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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 […]


Road Restoration on East Green Lake Avenue North next week

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will close one lane at a time on East Green Lake Avenue North from Wallingford Avenue North to the 7700 block of East Green Lake Drive North to restore pavement, weather permitting. Closures will occur on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 7 a.m. to 7 […]


Events Advisory for Wednesday, Sept. 9 -Sunday, Sept. 13

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of several events happening around the city through the weekend that will affect area traffic. The Mariners play every day this week. The Seattle Summer Parkways is Saturday in the Central District.  The San Gennaro Festival and the Holy Family Community Street Fair run all weekend. UW Huskies […]


Restricted Street Access at 17th Avenue NW and NW 85th Street Next Week

SDOT crews will reduce traffic to one lane in both directions and restrict access at 17th Avenue Northwest and Northwest 85th streets due to construction to improve pedestrian access as part of the Ballard Neighborhood Greenway. Work is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, September 9 and last for approximately six weeks. Restrictions […]


Western Avenue closed Saturday, Aug. 29 for crane installation

Western Avenue will be closed from Union to University streets on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. to for erection of a crane for work on a development located on private property. Southbound through traffic will be detoured from Elliott (which leads into Western) at Wall Street to First Avenue; however, drivers […]


Ballard Bridge lane closures on Saturday

It’s clean-up time for the Ballard Bridge. The Graffiti Rangers plan to remove graffiti from the underside of the bridge on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 7:30 a.m. until no later than 3:30 p.m. Sidewalks will remain open, but the right-hand lanes, both southbound and northbound, will be closed to accommodate the equipment. To reach this […]