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I-5 lane closures for Ship Canal Bridge inspection through this weekend

Washington State Department of Transportation   Drivers who use the Interstate 5 Ship Canal Bridge should prepare for possible delays in the express lanes today, Aug. 3, through Thursday, Aug. 6, and the mainline this weekend, Aug. 8-9. Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will close one lane of the express lanes or mainline […]


Pavement restoration in West Seattle, Aug. 4 to Aug. 7

Plan for lane closures on Alki Ave SW and Beach Drive SW Seattle Department of Transportation crews will intermittently close lanes to restore pavement in two areas of West Seattle next week if the weather is favorable. Drivers should plan for congestion and consider alternate routes. Crews will close one lane at a time on […]


Umoja Fest Parade set for Aug 1; Central Area travelers should plan for extra travel time

This weekend, the annual Umoja Fest African Heritage Festival & Parade will take place in the Central Area. The parade will start at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1 and will follow a new route to bypass a construction zone on 23rd Avenue before ending at the festival grounds in Judkins Park. The parade route, […]


Transit Alert – Metro will operate shuttles and some service will be delayed & rerouted during Seafair Hydro & Air Show events 7/30-8/2

King County Metro Transit Metro riders and Seafair fans are reminded that, from Thursday, July 30 through Sunday, August 2, Metro Transit service will be delayed or rerouted during Seafair Hydroplane and Air Show events in south Seattle and along the I-90 corridor.  Metro will also operate shuttle service for the Hydroplane events. Free Hydro […]


West Galer Street paving this weekend

Seattle Department of Transportation crews will grind and pave West Galer Street from Queen Anne Avenue North to Second Avenue West this weekend, Aug.1 – 2, if the weather is favorable. The crews plan to work from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Galer will remain open to eastbound traffic, but drivers traveling westbound […]


Events Advisory for Wednesday, July 29 -Sunday, August 2

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of several events happening around the city through the weekend that will affect area traffic. Seafair Fleet Week and Boeing Maritime Celebration begin Wednesday afternoon. Seafair Weekend events run all weekend with brief I-90 closures for Blue Angels starting Thursday. Magnolia Summerfest and Seafair Parade are on Saturday […]


West Harrison Street lane closures for pedestrian improvements in Aug and Sept

People driving, walking and riding bikes can expect construction impacts on West Harrison Street, starting as soon as Aug. 3. The pedestrian safety improvements project on West Harrison Street will involve the intersections at First Avenue West and Second Avenue West. Work will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and is anticipated […]


I-90 floating bridge closures this week for Blue Angels: Multiple closures required for Seafair Air Show practice, shows

Washington State Department of Transportation    SEATTLE – As the U.S. Navy Blue Angels zoom above Lake Washington this week, drivers in the greater Seattle and Bellevue areas should prepare for traffic to slow to a crawl several times between Thursday, July 30, and Sunday, Aug. 2, and consider alternate routes. The Washington State Department […]


Lane Closure on Klickitat Way SW, July 28-30

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will close the left southbound lane on Klickitat Way Southwest between Spokane Street and 11th Avenue Southwest for landscape maintenance. The left lane closures will be closed from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day from Tuesday, July 28 until Thursday, July 30. Some delays are possible; drive […]


Mercer Corridor lane restrictions on July 31 and Aug 1

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the following work within the corridor: Lane restrictions on Mercer Street and Fifth Avenue North Beginning Friday, July 31 at 8 p.m. and continuing Saturday, Aug. 1 through 1 p.m., crews will close multiple lanes near the intersection of Mercer Street and Fifth Avenue North to accommodate […]