SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city that may affect area traffic. Emerald City ComiCon starts Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Washington State Convention Center. The SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed between Spokane St and the Battery Street Tunnel on Saturday and Sunday for its semi-annual inspection by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT).
THURSDAY, MARCH 2 – SUNDAY, MARCH 5:
PAC-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament at KeyArena. Game times vary. About 8,000 people are expected to attend each day.
Emerald City ComiCon at the Washington State Convention Center. Hours vary. About 20,000 people are expected to attend each day.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4 – SUNDAY, MARCH 5:
Seattle Bike Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 pm. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. About 8,000 people are expected to attend.
Seattle Golf & Travel Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 pm. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. About 6,000 people are expected to attend.
SUNDAY, MARCH 5:
Hot Chocolate 15K/5K: Run starts and finishes at Seattle Center. Route will use 2nd Ave N, Broad St, Elliott Ave, Western Ave, SR-99, Harrison St, Dexter Ave N, and 5th Ave N. Event from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. About 7,000 people are expected to participate.
Walk the Battery: Event to celebrate the Battery Street Tunnel prior to its decommission in 2018 with a walk through the tunnel. Event will close Bell St between 4th Ave and 1st Ave. The walk through will be in the northbound lanes of the tunnel from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. About 2,000 people are expected to participate.