Construction of components of the Waterfront Seattle Program begins in late 2017 and will continue through 2024. Many contracting opportunities are available as a part of this work. This page will be updated regularly with upcoming contracting opportunities and events.

Upcoming contracting opportunities

If you have questions about the prospective projects, please contact the staff person identified.

Project nameEngineer's estimateLocationProject manager / contactEstimated advertisement date
Alaskan Way – Main Corridor $145 – 155M
[not including utility work]
Downtown Barbara Lee
(206) 615-1696
Q3 2018
Waterfront Early Works $7 – 8M Downtown Barbara Lee
(206) 615-1696
Q1 2018
Overlook Walk [portions of construction bid packaging may be combined with other projects] TBD Downtown Steve Pearce
(206) 684-8371
Pike and Pine Streetscape Improvements $10 – 15M Downtown Steve Pearce
(206) 684-8371
Q3 2019
Waterfront Park $35 – 45M Downtown Kit Loo
(206) 684-3669
Q4 2019
Union St Pedestrian Connection $5 – 10M Downtown Angela Brady
(206) 684-3115
Q2 2019
Pioneer Square Street Improvements $10 – 15M Downtown Angela Brady
(206) 684-3115
Q3 2020
Bell Street $1.5 - 2M Downtown Angela Brady
(206) 684-3115
Q4 2017
Pioneer Square Street Improvements $5 – 10M Downtown Angela Brady
(206) 684-3115
Q3 2017

This information is neither a guarantee of contracting opportunities, nor a promise of business and is subject to change. If you have any questions on the prospective projects, please contact the staff person identified for the project. Advertisement dates subject to change pending completion dates of new SR-99 tunnel and ongoing construction sequencing evaluation and assumptions for all projects. Unless otherwise noted, all projects use standard Design-Bid-Build delivery method.

Upcoming contracting events Waterfront Seattle staff will attend

  • City of Seattle Capital Improvement Projects ("CIP") Construction Expo
    September 29, 2017 from 8 AM – 12 PM, Seattle City Hall, Bertha Knight Landes Room

Women- and Minority-owned Business Enterprises (WMBE) engagement

The Office of the Waterfront is committed to continuing to maximize WMBE involvement across the spectrum on the Waterfront Seattle Program. To support this commitment, we have set a voluntary overall subconsultant WMBE inclusion goal of 17.5% for 2017. For more information about City resources and policies for WMBEs, please visit the SDOT WMBE Program webpage or contact the Edson Zavala, the Manager of SDOT's Office of Equity and Economic Inclusion, at