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Information for Shoreline

Status

As of June 2020
Phase: Design

Preferred Alternative Selected

On June 1, 2020, City Council approved the following options, from each of the three parts of the project, as the combined preferred alternative to move forward through design and construction. These options were selected based on public input and technical needs.

West Trail Connection Preferred Option: Full Build-Out (North)

The Full Build-Out option will connect the bridge to 1st Avenue NE via a 16-foot shared path and planted buffer. The exact alignment is still being determined and the City is looking for ways to minimize impacts to trees and parking.

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West Trail Connection Preferred Option: Full Build-Out (North)

Bridge Preferred Option: Tied Arch Bridge

The side-by-side arches and supporting cables of the Tied Arch bridge will create space and light for people using the bridge and those traveling nearby. The bridge will be wide enough for pedestrians and bicycles and built to comply with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. The bridge will be built largely off-site, minimizing construction impacts over I-5.

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Bridge Preferred Option: Tied Arch Bridge

East Bridge Landing Preferred Option: Direct Ramp

This ramp option provides direct access to the future Shoreline South/145th Station and the future Trail Along the Rail. 

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East Bridge Landing Preferred Option: Direct Ramp

April 2020 Online Open House 

April 23, 2020 Webinar

View on YouTube: Webinar presentation.

Questions and answers for all questions received during the webinar can be found in the Webinar summary.

Overview

Shoreline is growing and changing. With the coming arrival of Sound Transit light rail, the new Shoreline South/145th Station for light rail and bus transit, and new development, residents need new ways to connect to these growing services and facilities and to an expanding pedestrian and bike network.

To meet these needs, the City of Shoreline will build a new pedestrian and bike bridge crossing over Interstate 5 (I-5) at N 148th Street. The N 148th Street Non-Motorized Bridge will improve safety for everyone and reduce travel times for people walking and biking between the east and west sides of I-5 in Shoreline.

Location

The new bridge will stretch across Interstate 5 (I-5) at N 148th Street, be wide enough to accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists, and comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. The project consists of these three elements:
  • Bridge span over I-5: What type of bridge will be built?
  • East bridge landing: How will the bridge connect to the new transit center on the east side of I-5?
  • West trail connection: How will the bridge connect to 1st Avenue NE?

The project team is reviewing several options for each of these three elements. Learn more about the options being considered here. As the project moves forward, the team will select a preferred option based on technical needs and community input.

Project Area Map

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Schedule

The Schedule for the 148th Non-Motorized Bridge

Background

In 2016 and 2017, the City of Shoreline did a study to evaluate and recommend options for linking the communities on the west side of I-5 to the future Sound Transit Shoreline South/145th Station. City of Shoreline staff, Shoreline City Council, and consulting engineers evaluated five options. Public comment was provided at Shoreline City Council meetings.

The City estimated the location at N 148th Street would cost the least to construct, likely draw the most users, and of the routes possible, provide the shortest and most direct access to the Shoreline South/145th Station. The City also reviewed WSDOT and Sound Transit regulations in order to address safety needs around and across I-5. Shoreline City Council approved this location in February 2017.

Translations

English  If you would like to communicate with the City of Shoreline or review a document in another language, please send your request along with your contact information to clk@shorelinewa.gov or call 206-801-2700.

Spanish   Si quisiera comunicarse con la ciudad de Shoreline o revisar un documento en otro idioma, envíe su solicitud junto con su información de contacto a clk@shorelinewa.gov o llame al 206-801-2700.

Chinese (Traditional)  如果您想與 City of Shoreline 進行交流或檢視以另一種語言提供的文件,請將您的請求連同您的聯絡資訊發送到 clk@shorelinewa.gov 或請致電 206-801-2700。

Chinese (Simplified)  如果您想与 City of Shoreline 进行交流或查看以另一种语言提供的文档,请将您的请求连同您的联系信息发送到 clk@shorelinewa.gov 或请致电 206-801-2700。

Korean  City of Shoreline에 연락하고 싶거나 다른 언어로 된 문서를 검토하려면 연락처 정보와 함께 요청서를 clk@shorelinewa.gov로 제출하거나 206-801-2700번으로 전화해 주십시오.

Vietnamese  Nếu quý vị muốn liên hệ với Thành phố Shoreline hoặc đọc tài liệu bằng ngôn ngữ khác, vui lòng gửi yêu cầu cùng với thông tin liên hệ tới địa chỉ clk@shorelinewa.gov hoặc gọi 206-801-2700.

Tagalog  Kung gusto mong makipag-usap sa Lungsod ng Shoreline o suriin ang isang dokumento sa ibang wika, pakipadala ang iyong kahilingan kasama ng iyong impormasyon sa pakikipag-ugnayan sa clk@shorelinewa.gov o tumawag sa 206-801-2700.

Amharic  የሾርላይን ከተማ ጋር ለመገናኘት ከፈለጉ ወይም አንድን ሰነድ በሌላ ቋንቋ ለመከለስ ከፈለጉ ጥያቄዎን ከመገኛ መረጃዎ ጋር በማድረግ በ clk@shorelinewa.gov ላይ ኢሜይል ያድርጉ ወይም በ 206-801-2700 ላይ ስልክ ይደውሉ።

Tigrigna  ምስ ከተማ ሾርላይን ክትዘራረቡ ወይ ድማ ሰነዳትኩም ብካልእ ቋንቋ ከተገምግሙ ምስ እትደልዩ፡ ጠለባትኩም ምስናይ ናይ መርከቢ ሓበሬታኹም ናብ clk@shorelinewa.gov ስደዱ ወይ ድማ ብቑጽሪ 206-801-2700 ደዉሉ።

Russian  Если вы хотите связаться с представителями города Шорлайн (Shoreline) или ознакомиться с документом на другом языке, отправьте запрос вместе со своими контактными данными на адрес clk@shorelinewa.gov или позвоните по телефону 206-801-2700.

Japanese  City of Shoreline とのご連絡、または他の言語での資料閲覧をお望みでしたら、お客様のご連絡先を添えたリクエストをclk@shorelinewa.gov まで送信いただくか、 206-801-2700 までお電話をお願いいたします。

Khmer (Cambodian)  ប្រសិនបើលោកអ្នកចង់ប្រាស្រ័យទាក់ទងជាមួយទីក្រុង Shoreline ឬពិនិត្យឯកសារឡើងវិញជាភាសាផ្សេងទៀត សូមផ្ញើសំណើរបស់អ្នកជាមួយព័ត៌មានទាក់ទងរបស់អ្នកទៅ clk@shorelinewa.gov ឬហៅទូរស័ព្ទទៅលេខ 206-801-2700។

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