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Seattle to celebrate the opening of NFL football season; plan ahead for traffic delays

Excitement is building for the National Football League season opener and celebration in Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 4 at CenturyLink Field. Thousands of fans will converge in the Pioneer Square and stadium areas for the festivities. Whether you are headed to the event, or just wanting to travel through the area in the afternoon, allow […]

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Retaining wall installation on Westlake Avenue

Throughout much of the month of September, the Seattle Department of Transportation will be installing a retaining wall on the hillside above the west side of Westlake Avenue North, about a third of a mile south of the Fremont Bridge (about a hundred yards south of where the Aurora Bridge passes over Westlake Avenue).  The […]

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Seattle celebrates the opening of NFL football season;
plan ahead for traffic delays

Excitement is building for the National Football League season opener and celebration in Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 4 at CenturyLink Field. Thousands of fans will converge in the Pioneer Square and stadium areas for the festivities. Whether you are headed to the event, or just wanting to travel through the area in the afternoon, allow […]

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Canceled: Lane closures on Aurora, Tuesday, Aug. 26

Work previously announced to take place on Aurora Avenue North between North 40th and North 41st streets on Tuesday, Aug. 26 is now canceled. The Seattle Department of Transportation will reschedule this pavement repair job at a later date.    

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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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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. […]

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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 […]

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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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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: […]

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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 […]

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