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Weekend traffic: Plan ahead for SR 99 closure; special events in several neighborhoods

Getting around in Seattle this weekend and early next week will be complicated by the closure of State Route 99, including the Alaskan Way Viaduct, to accommodate the demolition and replacement of the section of this highway that crosses above Broad Street. State Route 99 way will be closed to both directions of traffic from […]

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Pavement repair on Second Avenue scheduled for
Aug. 16 & 17

The Seattle Department of Transportation is filling cracks and joints and doing layout work along the east side of Second Avenue between Pike Street and Yesler Way this weekend. Work will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Aug. 16 and 17. The pavement repairs will make it safer and more comfortable for people […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Another big Seafair weekend in Seattle, July 31-Aug 3

It’s another big-time, Seafair weekend. Following last week’s Torchlight Parade, this will be the weekend for the traditional Seafair hydroplane races and the Blue Angels air show, closing I-90 at times and closing Lake Washington Boulevard South along Lake Washington. Also on this weekend’s agenda are the annual Seafair events in Magnolia, Central Area, and […]

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Right turn restriction onto Mercer Street from southbound Dexter beginning July 29

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers that right turns from southbound Dexter Avenue North onto westbound Mercer Street have been restricted effective today, Tuesday July 29. The change is being implemented to ensure cyclists traveling through the intersection are not at risk due to right turning vehicles. Travelers heading south on Dexter Avenue North […]

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Lane closures this weekend on Montlake Blvd., July 26 – 27

Sound Transit This Saturday and Sunday, Sound Transit’s contractor will perform work on the traffic signal at the intersection NE Pacific St. and Montlake Blvd. What to expect: ​One vehicle lane in each direction will be maintained during this work. ​Signage and flaggers will direct motorists and pedestrians around the work area. Work hours are from […]

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Work in bike lane on U Bridge Friday night for maintenance

Roadway Structures crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation plan to work in the northbound bike lane at the northeastern corner of the University Bridge from 11 p.m. on Friday, July 18 until 4 a.m. on Saturday, July 19.  Pedestrians and bicyclists will be assisted around the work zone. The crews will perform bridge maintenance […]

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South Park bike and pedestrian trail improvement is underway — 7th Ave S and S Portland Street intersection to be closed for four weeks

An intersection in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood—Seventh Avenue South and South Portland Street—will be closed for approximately four weeks starting as early as Wednesday, July 16, to accommodate major drainage improvements. Through traffic approaching the intersection will be detoured one block in advance of the intersection. Pedestrians and bicyclists will be allowed to continue through […]

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