This week got off to a slow rainy start, then nearly blew us away! Things get rolling by Thursday, with Jay-Z and Beyonce’; basketball; R-Day; and a tail of the Regatta!
Wednesday, October 3
Late morning text test – Tomorrow you may receive a text related to a national test of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, the Wireless Emergency Alert System, and the Emergency Alert System. It’s only a test…
Thursday, October 4
Jay-Z and Beyoncé concert at CenturyLink Field – 7:30 PM – 11 PM; Estimated attendance: 50,000.
Friday, October 5
NBA Champion Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings at KeyArena – Pre-season game 7:30 PM – 10 PM. Estimated attendance: 12,000.
Saturday, October 6
R-Day: This outdoor community celebration of music, art, and beer will close Airport Way S, 13th Ave S to Corson Ave S, for 24 hours (12:01 AM to 11:59 PM). Event hours are 4 PM – 11 PM. Estimated attendance: 3,000.
Sunday, October 7
Tail of the Lake Regatta on Seattle’s Lake Union – Rowing event 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Spectators may watch from Gas Works Park. Event Estimated attendance: 1,200.
Seattle Seahawks vs. LA Rams at CenturyLink Field. Kickoff: 1:25 PM. Estimated attendance: 67,000.
Double Tenth Flag Raising and Parade: Event to celebrate the national day of Republic of China Taiwan. Flag raising ceremony at Hing Hay Park followed by community parade. Event hours: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 350.
Chris Cornell Statue Unveiling at MoPOP: A public unveiling of a commemorative statue outside MoPOP will celebrate Seattle singer/songwriter Chris Cornell. The event closes 5th Ave N between Mercer St and Broad St, 4 PM – 7 PM. Event hours are 5 PM – 8 PM. Estimated attendance: 1,000.
Adding to our On the Move advisories…
- October 6 – 7: Fairview Ave N SB closed for sewer work, Thomas St to Denny Way, 7 AM – 7 PM.
- October 7: 9th Ave/Pike St Express Ramp, NB and SB, closed for Washington State Convention Center layover, 9 PM – 4 AM.
In the pipeline…
October 12 – 15: SR 99 SB closed, S end of Battery St tunnel to S Spokane St, Fri 9 PM – Mon 5 AM.
October 12 – 15: NB I-5 reduced to 2 lanes from MLK to Olive Way, Fri 8 PM – Mon 5 AM.
October 19 – 22: SR 99 fully closed, West Seattle Bridge to Battery St tunnel, Fri 9 PM – Mon 5 AM.
Start making your plan!