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Pavement repairs at Meridian Avenue North

The Seattle Department of Transportation will repair the street at Meridian Avenue North from N.130th Street to N. 135th Street. The work will be conducted in two parts to allow residents access to their driveways. The roadway will be closed to traffic on both days and the sidewalks and crosswalks in the area will remain […]


Lane restrictions on Mercer Street, September 26 – October 3

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of nighttime lane restrictions on Mercer Street: Single lane restrictions on Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Ninth Avenue North will be in effect weeknights, from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3 for utility work. The following impacts can be expected: The eastbound right lane of Mercer Street […]


Weekend traffic: Huskies, Mariners, Sounders, and more

There are plenty of events this weekend to consider when planning your travel routes around the city. This is especially on Saturday when you will likely be sharing the road with travelers headed to one of four major events: the Seattle Aids Walk on Capitol Hill, the Sounders playing at Century Link Field, the Huskies […]


Much of SDOT’s annual street maintenance work is now completed

With fall beginning and rain becoming more frequent, the Seattle Department of Transportation is winding down its annual preventative maintenance and street paving programs that require dry weather. Microsurfacing and crack sealing are the processes that are the most weather sensitive. SDOT completed its second ever microsurfacing project this summer in the Arbor Heights neighborhood […]


Community Groups and Businesses to Create Temporary Mini-Parks for PARK(ing) Day 2014

WHAT:  Fifty Park(ing) Day sites convert on-street parking spaces into public spaces for annual PARK(ing) Day event WHEN:  Friday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: A map of all PARK(ing) Day installations in Seattle can be found at PARK(ing) Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of a sustainable, livable and healthy […]


Rescheduled: Overnight SR 99 closures in downtown Seattle

Washington State Department of Transportation Traffic Advisory We’ve reached that time of year where fickle weather starts playing a bigger role in our construction projects. Due to expected rain tonight, we will not be closing all southbound lanes of SR 99 between S. Atlantic and S. Spokane Streets as originally planned. Full southbound closures are […]


Sunday lane closures for 24th Avenue street repairs

Street repairs will require lane closures on 24th Avenue from East Lynn Street to East McGraw Street on Sunday, Sept. 14, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The northbound curb lane and the southbound parking lane will be closed. Paving and Urban Forestry crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will remove broken sidewalk, prune […]


Traffic today, baseball and boat show

The Seattle Mariners will play against the Astros at Safeco Field today, Sept. 10. The game will start at 7:10 pm and will end around 10 pm. Expect congestion near Safeco Field during the afternoon peak traffic period as fans head for the game. For tips on ways to get to the game, please see […]


Second Avenue Protected Bike Lane Grand Opening Event September 8

This Monday, Sept. 8 Seattle will celebrate the grand opening of the first downtown protected bike lane. Mayor Ed Murray; Councilmember Tom Rasmussen; Councilmember Sally Bagshaw; and Seattle Department of Transportation Acting Director Scott Kubly will provide remarks along with Dick Cantwell, owner of Elysian Brewery; and Madi Carlson, an advocate for family biking. Afterward, Kubly […]


Street Repairs on Aurora Avenue North on Sept. 9

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will repair the pavement in the southbound lanes Aurora Avenue North between North 40 Street and North 41 Street on September 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane.  Expect traffic congestion in the area—allow extra time or consider an alternate route. […]