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Rainier Avenue Partially Reopen After Closure Due to Landslides

by Ben Adlin

Editors’ Note: This article is being updated live as we receive new information about the developing situation. ***Last updated: 3/1/2022 at 3:45 p.m.


Rainier Avenue partially reopened Tuesday afternoon, March 1, following a pair of landslides caused by recent wet weather. Traffic had been shut down since Monday in both directions along a portion of the South Seattle thoroughfare due to debris blocking the roadway and sidewalks.

No injuries or property damage related to the landslides have been reported, a Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) representative told the Emerald.

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Rainier Avenue Undergoes Safety Improvements; Some Residents Say It Took Too Long

by Leija Farr

According to the city of Seattle, “Over the last 10 years, there have been nearly 3,600 total collisions along Rainier Ave S.” As population grows, safety along Rainier Avenue is becoming more jeopardized. It’s an issue that impacts drivers as well as pedestrians.

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