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Plan for transit delays on Friday

King County Metro Transit Transit riders and all commuters should expect and be prepared for significant delays and some detours in downtown Seattle on Friday, October 9 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, due to President Obama’s visit. Buses that travel on Stewart and Virginia streets will be rerouted. Routes 25, 66, 70, 177, 178, […]


Alaskan Way Viaduct inspection closure, Oct 31 and Nov 1

Washington State Department of Transportation October is here, which means the semiannual inspection closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct is just around the corner. Both directions of SR 99 will be closed between South Spokane Street and the north end of the Battery Street Tunnel from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Saturday, Oct. […]


SR 520 floating bridge to undergo monthly maintenance testing early Thursday morning

Washington State Department of Transportation Drivers who plan to use the State Route 520 floating bridge to cross Lake Washington may encounter delays early Thursday morning. The bridge will temporarily close to drivers for up to 30 minutes at a time from 1:30 to 5 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, while Washington State Department of Transportation […]


Significant Traffic Expected for Seahawks Monday Night Football at CenturyLink Field on Monday, Oct. 5

SDOT advising travelers to be aware of the upcoming Seattle Seahawks Monday Night Football game at 5:30 p.m. at CenturyLink Field on Monday October 5, 2015. SDOT encourages everyone attending the game to plan ahead and arrive at the venue early. SDOT also encourages those entering and leaving the downtown/SODO area as a part of […]


Events Advisory for Wednesday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 4

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of several events happening around the city through the weekend that will affect area traffic. The Up Your Ave festival is Friday afternoon in the University District. The Great Pumpkin Beer Fest runs Friday and Saturday in Georgetown. Sounders FC play at CenturyLink Field on Sunday. The Mariners […]


3rd Ave NW and NW 56th St closure for drainage improvements

The Seattle Department of Transportation will begin constructing drainage improvements at the intersection of Third Avenue Northwest and Northwest 56th Street on Sept. 28. Work will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and is anticipated to last approximately one week. Starting as soon as Monday, Sept. 28, the east side of the […]


Lane closure on Northbound Aurora at Denny, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will close the northbound right lane on Aurora Avenue North between Denny Way and Sixth Avenue on Sept. 30 and possibly also on Oct. 1. They plan to work from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, performing maintenance work for the Battery Street Tunnel. ###  


Reminder: Plan for heavy traffic today during visit of Chinese delegation

Today will be a busy day for traffic as the Chinese delegation travels throughout Seattle to Everett, Redmond, and Tacoma. Plan ahead for congestion and significant delays. For more information and real-time updates, follow us on Twitter: For emergency alerts from the City of Seattle, sign up for Alert Seattle:


Events Advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 22 -Sunday, Sept. 27

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of several events happening around the city through the weekend that will affect area traffic. Most notably, the Chinese delegation arrives Tuesday and will depart Thursday morning; significant impacts to the greater Seattle area and downtown are expected. The Sounders FC play Wednesday night at CenturyLink; the Chinese […]


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

King County Metro Transit   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 2015 season. All fans and travelers in the area should expect […]