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Fall Recycling Event - November 3 at Kenmore Middle School

The Fall 2018 Recycling Collection Event will be November 3, 2018 at Kenmore Middle School, 20323 66th Ave NE in Kenmore. This is a great opportunity to clean out your garage or house and properly dispose of many different items! You can bring tires, styrofoam, lead acid batteries, cardboard, household goods and clothing, and more.

Last updated: Mon, 10/15/2018 - 3:32pm

City Engineer and New Traffic Engineer

Kenmore, WA – The City of Kenmore is proud to announce that John Vicente, P.E., P.M.P., was officially named City Engineer in August 2018. John was originally hired in March 2015 to manage the West Sammamish River Bridge Project. Over the last few years, John's scope has expanded to oversee other critical capital projects including SR 522 enhancements, multiple sidewalk and bike lane projects, and the Town Square and Hangar building.

Last updated: Fri, 09/28/2018 - 10:26am

Rhododendron Park and Boat Launch Impacted by Utility Work: October – March 2019

Northshore Utility District (NUD) will be working in the area near the Sammamish River and 68th Ave NE from mid-October to March 2019 to complete a sewer bypass project required for the City’s West Sammamish Bridge replacement (scheduled to start later in 2019).  For the safety of the worksite and park users, below are anticipated construction impacts:

Last updated: Thu, 09/27/2018 - 1:14pm

NE 181st Street Sidewalk Project (65th Ave NE - 67th Ave NE) Open House - September 27, 2018

Come to the Open House and see what we have planned and ask questions.

Location: Kenmore City Hall - Community Room

Date and Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM, Thursday, September 27, 2018

Project Description: Install new sidewalk along the north side of NE 181st Street between 65th Ave NE and 67th Ave NE. Other improvements include storm drainage, street lighting and landscaping. NE 181st Street will be re-striped to provide parallel parking (where possible).

Last updated: Tue, 09/25/2018 - 9:26am

Sound Transit Bus Rapid Transit Open House - Sept 20th at The Hangar

Sound Transit will be the The Hangar (6728 NE 181st St) Thursday, Sept 20th from 1 - 3pm and 5:30 - 7:30pm. Earlier this summer, they had Open Houses in our area to hear about Bus Rapid Transit. A summary of what they heard can be found here: http://bit.ly/2NA6oPr.

Last updated: Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:46am

TRAFFIC IMPACTS ON/NEAR 68TH AVE NE: SEPT 10 - EARLY NOV

POTENTIAL SIGNIFICANT TRAFFIC IMPACTS on/near 68th Ave NE

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) must relocate sections of natural gas main to make way for the West Sammamish River Bridge replacement project. This PSE project is required in advance of our city project to replace the bridge.

Work will begin as soon as Sept 10th, and is expected to last for ten weeks, ending in early November.

PSE has advised that construction will be between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Saturday, along portions of 68th Ave NE (see below map)

What we can expect:

Last updated: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 4:35pm

Temporary Closure of Log Boom Park Pier - Sept 4 - 14, 2018

Kenmore, WA – The pier at Log Boom Park, 17415 61st Ave NE, Kenmore, will be temporarily closed for railing replacement from Tuesday, September 4th to Friday, September 14th, 2018.     

Contractors will be replacing guardrail and bull rail along the north end of the pier. Due to safety issues associated with an active construction site, the pier will be closed to the public.

Last updated: Wed, 08/29/2018 - 10:31am
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