The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the following activities within the Mercer Corridor Project area: Closure of northbound Dexter Avenue N between Roy and Valley streets On Saturday, March 15, between the hours of 4 a.m. and 6 p.m., northbound Dexter Avenue N between Roy and Valley streets will be [More]
Posted: March 11th, 2014 under Ballard and Northwest Seattle, Commute, Event traffic, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
The Roadway Structures division of the Seattle Department of Transportation is performing maintenance work on the computer system of the University Bridge this week. During this operation, the bridge openings will be longer than usual. A typical opening lasting five minutes will take approximately ten minutes. Drivers may experience traffic backups. [More]
Posted: March 10th, 2014 under North and Northeast Seattle, Traffic Advisories.
Another closure slated for next weekend; work wraps up later this spring Contractor crews making repairs to aging expansion joints on Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle reached a milestone during the weekend. By completing work to replace the right half of the expansion joints on the northbound collector-distributor lanes just north of [More]
Posted: March 10th, 2014 under Commute, General, Traffic Advisories.
Old, crumbling timber bridge felled; replaced by new concrete structure The cracked timber piles and failing wooden crossbeams that supported State Route 99 as it crossed over Spokane Street in Seattle are gone. They have been replaced by a stronger concrete structure with embankments of foam. “Replacing this bridge was critical to [More]
Posted: March 10th, 2014 under General, Greater Duwamish, Southwest Seattle, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
Viaduct safe for travel; WSDOT bridge engineers seek additional information about new and widening cracks Washington State Department of Transportation bridge engineers have scheduled an additional in-depth inspection of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct on Saturday, March 22. During the viaduct’s most recent inspection, WSDOT bridge crews observed new cracks, [More]
Posted: March 10th, 2014 under Ballard and Northwest Seattle, Commute, General, Greater Downtown, SODO, Traffic Advisories, Trucks, Uncategorized.
This weekend’s events will keep thousands of feet in action. With players bounding back and forth between hoops, the PAC 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament continues through Sunday at the Key Arena. Saturday highlights two International Women’s Day marches; and also green-scarved fans marching from a rally at Pioneer Square to CenturyLink Field [More]
Posted: March 6th, 2014 under Commute, Event traffic, Greater Downtown, Greater Duwamish, North and Northeast Seattle, Pedestrians, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Traffic Advisories.
There will be a temporary detour on Lake Washington Boulevard S from 43rd Avenue S to Lake Park Drive S today as of now through 2 p.m. while a Parks Department crew removes hazardous tree at S Horton Street. The boulevard will be closed to cars, but pedestrians and cyclists can carefully [More]
Posted: March 6th, 2014 under Bicycles, Commute, East and Central Seattle, General, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
New flashing beacons have recently been installed at 11 schools throughout the city reminding drivers to adhere to the 20 mph speed limit in school zones. For the safety of students, driving the school zone speed limit of 20 miles per hour is especially important. The schools receiving new beacons: Bryant Elementary [More]
Posted: March 5th, 2014 under Ballard and Northwest Seattle, East and Central Seattle, Greater Downtown, Greater Duwamish, North and Northeast Seattle, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Southeast Seattle, Southwest Seattle, Traffic Advisories.
Paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation plan to grind and pave Third Avenue Northwest from Northwest 140th Street to Northwest 145th Street on Thursday and Friday next week, March 13 and 14. If weather is unfavorable, the work will be rescheduled. Third will be closed and traffic will be detoured, [More]
Posted: March 5th, 2014 under Ballard and Northwest Seattle, Traffic Advisories.
The PAC 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament begins tomorrow, March 6 and wraps up on Sunday, March 9. The games are expected to draw at least 6,000 each day to the Key Arena between 12 Noon and 10:30 p.m. Heavier traffic can be expected on First Avenue N, especially when there are other [More]
Posted: March 5th, 2014 under Event traffic, Greater Downtown, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Traffic Advisories.