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Second Avenue Closed from Seneca to Spring streets Saturday, Jan.31 from 1:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SDOT is alerting travelers about the Saturday closure of Second Avenue from Seneca to Spring streets for private construction crane work from 1:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. All lanes of Second Avenue (southbound) and the west sidewalk will be closed while the crane hoists HVAC equipment to the west side building rooftop. The Protected Bike Lane and […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Eastbound Mercer Street lane restrictions begin January 28; Full closures of Taylor Avenue N through February 6

SDOT advises travelers of the following construction work within the Mercer Corridor Project Area that will impact commute and traffic: Lane restrictions on eastbound Mercer Street begin January 28 Eastbound Mercer Street will be restricted to one lane between Fifth Avenue N and Ninth Avenue N from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for approximately two […]


Mercer Corridor Project: closures on Mercer and Dexter Feb. 6-9, north sidewalk opens Feb. 9

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the full closure of westbound Mercer Street between Ninth Avenue North and Fifth Avenue North, and Dexter Avenue North between Roy and Mercer streets. Crews will complete concrete pours and remove the temporary roadway along the south side of Mercer Street at Dexter. This is a major […]


New Interim Protected Bike Lane Opens on South End of Roosevelt Way NE

SDOT has opened a new interim protected bike lane along the west side of Roosevelt Way NE between NE 45th Street and the University Bridge. Protected bike lanes physically separate people riding bikes from people driving and are distinct from the sidewalk, adding predictability. Protected bike lanes are especially attractive to people who might be […]


Roadway Repair work on Southbound Westlake Avenue 6:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan.26

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers to be aware of a curb lane closure on southbound Westlake Ave at John Street for repair work beginning at 6:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan.26. The southbound right lane will be closed while crews will replace a drainage grate and frame between the South Lake Union Trolley […]


Event Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, Jan.21 – Saturday, Jan. 31

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of events happening around the city through the end of the month. There are McCaw hall opera performances through the weekend that will add to downtown traffic. The Seattle Boat Show starts Friday and will have events at both Chandler’s Cove at South Lake Union, and the Century Link […]


Ballard Bridge SB lane closure from 10am-3pm today through Friday

January 20 – 23 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Southbound lane closure on the Ballard Bridge, Crews will close the southbound right lane on the Ballard Bridge for accident repair work.


City takes measures to address truck backups from Terminal 18

To ensure that traffic flows safely and efficiently near Port of Seattle facilities, the City of Seattle will take measures Friday to address trucks backing up onto city and state roadways due to Terminal 18 delays. Based on discussions with the port, starting Friday morning trucks will be detoured off city streets into a holding […]


Detours Along Burke-Gilman for City Light Electrical Improvements

Seattle City Light: PROJECT UPDATE: Seattle City Light is continuing work to upgrade the electrical reliability and capacity of the system feeding the University of Washington. The final phase of the project requires intermittent detours on the Burke-Gilman Trail while underground conduit is installed between City Light’s substation near I-5 and the UW’s substation near […]


Rainier Avenue South Southbound Lane Closure

SDOT will be closing one lane of southbound traffic on Rainier Avenue South between South College Street and 23rd Avenue South for two weeks beginning Monday, Jan.12. The single lane closure will be in effect Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and nightly, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Weather permitting, original lane configurations will […]