This morning, a public notice was issued regarding the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for the Seattle Center Arena (Key Arena) renovation project. This project was required to prepare a draft and final EIS to describe likely significant construction and operational environmental impacts and to identify potential measures to mitigate those impacts. The Final EIS includes updated traffic and transportation information, additional details on transportation mitigation, more information on construction-related impacts to Seattle Center tenants and neighbors, and potential mitigation. The Final EIS also updates potential mitigation measures for the identified impacts and includes responses to comments received on the Draft EIS.
Seattle Center Arena Draft Environmental Impact Statement Available
On April 23, notice was posted regarding the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) for the renovation of KeyArena and the beginning of a 45-day comment period. This includes the required 30-day comment period plus a 15-day extension. The public notice also includes the date for the required public hearing to take formal comment on the Draft EIS.
Public Meeting on KeyArena Proposal
-Rescheduled for September 28 The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) has received a proposal from the Oak View Group to allow the renovation of Seattle Center Arena (KeyArena). The project, filed under application #3029061, includes a new entry atrium, below-ground expansion for additional seating and circulation, and an underground loading dock and vehicular […]