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Mercer Corridor Project update: work is on schedule for completion this fall

The Seattle Department of Transportation and its contractor have finished much of the construction for the Mercer Corridor Project. Construction is on schedule to continue this year with completion this fall, thanks to diligent, hard-working crews. The final configuration will feature three lanes on Mercer Street in each direction between Fifth Avenue North and I-5, […]


UPDATE: All Lanes of the West Emerson Overpass are Now Open

UPDATE: All Lanes of the West Emerson Overpass are Now Open The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has opened the West Emerson Overpass to traffic today, December 19, completing a challenging 11-week repair project.   Crews expedited work to get the overpass open in the early afternoon.


WSDOT Crews will close Dexter Ave N between Denny and Mercer St. overnight Monday, Dec. 15 and Tuesday, Dec. 16

Washington State Department of Transportation To make room for SR 99 tunnel construction, crews are currently relocating utilities along Dexter Avenue North, and Harrison and Republican streets.  Crews will close Dexter Avenue North between Denny Way and Mercer Street overnight Monday, Dec. 15 and Tuesday, Dec. 16 in order to restripe the roadway. Bicyclists and […]


Peak period bus lane coming to Ninth Avenue North

The Seattle Department of Transportation will make changes this month to roughly one block of Ninth Avenue North, between Westlake Avenue North and Roy Street, to relieve South Lake Union traffic choke points for Metro Route 40 and to improve transit reliability for all Route 40 passengers. SDOT crews will: Install a new southbound bus […]


Traffic Advisory for December 8 – 14, 2014

There is a Key Arena concert event on Tuesday that runs from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; the show is expected to draw 13,000 concert-goers. There are two Sunday events that will have traffic impacts including: the annual Jingle Bell Run downtown, and the Seahawks game at Century Link. The Jingle Bell Run will have […]


Updated Traffic Advisory for December 5 – 7, 2014

There are three additional significant things to be aware of happening this weekend in addition to the previously listed advisories including: First, a reminder of the Mercer Corridor Street closure in south Lake Union that will have Fifth Avenue North between Harrison Street and Denny Way closed beginning Saturday, Dec. 6, at 4 a.m. and […]


Alaskan Way Viaduct to close overnight Saturday

Washington State Department of Transportation Both directions of State Route 99 will close overnight Saturday between the West Seattle Bridge and the north end of the Battery Street Tunnel. The closure – which will last from Saturday, Dec. 6 at 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 – will allow crews to move heavy […]


All lanes of Aurora open today; Seattle Public Utilities completes emergency sewer repair

Seattle Public Utilities Seattle Public Utilities reopened all lanes of Aurora Ave. N. between Ward and Comstock streets earlier today. The emergency repair that replaced a section of broken sewer line is now complete. Additional non-emergency work and permanent street restoration will be scheduled in the near future in coordination with the Seattle Department of […]


Traffic Advisory for Week of December 1 – 7, 2014

Two large events this week to be aware of beginning with Wednesday night’s Stevie Wonder concert at Key Area, which is expected to bring a large crowd of concertgoers. Also, the annual Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition at Westlake Park Friday evening will draw about 9,000 carolers, spectators, and festive fans, in addition to holiday shoppers […]


Traffic Advisory for Week of November 24 – 30, 2014

This holiday week is filled with big events including the Thanksgiving Day Parade, Holiday Tree and Star Lighting, five races including the Amica Seattle Marathon and Half-Marathon. There are also two Key Arena concerts, and a Sounders match. On Sunday the Amica Seattle Marathon and Half-Marathon will have closures and detours throughout the city beginning […]