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Mariners play every day this week – plan your trips accordingly

There are several events to keep in mind this week as you plan your travel routes. The Mariners play at Safeco Field Monday through Friday starting at 7:10 p.m. each day, except Wednesday when the game starts at 12:40 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday the games will start at 1:10 p.m. Expect congestion near the […]


Weekend traffic: Seafair events, Bite of Seattle, and Sounders, July 18-20

Seattle traffic will be lively with thousands headed to community festivals and parades, and to various foot, boat and swimming competitions around the city this weekend. The events expected to draw the most attendees are the Bite of Seattle at Seattle Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; and the Sounders at Centurylink Field on Saturday […]


Folks getting fired up for Fourth of July Festivities

Over the next four days there’s plenty of fun planned for folks of all ages in communities throughout the City. In order to enjoy the action, drivers should plan on delays associated with the events. Please see the schedule of events below. The Seattle Department of Transportation, however, encourages motorists to join the effort to […]


I-5 ramps close during fireworks display over Seattle’s Lake Union

Washington State Department of Transportation Before the fireworks begin exploding in the sky over Lake Union, drivers heading into Seattle should be prepared for heavy congestion, along with evening lane and ramp closures on southbound Interstate 5, Friday, July 4. At approximately 9 p.m., Washington State Department of Transportation crews will begin closing the following: […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Pedestrians and bicyclists shifted to the south side of Mercer Street on Wednesday, July 2

Beginning Wednesday, July 2, pedestrians and bicyclists will be shifted from the north side of Mercer Street to the south side of Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North. Travelers can expect the following changes: The new sidewalk on the south side of Mercer Street will be in place between Fifth Avenue […]


Getting around on July 3 and July 4

Drivers will want to consider the following special events when planning their trips on  July 3 and 4: Storm Basketball Thursday, July 3, 7 p.m. Key Arena at Seattle Center Estimated attendance: 5,000 Firecracker 5000 Thursday, July 3, 11:55 p.m. Memorial Stadium Estimated participants: 1,400 Admiral Fourth of July Kids Parade: Friday, July 4, 10 […]


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. […]


Summer kicks off with runners, rockers and Solstice frolickers

Music, runners, and merriment abound over the next few days. The huge annual Rock’n’Roll Marathon and Half Marathon, which features bands along the 26- and 13- mile run and walk courses, warms up tomorrow with the Marathon Expo taking place at CenturyLink Field. The Fremont Fair gets underway Friday attracting crowds of 20-25,000 on Saturday […]


Grads, Grads and more Grads and that’s not all!

Drivers need to plan ahead and pack patience The sold-out Mariners versus Yankees game is just hours away, as well as the first of many graduation ceremonies and community events taking place over the next three days. Drivers will find the events far more enjoyable if they plan ahead to avoid traffic delays associated with […]