Segment 3

An illustrated map depicts the Burke-Gilman Trail and the third segment of the alignment extending from Fifteenth Avenue Northwest and Northwest Fourty-Fifth Street to Eleventh Avenue Northwest and Northwest Fourty-Fifth Street.

Graphic map of segment 3 on the preferred alignment

Proposed Segment 3 Cross-section

Segment 3: NW 45th St

Key design features for the overall segment

  • Restore NW 45th St to two-way traffic
  • Relocate railroad crossing to enhance safety for cyclists traveling along the trail
  • Improve connectivity to the existing Burke-Gilman Trail at the Ballard Fred Meyer to enhance safety for cyclists, pedestrians, and vehicles
  • Remove diagonal street/trail crossing at NW 45th St and 11th Ave NW to enhance safety for trail users
  • Incorporate low-maintenance street trees that consider sightlines and improve corridor aesthetics
  • Maintain 4-way stop at NW 45th St and 11th Ave NW