Tagged with 'Construction'

Public plaza, café at Tukwila Village to open this year

Public plaza, café at Tukwila Village to open this year

By Ralph Nichols After years of visioning and planning, Tukwila Village at 14400 Tukwila International Boulevard – a community within the community – is taking shape. Construction of this mixed-use... [Read more]

Weekend lane reductions on northbound I-5 in Tukwila and SeaTac starts June 2

Weekend lane reductions on northbound I-5 in Tukwila and SeaTac starts June 2

Drivers should be prepared for eight weekends of lane closures, which likely will cause backups and delays on northbound Interstate 5 in SeaTac and Tukwila, starting in June, the Washington State Department... [Read more]

Patrons, staff love the ‘Bright and Open’ brand new Tukwila Library

Patrons, staff love the ‘Bright and Open’ brand new Tukwila Library

Photos courtesy King County Library System By Ralph Nichols The new Tukwila Library, which welcomed more than a thousand community residents at its grand opening April 29, has been an instant hit with... [Read more]

Major rehab coming to southbound I-5 from Tukwila to Federal Way this spring

Major rehab coming to southbound I-5 from Tukwila to Federal Way this spring

Everyone was taught the “three R’s” in school, and starting this spring, drivers who use southbound I-5 between Tukwila and Federal Way will learn a new meaning for that phrase – Replace, Repave... [Read more]

King Co. Housing Authority purchases 2 properties near Tukwila Light Rail station

King Co. Housing Authority purchases 2 properties near Tukwila Light Rail station

In an effort to preserve housing affordability in response to the region’s meteoric rise in rents, the King County Housing Authority (KCHA) recently purchased two apartment communities adjacent to... [Read more]

Southcenter Parkway & Klickitat Drive Re-Open; Plus, A Warning To Drivers

Southcenter Parkway & Klickitat Drive Re-Open; Plus, A Warning To Drivers

Tukwila’s Southcenter Parkway and Klickitat Drive have reopened, making access to that part of the city much better. However, as this Reporter experienced first-hand, there have been some changes... [Read more]

Southcenter Parkway To Be Closed For Construction Starting March 28th

Southcenter Parkway To Be Closed For Construction Starting March 28th

As part of the City of Tukwila’s “Southcenter Access Project,” three major road closures will start on Monday, March 28th, and will not reopen until November, 2011. “The Southcenter Access... [Read more]

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Changes Made To Andover Park West

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Changes Made To Andover Park West

The westbound left turn lane from Tukwila Parkway to Andover Park West is now a “protected only” movement to increase motorist safety. Drivers must obey the red arrow indicator light, and... [Read more]