’s possible for me to get around but for other pedestrians, they wouldn’t be able to get past this blockage.    

      • Don Brubeck October 20, 2023 (8:06 am)

        Jason, most Delridge bike commuters did not want the planted median, but Delridge residents did ask for them. The “boulevard” request came from community planning  by residents of Delridge neighborhoods. It’s in the 2014 Delridge Action Plan. 

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