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Record No: CB 119021    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119021
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 8/2/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125364
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the reconstruction of Alaskan Way and the construction of Elliott Way surface street improvements necessary as part of the State of Washington's State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program; authorizing the Mayor or the Mayor's designee to execute an Agreement with the State of Washington whereby the State will fund the construction of those improvements by The City of Seattle; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - GCA 1271 Funding Agreement Alaskan Way Reconstruction, 2. Att 1 Ex A-F - GCA 1271 Funding Agreement Alaskan Way Reconstruction
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Central Staff Memo (07-13-2017), 4. Signed Ordinance 125364, 5. Affidavit of Publication
Related files: Inf 868
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the reconstruction of Alaskan Way and the construction of Elliott Way surface street improvements necessary as part of the State of Washington's State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program; authorizing the Mayor or the Mayor's designee to execute an Agreement with the State of Washington whereby the State will fund the construction of those improvements by The City of Seattle; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the State of Washington (State), The City of Seattle (City), and King County (collectively, the Parties), by Letter of Agreement dated January 13, 2009, committed those Parties to an overall plan to replace the aging Alaskan Way Viaduct with a new deep bored tunnel, including a necessary series of improvements to city streets and the city waterfront. The letter allocated responsibility to the State for providing a surface connection from approximately Yesler Way to Elliott Avenue; and
WHEREAS, the State Legislature endorsed the deep bored tunnel in 2009 as the preferred alternative and authorized funding for the State's responsibilities of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement Program (Program); and
WHEREAS, the State and City entered into agreement GCA 6366 in October 2009, confirming State responsibility for, among other things, funding the design and construction of a surface street from S. King Street along Alaskan Way to Elliott and Western Avenues, ending at Battery Street, including replacement of the Marion Street pedestrian overpass and reconstruction of the Lenora Street pedestrian overpass, as part of the Program; and
WHEREAS, in April 2010, the State and Port of Seattle entered into agreement GCA 6444 for the SR 99 tunnel project in recognition of the economic importance of an efficient SR 99 roadway network with complementary system improvements for the effective movement of freight and...

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