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Holman Road NW closures and nighttime work continue next week

The north side of Holman Road Northwest between Northwest 87th Street and Eighth Avenue Northwest will be closed beginning Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. for grinding and paving work, if weather permits. Traffic will be shifted to the south side of the roadway where one lane will remain open in each direction. The lane […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Early warning: Four-day closure of SR 99 coming in late August

From Washington State Department of Transportaion’s newsletter: In August, crews working on the North Access contract near the SR 99 tunnel’s north portal will replace the bridge on SR 99 over Broad Street. Not sure what bridge we’re talking about? Don’t worry. Even the most seasoned SR 99 commuter may not realize they are crossing […]


City Launches Program to Address Impacts from Construction Surge

The City of Seattle recognizes that construction can create challenges and now a new program, Access Seattle, is working to reduce impacts and to keep traffic moving. The Access Seattle initiative is an effort to balance unprecedented growth and development in Seattle with the need to maintain mobility. More than 100 projects were underway or […]


Major lane closures on westbound I-90 begin on July 18

Washington State Department of Transportation Drivers have a little more than one week left to make plans for seven days of major lane closures along westbound Interstate 90 between Bellevue and Mercer Island. Beginning Friday, July 18, up to three westbound lanes on the interstate will be closed around the clock while contractor crews working […]


Weekend traffic
Pride-full weekend and much more…

Pride events over the next three days are happening on Capitol Hill, in Downtown Seattle and at the Seattle Center. Additionally, at the Seattle Center, both the Seattle Storm and Seattle Reign are set to play, plus Cher brings her D 2 K Tour to the Key Arena. And if that’s not enough, the Seattle […]


SR520 and I-5 closures, June 27-July 30

Washington State Department of Transportation – June 27 Seattle special events, closures on SR 520 and I-5 could hamper weekend travel plans. Wishing you could turn back time? You may be unless you plan ahead for a weekend packed with major road closures, baseball games, a downtown parade and a Cher concert all in Seattle. […]


Mariners (not the baseball team):
Maintenance scheduled for Ballard and University bridges

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will perform maintenance this week on the Ballard and University bridges affecting their availability to open for marine traffic. Thursday, June 19: The centerlock motor on the Ballard Bridge will be replaced on June 19.  The Coast Guard has granted a one hour extension of the morning closed […]