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Events Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, Mar. 4 – Sunday, Mar. 8

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of events happening around the city through the weekend. The PAC-12 Women’s Basketball tournament runs Thursday through Sunday at KeyArena. There are Seattle Opera performances on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at McCaw Hall. The Sounders have their season opener on Sunday night at Centurylink with kickoff at 6:30 p.m. […]


Lane closures next week for sewer repairs on 1st Ave S

Seattle Public Utilities Seattle Public Utilities will be repairing the sewer line on 1st Ave S, near the intersection with S Royal Brougham Way.  Preparation work will begin on March 5.  Contractor crews plan to work from March 9 to March 18, with street restoration occurring between March 19 and April 4.  Work hours are […]


Bus lane to be extended on Fourth Avenue South

This weekend the Seattle Department of Transportation will extend the northbound Business and Access Only lane (BAT lane) on Fourth Avenue South to reach further south, from South Weller Street to South Royal Brougham Way. SDOT is doing this work in coordination with Metro Transit, Sound Transit and Community Transit to help keep buses moving. […]


One westbound lane of Mercer Street is Closed

From Seattle Public Utilities: Emergency water line and sewer repair work could take several days. The right-hand westbound lane of Mercer Street, between 3rd Ave. N. and 4th Ave. N. will be closed for at least several days while Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) crews make emergency water line and sewer repairs. More information will be […]


Full nighttime closure of Dexter Avenue N begins Feb. 25; Daytime lane restrictions on southbound Dexter Avenue N; upcoming Mercer Street night work

SDOT is advising travelers of the following work within the corridor: Nighttime full closure of Dexter Avenue N begins Wednesday, Feb. 25 Beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 25 and continuing through March 5, crews will begin night-time closures on Dexter Avenue N between Republican and Mercer streets for electrical work. Closures will run from 9 p.m. to […]


Weekend detours coming for I-90 drivers heading across Lake Washington

Washington State Deparment of Transportation and Sound Transit                                                                                                            Project to add HOV lanes, ready I-90 for light rail kicks off construction This weekend, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation and Sound Transit will begin work on the final stage of a project to add carpool lanes to the outer roadways of […]


Events Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, February 24 – Sunday, March 1

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of events happening around the city through the weekend. The most significant event impact on traffic will be lane closures of Aurora Avenue N/SR-99 early Sunday morning for two runs that start and finish at the Seattle Center. There is a lecture at Benaroya Hall on Tuesday; and […]


Lane restrictions on westbound Mercer Street and southbound Fifth Avenue N, February 21 for bike lane improvements

SDOT is advising travelers of the following construction work within the Mercer Corridor Project Area that will impact traffic and cyclists: Lane restrictions on westbound Mercer Street and southbound Fifth Avenue N, February 21 Crews will be on site to apply green paint to the new two-way bicycle path tomorrow, February 21 between 7 a.m. […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Upcoming lane restrictions on Mercer and Dexter

(Please note: The 5th Ave N nighttime lane closure announced below has been canceled.) The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the upcoming Mercer Corridor lane closures listed below. Please plan ahead and expect traffic delays. All work is weather-dependent and may be cancelled and rescheduled if inclement weather occurs. Southbound Dexter Avenue North […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Pedestrian routes change Monday, Feb.16

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of upcoming changes to pedestrian routing along Mercer Street and Fifth Avenue North. You can anticipate the following changes: North sidewalk on Mercer Street opens Feb.16 Beginning Monday, Feb. 16, the north sidewalk on Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North will open to pedestrians. […]