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Another closure slated for next weekend; work wraps up later this spring Contractor crews making repairs to aging expansion joints on Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle reached a milestone during the weekend. By completing work to replace the right half of the expansion joints on the northbound collector-distributor lanes just north of [More]
Posted: March 10th, 2014 under Commute, General, Traffic Advisories.
Old, crumbling timber bridge felled; replaced by new concrete structure The cracked timber piles and failing wooden crossbeams that supported State Route 99 as it crossed over Spokane Street in Seattle are gone. They have been replaced by a stronger concrete structure with embankments of foam. “Replacing this bridge was critical to [More]
Posted: March 10th, 2014 under General, Greater Duwamish, Southwest Seattle, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
Viaduct safe for travel; WSDOT bridge engineers seek additional information about new and widening cracks Washington State Department of Transportation bridge engineers have scheduled an additional in-depth inspection of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct on Saturday, March 22. During the viaduct’s most recent inspection, WSDOT bridge crews observed new cracks, [More]
Posted: March 10th, 2014 under Ballard and Northwest Seattle, Commute, General, Greater Downtown, SODO, Traffic Advisories, Trucks, Uncategorized.
There will be a temporary detour on Lake Washington Boulevard S from 43rd Avenue S to Lake Park Drive S today as of now through 2 p.m. while a Parks Department crew removes hazardous tree at S Horton Street. The boulevard will be closed to cars, but pedestrians and cyclists can carefully [More]
Posted: March 6th, 2014 under Bicycles, Commute, East and Central Seattle, General, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
Key Arena will host the Paul Simon and Sting On Stage Together concert tomorrow, Wednesday, February 19, from 8 to11 p.m. The renowned artists will perform on stage together in addition to solo performances with their respective bands. At least 14,000 fans are expected to attend the concert. Arena doors will open [More]
Posted: February 18th, 2014 under Event traffic, General, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
The Spring Seattle Home Show and Progressive International Motocycle Show top this weekend’s events schedule along with the ever-popular Rat City Rollergirls on Saturday at the Key Arena. Traffic associated with the events should be relatively moderate, however, motorists should keep in mind that construction will be closing off the intersection of [More]
Posted: February 13th, 2014 under Event traffic, General, Greater Downtown, Greater Duwamish, Queen Anne/Magnolia, SODO, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
Starting this week and working through March 5, the Seattle Department of Transportation will be restoring the sidewalks on the north and south side of Madison Street between Boylston Avenue and Broadway. This work, which comes at the request of the First Hill Neighborhood, requires lane reductions, pedestrian detours, an alley closure [More]
Posted: February 13th, 2014 under Bicycles, Commute, East and Central Seattle, General, Pedestrians, Traffic Advisories, Trucks.
The Seattle Department of Transportation’s Street Use and Urban Forestry Division is preparing to launch the first in a series of improvements to better meet customer needs. Beginning February 10, customers will see more intuitive permit forms, as well as added permit technicians offering one-on-one guidance at the intake counter. It’s all [More]
Posted: February 10th, 2014 under General.
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers of an upcoming traffic shift on eastbound Mercer Street scheduled for Thursday, February 6. The morning of Thursday, February 6, traffic on eastbound Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue N and Dexter Avenue N will be shifted one lane north in order to facilitate construction [More]
Posted: February 5th, 2014 under Bicycles, Commute, General, Pedestrians, Queen Anne/Magnolia, Traffic Advisories, Trucks, Uncategorized.
Public advised to be patient and plan ahead for travel delays With unprecedented crowds expected to cheer for the victorious Seattle Seahawks, local transportation and transit agencies are advising the traveling public to expect significant delays in and around downtown Seattle on February 5. The Seattle Department of Transportation, King County Metro [More]
Posted: February 4th, 2014 under Bicycles, Commute, Event traffic, General, Greater Downtown, Pedestrians, Queen Anne/Magnolia, SODO, Southwest Seattle, Traffic Advisories, Transit, Trucks, Uncategorized.