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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, […]


28th Avenue NW in Loyal Heights to be paved next week, Aug. 14-15

Drivers using 28th Avenue Northwest between Northwest 90th and Northwest 93rd streets will soon have a new, smooth driving surface. Seattle Department of Transportation paving crews will grind and pave this stretch of road on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 14 and 15, if the weather is favorable. The crews plan to work from 7:30 a.m. […]


Weekend traffic: Let’s play ball, Aug. 8-10

Baseball is the word for this week, and soccer, too—they are the events expected to attract the most weekend traffic. Several community festivals and races are also scheduled for this weekend. The Mariners are playing every day this week at Safeco Field, with evening games on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Mariner’s game on Sunday […]


Mercer Corridor Project:
Upcoming changes to Taylor, Mercer, and Fifth;
Bicycle lane restrictions on Dexter

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of upcoming construction activities in the Mercer Corridor Project area throughout August. Intermittent closure of the southbound right lane on Fifth Avenue North between Mercer and Republican streets continues through Aug. 8 The southbound right lane of Fifth Avenue North between Mercer and Republican streets will be closed […]


Holman Road NW closures and nighttime work continue next week

Aug. 7 update to the information below: Crews were unable to complete the grinding work last night due to conditions underneath the roadway surface and will continue grinding tonight, Thursday, August 7. Traffic control will remain the same and crews will begin grinding at 7 PM until 7 AM, Friday, August 8.   Previous message: […]


Westbound Northgate Way at Aurora will shift position on Aug. 6

Westbound traffic on North Northgate Way will temporarily shift to the south side of the roadway through the intersection with Aurora Avenue North for two weeks starting Aug. 6. Northgate Way will remain closed to eastbound traffic. The shift will allow the contractor to install storm drainage structures and new pavement. These traffic changes are […]