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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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We’re painting while the sun shines.

Obey the signs–don’t drive on wet paint. Seattle drivers will soon have the benefit of repainted lines on major arterial streets throughout the city. Seattle Department of Transportation crews are out painting fresh stripes on major arterial streets—a total of 850 “lane miles”—on days when the weather is warm and dry enough for applying water-based […]

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Portage Bay Place E. paving, Aug. 21

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will pave the 3200 block of Portage Bay Place East on Thursday, Aug. 21, if weather allows. Portage Bay will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.    

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Saturday closure of East Union Street and Broadway Intersection

The Seattle Department of Transportation will close the intersection of East Union Street and Broadway in the Capitol Hill neighborhood this coming Saturday, Aug. 16, from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. This closure is needed to do some paving repairs associated with construction of the First Hill Streetcar. Police officers and flaggers will be present […]

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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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Pavement crack sealing on city streets starts next week, Aug. 5

Starting Tuesday, August 5, Seattle Department of Transportation crews will fill cracks in nine arterial asphalt streets in south Seattle, weather permitting. This process reduces the amount of water that seeps under the pavement causing potholes and other roadway damage, and helps prolong the life of the pavement. Crews will work on the following streets: […]

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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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Construction alert: Capitol Hill Station, Link Light Rail

Sound Transit Saturday work at the Capitol Hill Station site – July 26, 2014 Sound Transit’s contractor has obtained a noise variance from the City of Seattle for the morning of Saturday July 26, beginning as early as 7 a.m. What to expect during this work: Truck traffic to and from the site to deliver […]

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Paving 10th Ave South, Jackson to King, July 29

Next Tuesday, July 29, paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will grind and pave 10th Avenue South from South Jackson Street to South King Street, if weather permits. The street, located one block east of I-5, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Police Officers will assist traffic. ###    

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It’s Seafair Torchlight Parade Weekend! …and a few other events…

The largest annual parade in Seattle, the Seafair Torchlight Parade, will take place Saturday evening in downtown Seattle. An estimated 300,000 spectators will congest incoming routes in the late afternoon and evening as they claim spots to sit along the Fourth Avenue. The northbound lanes of the Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed from 5:30 […]

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