Trees, Grounds, Landscaping

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Tree Work at Hospital Campus, July 5

On Tuesday, July 5, Bartlett Tree Experts will prune several trees on the South and West side of Seattle Children’s hospital campus. Work includes pruning of dead limbs, removing two weed trees from a retaining wall, and light pruning for pedestrian, vehicle, building, and light clearance. The majority of work will be located within campus, with the exception of light pruning for sidewalk clearance on NE 40th St, North of the ED entrance, and for vehicle clearance on Sand Point Way. Neighbors may hear noise from chainsaws and chippers between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. If you have questions, please contact Meghan Fuller, manager of Grounds Maintenance, at 206-307-6687.


Tree Work at Springbrook Professional Center, June 16

On Thursday, June 16, Bartlett Tree Experts will be pruning a big leaf maple on the far NE corner of the Springbrook Professional Center at 4540 Sand Point Way NE. This pruning is necessary to reduce the weight of the branch ends and reduce the risk of branch failure.

A Bartlett bucket truck and chipper will be parking in the small lot north of 4605 40th Ave NE for the duration of the work. The crew will cone off the lawn area on the north end of the Springbrook property to access the tree, but there will be no access impact to Springbrook parking, visitors or staff. Neighbors may hear noise from chainsaws and chippers between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. If you have questions, please contact Meghan Fuller, manager of Grounds Maintenance, at 206-307-6687.


Tree Work at Hospital Campus, Feb. 24

On Thursday, Feb. 24, Bartlett Tree Experts will prune and remove trees and ivy at Seattle Children’s hospital campus. All vegetation to be pruned and removed is located within the campus, not along surrounding streets. Neighbors may hear noise from chainsaws and chippers between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. If you have questions, please contact Meghan Fuller, manager of Grounds Maintenance, at 206-307-6687.


Tree Maintenance Work around Ocean, Mountain and Springbrook

Starting Monday, Dec. 13 through Wednesday, Dec. 15, there will be tree work on the hospital campus between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. that will primarily affect the Ocean and Mountain buildings as well as the Springbrook property. Tree pruning around Ocean and Mountain will occur Monday and Tuesday with no impacts to staff or visitor parking but will create some noise from chainsaws and clippers. The removal of hazardous trees that were damaged in a recent storm at Springbrook and near Ocean garage will occur on Wednesday with similar noise impacts. For questions, please contact Meghan Fuller, Manager of Grounds Maintenance.


Tree Work at 70th and Sand Point Way Sept. 2

On Thursday, Sept. 2, Bartlett Tree Experts will remove dead and hazardous trees on Seattle Children’s property at NE 70th Street and Sand Point Way NE. Most of the trees are located within the property’s interior, but a few are located near the perimeter in the following locations:

  • The south side of NE 70th Street between the Burke-Gilman Trail and Seattle Children’s 70th Street driveway
  • The southwest corner of the NE 70th Street and Sand Point Way NE intersection (the northeast corner of the property)
  • The west side of Sand Point Way NE north of Seattle Children’s Sand Point Way driveway

Two street parking spaces on the south side of NE 70th Street will be coned off during this work. Two-way traffic will be maintained on all streets. The crew will use chainsaws and chippers, which will generate noise. This tree work is scheduled to take place between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact Meghan Fuller, manager of Grounds Maintenance, at 206-307-6687.


Tree Work at Sand Point Clinic, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1

On Tuesday, Aug. 31, and Wednesday, Sept. 1, Bartlett Tree Experts will prune trees and remove one tree on Seattle Children’s Sand Point Clinic property (4575 Sand Point Way NE). The pruning will occur along the Burke-Gilman connector trail; the tree that will be removed is located near the south property line adjacent to the Laurelhurst Condos property. The crew will use chainsaws and chippers, which will generate noise. This tree work is scheduled to take place between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact Meghan Fuller, manager of Grounds Maintenance, at 206-307-6687.


Tree Work at Hospital Campus, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1

On Tuesday, Aug. 31, and Wednesday, Sept. 1, Bartlett Tree Experts will prune and remove dead and hazardous trees on Seattle Children’s hospital campus. This work will occur in the following locations:

  • The south side of NE 50th Street west of 44th Avenue NE (the sidewalk will be closed for pedestrian safety)
  • The west side of 45th Avenue NE near the Ocean parking garage
  • The north side of NE 45th Street near the Metro bus stop and turnaround at the southeast corner of the hospital campus
  • The west side of Lot 4 (staff parking) within the campus interior

Two-way traffic will be maintained on all streets. The crew will use chainsaws and chippers, which will generate noise. This tree work is scheduled to take place between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact Meghan Fuller, manager of Grounds Maintenance, at 206-307-6687.


Bus Stop Improvements on NE 45th Street

Starting Wednesday, Sept. 8, through approximately Friday, Sept. 24, work will begin on the NE 45th Street bus stop turnaround. Three new light poles and overhead lighting will be installed at the bus stop near the Ocean Garage. The project will improve lighting and safety at the bus stop. Some minor landscape pruning and plant removals will be required to locate the new lighting.

Please call 206-987-8000 or email construction@seattlechildrens.org with questions.


Grading and Landscaping Work near NE 45th St and 40th Ave NE

Grading and landscaping work will begin next week to prepare a site that will serve as a garden respite space for patients and families just south of the Friends of Costco building. Some small trees will be relocated within the garden area during this work, but no trees will be removed. The grading and landscaping work is being done in preparation for a wood garden pavilion that will be assembled onsite later this summer or fall. All materials will be brought in via the adjacent footpaths and materials will be staged in the driveway turn around area just south of the Emergency Department entrance on 40th Ave NE.

All work will take place within standard construction hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Please call 206-987-8000 or email construction@seattlechildrens.org with questions.


Tree Work at Hospital Campus, April 15

On Thursday, April 15, Bartlett Tree Experts will prune and remove hazardous trees between the Ocean parking garage and 45th Avenue NE. This work will occur between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. The crew will use chainsaws and chippers, which will generate noise. We do not anticipate any transportation or parking impacts on 45th Avenue. The tree work is preventative landscaping maintenance and not related to any construction activity at the hospital campus.

If you have questions, please contact Meghan Fuller, manager of Grounds Maintenance, at 206-307-6687.