Kent Roadside Towing

Services - 24 Hour Roadside Assistance in Kent, Washington and surrounding areas. Jumpstarts Did you leave a light on in your car? 24 hours a day we can help. Tire Changes Please let us know if you have a special need for your vehicle. i.e. lowered/raised vehicle, locking wheels, ground effects kits Vehicle Lockout We have all been here before. Yes we will unlock your car. Once open, for security reasons, we will need to see the vehicle registration and photo identification. Unwanted/Junk Cars FREE towing for unwanted junk vehicles. Off Roadway Recovery Should you find yourself stuck somewhere you...

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Mayor unveils proposal to build more sidewalks in Seattle neighborhoods

Mayor unveils proposal to build more sidewalks in Seattle neighborhoods SEATTLE - Today Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Tim Burgess unveiled a proposal that increases sidewalk construction throughout Seattle by utilizing more cost-effective designs and materials. Additionally, the City is proposing to develop new public-private partnerships to incentivize sidewalk construction.  “To be a truly walkable city, we need to provide safer pathways to schools, parks, transit and shops,” said Murray. “This innovative approach stretches our dollars to meet this need across Seattle by significantly reducing sidewalk construction costs. Everyone – from schoolkids to seniors – should have the opportunity to...

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Come Play, Watch or Comment at Ballard Street Scrabble Tournament

Come Play, Watch or Comment at Ballard Street Scrabble Tournament SEATTLE –A life-size Street Scrabble tournament will take place in Ballard this Saturday, Oct. 10, 4 to 6 p.m. hosted by Groundswell Northwest, Ballard Greenways, and the Seattle Department of Transportation. You can watch the action, provide feedback on this kind of use of public space, or take part in the tournament—at the intersection of 17th Avenue Northwest and Northwest Dock Place. The intersection was recently reconfigured, leaving a large area of open space along 17th Avenue Northwest. SDOT's Pavement to Parks Program works to create community-driven public spaces in...

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SDOT Shares Design Update for Seattle Streetcar – Center City Connector

SDOT Shares Design Update for Seattle Streetcar - Center City Connector SEATTLE –The Seattle Department of Transportation will host two open houses next week to inform and engage the public on plans for the Seattle Streetcar - Center City Connector. The Center City Connector will complete the Seattle Streetcar system, linking over a dozen Seattle neighborhoods. The public is invited to ask questions on the proposed design and constructing phasing options for the Center City Connector at two downtown open houses: Tuesday, September 29th 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Bertha Knight Landes Room, Seattle City Hall 600 4th Ave., Seattle,...

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New Capital Project Dashboard Increases Transparency

New Capital Project Dashboard Increases Transparency SDOT site provides easily accessible information on projects' costs, schedules and status SEATTLE – The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has reached another milestone toward increased transparency on the work the city is doing to keep goods and people moving. Now there is a new website, the Capital Project Dashboard, which provides key project status information on current large transportation projects, such as estimated cost and spending, whether the project is in design or construction, if it is on schedule and within the budget, and its expected completion date. "Seattle is committed to openness...

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Seattle plans for traffic during visit of Chinese delegation

Seattle plans for traffic during visit of Chinese delegation SEATTLE - The City of Seattle is working with local and federal agencies to manage traffic on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week during the visit of a large Chinese delegation. Seattle officials are working to support U.S. Secret Service efforts to provide security. “Seattle is honored to host President Xi and his delegation during his visit to the United States,” said Mayor Ed Murray. “With an international visit of this stature and the accompanying federal security requirements, we want all travelers to be advised of the impacts to business...

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Summer Parkways coming to Ballard on Saturday

Summer Parkways coming to Ballard on Saturday More than seven miles of streets designated for playing, bicycling, walking SEATTLE—Ballard residents will take to the streets this Saturday for Seattle Summer Parkways, an all-ages event that will open the city's largest public space — city streets—for friends, family and neighbors to have fun and celebrate the spirit & personality of their community. The seven-mile circular route on non-arterial Ballard streets will be closed to through traffic and available for everyone to bike, skate, walk, run, and play, car-free and care-free. Neighborhood parks along the way will be full of live music...

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Move Seattle begins with Beacon Hill paved trail for students

Move Seattle begins with Beacon Hill paved trail for students SDOT breaks ground on first of 2016’s Safe Routes to School projects SEATTLE - Thanks to voter-approved funds provided by the Move Seattle levy, today the City of Seattle began construction on its first 2016 Safe Routes to School project at Mercer Middle School. “Thanks to Seattle voters’ approval of Move Seattle, we will make major investments to maintain our roads and bridges, make our streets safer, and give people new options to move around and through Seattle,” said Mayor Ed Murray. “Our Move Seattle investments begin right here, with...

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Newsstand Maintenance and Construction Use Website Launches

Newsstand Maintenance and Construction Use Website Launches One-stop portal for community and contractors to connect with newsstand owners SEATTLE – The City of Seattle has partnered with multiple newspaper publishers and distributors to launch a one-stop newsstand maintenance and construction use reporting site. Seattlenewsstands.org lets community members report newsstand maintenance needs directly to a newsstand owner, and it helps to coordinate and track temporary construction relocation requests. "SeattleNewsstands.org will help residents report newsbox concerns and connect contractors with newsbox owners," said SDOT Director Scott Kubly. "This collaborative effort with area publishers aids in keeping sidewalks open and vibrant."    The site...

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Center City Connector streetcar recommended for $75 million grant

Center City Connector streetcar recommended for $75 million grant SEATTLE - Today the City of Seattle’s Center City Connector Streetcar Project was recommended for a $75 million grant in President Obama’s 2017 Budget. The project would link the existing South Lake Union and First Hill Streetcar lines, creating a system that would connect over a dozen Seattle neighborhoods in Seattle’s Center City. If approved by Congress, this $75 million grant would be one of the largest federal grants the City has received for a transportation project in recent history. “Seattle thanks President Obama and our Congressional delegation for the incredible...

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