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Archive for October, 2012

Tomorrow night: Be alert and watch out for the unexpected

As we celebrate Halloween tomorrow night, the Seattle Department of Transportation urges motorists to slow down and drive with added caution.  If children or adults are walking in the street, drivers should make eye contact with them before moving forward or turning. Likewise, pedestrians are encouraged to be extra careful, wear or carry something reflective, […]


WB Surface Spokane St Reopened to Traffic

The Spokane Street Viaduct Widening Project is nearly complete. The westbound travel lanes of surface Spokane Street from Sixth Avenue S to East Marginal Way has been reopened. (As outlined below, traffic in this segment will be reduced to a single lane for the next several weeks while some concrete road panels are replaced.)  The […]


Canceled: Lane Restrictions on Ninth Ave N and Valley St

The Seattle Department of Transportation has canceled the previously announced temporary lane restrictions on Ninth Avenue N and Valley Street originally scheduled for October 29 through November 8. The closures were scheduled to accommodate removal of overhead transmission lines and poles associated with the Mercer Corridor Project. Due to the impending storm predicted to hit […]


Huskies’ Homecoming Game Saturday

Wear your earplugs and get ready to cheer This Saturday night at CenturyLink Field, the University of Washington Huskies will celebrate Homecoming by taking on the unbeaten Oregon State University Beavers.  Sure to be an exciting game, crowd support will likely be cranked up to high on the decibel meter.  On Sunday, throngs in the […]


Now open: S Spokane Street, from Sixth to Fourth aves

After being closed for the last three years due to the Spokane Street Viaduct Widening Project, the Seattle Department of Transportation has reopened the westbound travel lanes of surface S Spokane Street between Sixth and Fourth Avenues S. The westbound surface lanes between Fourth Avenue S and East Marginal Way S remain closed, although it […]


Mercer St. Lane Closures – Sunday, October 21

To accommodate artwork installation in the median of the roadway, the Seattle Department of Transportation’s Mercer Corridor Project will temporarily close lanes on Mercer Street on Sunday, October 21. Mercer Street will have one eastbound lane and two westbound lanes closed between Fairview Avenue North and Terry Street from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. while […]


Weekend traffic: plan around organized marches and walks; SR520 closed

Motorists traveling in Seattle this weekend may want to plan their routes to avoid several organized walks or marches—on Saturday in the downtown and First Hill areas, and on Sunday in the University District. On Sunday evening, thousands of spectators will make their way to CenturyLink Field in the SODO area to see the Seattle […]


Seattle police to conduct road safety emphasis patrols in Rainier Valley

The Seattle Police Department (SPD) will have a larger presence in the Rainier Valley on Thursday and Friday, October 18 and 19.  SPD will be conducting emphasis patrols to improve traffic safety for everyone using Seattle’s roads as part of the Be Super Safe Seattle effort. Specifically the patrols will focus on the behaviors that […]


N 80th St work rescheduled for tomorrow, October 13

Due to improvements in the weekend weather forecast, city crews will work Saturday, Oct. 13 to restore N 80th Street between Linden Avenue N and Burke Avenue N to its original configuration. Temporary traffic and parking changes on N 80th Street have been in effect to assist with eastbound detour traffic from N 85th Street. […]


Reminder: Broadway and Madison weekend closure
Oct. 13 – 14

The intersection of Broadway and Madison Street will be closed in all four directions to aid construction of the First Hill Streetcar this  Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13  and 14 , and continuing for the next three weekends,.  Detours will be posted using Boren Avenue, James Street, 12th Avenue, Union Street and Seneca Street. The closures […]

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