Archive for 'Commute'
Plan ahead for possible delays There are many events happening this weekend to get you into the holiday spirit, but also have the potential for creating traffic delays. So plan ahead. On Friday night, the annual Great Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Competition will bring at least 9,000 people to the Westlake [More]
Posted: December 5th, 2013 under Bicycles, Commute, Event traffic, General, Greater Downtown, North and Northeast Seattle, Pedestrians, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Traffic Advisories.
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) reminds travelers that the first of two full weekend closures of SR 99 and eastbound Mercer Street will begin this weekend as part of the Mercer Corridor Project. Weekend closures will occur the following weekends in December: December 6 – December 9 (SR 99 and eastbound [More]
Posted: December 5th, 2013 under Bicycles, Commute, Event traffic, General, Greater Downtown, North and Northeast Seattle, Pedestrians, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Southwest Seattle, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
Motorists should expect extra heavy traffic during this afternoon’s commute in the SODO and downtown areas, and on freeways feeding into the SODO, as fans pour in to the Seahawks game. The Seattle Seahawks will play the New Orleans Saints at Century Link Field starting at 5:40 p.m.. Attendance is estimated at [More]
Posted: December 2nd, 2013 under Commute, Event traffic, Greater Downtown, Greater Duwamish, SODO, Traffic Advisories, Transit, Trucks.
Today a Seattle Department of Transportation crew is making repairs on an expansion joint at the north end of the Ballard Bridge. The crew is working in the right northbound lane where it crosses over NW Leary Way. The work should wrap up by 3 p.m. before the afternoon commute traffic gets [More]
Posted: November 26th, 2013 under Ballard and Northwest Seattle, Commute, Traffic Advisories, Trucks, Uncategorized.
Drivers need to plan ahead to avoid delays Tomorrow morning, November 20, the Homeless Advocates March will get underway at 7:45 a.m. after the participants spend the night at Westlake Park. A Seattle Police motorcycle escort will accompany the 100 participants in the street as they make their way east on Pine Street [More]
Posted: November 19th, 2013 under Commute, Greater Downtown, Pedestrians, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
This afternoon the Washington State Labor Council will hold a rally to support the Machinist Union at Westlake Park from 4 – 7 p.m. At least 2,000 participants are expected to attend. At this time, no lane or street closures are planned, but motorists should expect congestion around the park during the [More]
Posted: November 18th, 2013 under Commute, Event traffic, Greater Downtown, Traffic Advisories.
Traffic-wise, aside from darker, wetter roadways along with some construction snags, motorists should enjoy the relative quiet of the coming weekend, before the hectic holidays begin. Friday and Saturday there are multiple events taking place at the Seattle Center which will add to traffic around the center grounds. Saturday, thousands of University [More]
Posted: November 7th, 2013 under Commute, Event traffic, Greater Downtown, North and Northeast Seattle, Queen Anne/Magnolia, SODO, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
Sounders and Seahawks fans will be rocking CenturyLink this weekend Motorists can’t be too careful as excited little robots and monsters, possibly oblivious to cars, will be trick or treating in neighborhoods throughout the city tonight. In Magnolia Village, McGraw Street in the business district will be closed off from this afternoon [More]
Posted: October 31st, 2013 under Bicycles, Commute, Event traffic, Greater Downtown, Greater Duwamish, North and Northeast Seattle, Queen Anne/Magnolia, SODO, Traffic Advisories, Trucks, Uncategorized.
Denny Way is now open to traffic with the exception of one westbound lane at Minor Street. Earlier today all lanes were closed while utility crews repaired power lines and poles damaged in an accident this morning. About 11:30 a.m., a contractor working near Denny Way and Pontius Street with a backhoe snagged a [More]
Posted: October 28th, 2013 under Commute, Greater Downtown, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Trucks.
November 2-3 The intersection of 12th Avenue South and South Jackson Street will be partially closed to traffic in the Little Saigon Neighborhood starting at 5 a.m. on Saturday, November 2 and continuing until 10 p.m. on Sunday, November 3. This closure is required for First Hill Streetcar track construction. South Jackson [More]
Posted: October 22nd, 2013 under Bicycles, Commute, East and Central Seattle, Greater Duwamish, Traffic Advisories.