Emergency Preparedness

Our goal is to make sure people and goods can get in and around Seattle safely. That means on a daily basis, but also during emergency events and incidents. Below you'll find links to our landslide response and repair page (which involves multiple departments), and what our plan is for emergency closures of the Alaskan Way Viaduct.


Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is on a mission to deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities for everyone as we work to achieve our vision of Seattle as a thriving, equitable community powered by dependable transportation.