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Seattle to celebrate the opening of NFL football season; plan ahead for traffic delays

Excitement is building for the National Football League season opener and celebration in Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 4 at CenturyLink Field. Thousands of fans will converge in the Pioneer Square and stadium areas for the festivities. Whether you are headed to the event, or just wanting to travel through the area in the afternoon, allow […]

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Seattle celebrates the opening of NFL football season;
plan ahead for traffic delays

Excitement is building for the National Football League season opener and celebration in Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 4 at CenturyLink Field. Thousands of fans will converge in the Pioneer Square and stadium areas for the festivities. Whether you are headed to the event, or just wanting to travel through the area in the afternoon, allow […]

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Weekend traffic: Bumbershoot, PAX Expo and sports events, Aug. 29-Sept. 1

Cooler temperatures won’t likely keep Seattleites home this Labor Day weekend. The annual Bumbershoot festival will draw crowds to Seattle Center on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Gamers will be at the PAX Expo gamer convention at the Washington State Convention Center on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. There will be Mariners games at Safeco Field […]

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Third Avenue closure for paving, weekend of Sept. 6-8

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation are making pavement repairs on Third Avenue around the bus tunnel vents next to the King County Courthouse. Preparatory work on Sept. 2 and 3 Crews will close the northbound, left-hand lane, and the southbound, right lane, of Third Avenue between Cherry and James streets, one lane at […]

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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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New Mercer Street configuration begins tomorrow…

Beginning the morning of Thursday, Aug. 21, drivers will notice a shift in the configuration of Mercer Street as it crosses Dexter Avenue North. Mercer Street will be shifted south to allow for demolition of the bridge over Broad Street and utility work through the intersection for approximately one year. Turning movements and the number […]

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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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Pavement repairs coming to Third Avenue and Bell Street next week

The intersection of Third Avenue and Bell Street is in need of pavement repairs. Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will work there on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., closing Bell Street from Third to Fourth avenues. One lane of traffic will remain open in each direction on Third Avenue. […]

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Pavement repair on Second Avenue scheduled for
Aug. 16 & 17

The Seattle Department of Transportation is filling cracks and joints and doing layout work along the east side of Second Avenue between Pike Street and Yesler Way this weekend. Work will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Aug. 16 and 17. The pavement repairs will make it safer and more comfortable for people […]

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Mercer Corridor Update: upcoming night work; new configuration on Mercer

  Fifth Avenue North and Mercer Street intersection work on Saturday, Aug. 16 SDOT crews will be working at the intersection of Fifth Avenue North and Mercer Street on Saturday, August 16 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. to remove temporary signal heads and span wires across the intersection. Travelers can expect the following impacts: […]

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