Construction http://www.kplu.org en Get ready: Major road closures this weekend in Seattle region http://www.kplu.org/post/get-ready-major-road-closures-weekend-seattle-region <p>If you have to drive this weekend, you should plan on leaving a lot of extra time, as several major roads will be completely closed.</p><blockquote><p>&quot;Everybody is going to be touched by this weekend&rsquo;s construction, whether you live in Renton or Seattle or Bellevue or Lake Stevens or Snohomish,&quot; says Jamie Holter with the <a href="http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/">State Department of Transportation</a>.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 16:48:18 +0000 Lindsay Lowe 5943 at http://www.kplu.org Get ready: Major road closures this weekend in Seattle region Downtown apartment construction signals a recovery http://www.kplu.org/post/downtown-apartment-construction-signals-recovery <p>The number of apartments being built in downtown Seattle has jumped almost 10-fold compared with two years ago, suggesting the city&rsquo;s downtown core is in the midst of a rebound.</p><p>The first condo building to start construction in five years also recently broke ground in the city&#39;s Denny Triangle neighborhood. That&#39;s another sign that the market may be beginning to revive, after the real estate crash brought condo construction to a halt.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 23:23:31 +0000 Ashley Gross 5395 at http://www.kplu.org Downtown apartment construction signals a recovery Glass panels falling from Seattle hotel http://www.kplu.org/post/glass-panels-falling-seattle-hotel <p>One of Seattle&rsquo;s most exclusive addresses is fixing an alarming problem: tempered glass panels from the luxury balconies of the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences have been crumbling and raining down from the sky.</p><p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 16:45:08 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2518 at http://www.kplu.org Glass panels falling from Seattle hotel