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Transit Alert – Metro will operate P&R shuttle buses to and from home Husky football games

King County Metro Metro will operate Husky game-day non-stop shuttle buses to UW Husky Stadium from the Eastgate P&R, Federal Way/S 320th St P&R, Houghton P&R, Northgate Transit Center, Shoreline P&R, Kingsgate P&R, South Kirkland P&R & South Renton P&R during the 2014 season. Pre-game P&R shuttles The shuttles leave designated park and ride lots […]


From young to old, SDOT and AARP have tips to help you get there safely, Seattle!

SDOT and AARP launch public service ads to promote safety on foot and behind the wheel Seattle is consistently recognized as one of the safest major cities in the country for bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists alike. Yet crashes happen every day. Most of them are avoidable and caused by speeding, distraction and impairment. To address […]


The next phase of funded SR 520 construction is here!

West Approach Bridge North Project, the next phase of funded SR 520 construction – and the first major phase in Seattle – is set to begin construction this month. As you may know, the current west approach bridge is supported by shallow, hollow columns that could fail in a severe earthquake. The new west approach […]


Canceled: Lane closures on Aurora, Tuesday, Aug. 26

Work previously announced to take place on Aurora Avenue North between North 40th and North 41st streets on Tuesday, Aug. 26 is now canceled. The Seattle Department of Transportation will reschedule this pavement repair job at a later date.    


Pavement repairs on 32nd Avenue NW start Wednesday, Aug. 20

Paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will replace concrete pavement panels on 32nd Avenue Northwest between Northwest 80th and Northwest 85th streets starting Wednesday, Aug. 20. Traffic on 32nd will be detoured to Northwest Loyal Way. The crews expect to complete work by Sept. 5. For information on bus services, look for Rider […]


We’re painting while the sun shines.

Obey the signs–don’t drive on wet paint. Seattle drivers will soon have the benefit of repainted lines on major arterial streets throughout the city. Seattle Department of Transportation crews are out painting fresh stripes on major arterial streets—a total of 850 “lane miles”—on days when the weather is warm and dry enough for applying water-based […]


Mercer Corridor Update: upcoming night work; new configuration on Mercer

  Fifth Avenue North and Mercer Street intersection work on Saturday, Aug. 16 SDOT crews will be working at the intersection of Fifth Avenue North and Mercer Street on Saturday, August 16 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. to remove temporary signal heads and span wires across the intersection. Travelers can expect the following impacts: […]


Concrete panel replacement coming soon to SR 99

Washington State Department of Transportation South King County Transportation News For drivers who use SR 99 on a regular basis, take note: we’re just two weeks away from a four day closure of SR 99. Both directions of SR 99 will be closed between South Spokane Street and Valley Street from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. […]


Weekend traffic, Aug. 15-17:
Expect congestion near Myrtle Edwards Park this weekend

This weekend’s two biggest traffic generators will be the Seattle Hempfest and the Seahawks game, both likely to draw large crowds. The Seahawks vs San Diego Chargers game is on Friday night, and the Hempfest is on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you plan to be in the vicinity of either, allow plenty of time […]


Seattle Parks and Recreation repairs Golden Gardens Park hillside damaged by landslide

Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation will begin work this week on Seaview Place NW/ Golden Gardens Drive NW in Golden Gardens Park. The project will repair landslide damage and install drainage in the hillside. Construction work is expected to be completed by September 30, 2014. The contractor, Goodfellow Brothers Construction, […]