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February 6, 2013

$19M project will improve and expand Burke-Gilman Trail on the UW campus

  • The UW says this segment already has the highest bike and pedestrian traffic in the state. More users are coming in 2016 when the light rail station opens.
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Images courtesy of Place Studio and Alta Planning + Design [enlarge]
    The goal is to make the trail safer and increase capacity. New paving and markings will help give users a better idea of when they are coming to an intersection.

    When the Burke-Gilman Trail opened in 1978, it included a 1.7-mile stretch that runs through the University of Washington from Pasadena Place Northeast to Northeast 47th Street.

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