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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: 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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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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Concrete panel replacement coming soon to SR 99

Washington State Department of Transportation South King County Transportation News For drivers who use SR 99 on a regular basis, take note: we’re just two weeks away from a four day closure of SR 99. Both directions of SR 99 will be closed between South Spokane Street and Valley Street from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. […]

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Weekend traffic: Let’s play ball, Aug. 8-10

Baseball is the word for this week, and soccer, too—they are the events expected to attract the most weekend traffic. Several community festivals and races are also scheduled for this weekend. The Mariners are playing every day this week at Safeco Field, with evening games on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Mariner’s game on Sunday […]

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Lane closures on South Lander Street for paving, Aug. 7 and 8

The Seattle Department of Transportation will pave north side of South Lander Street between Third Avenue South and Occidental Avenue South on Aug. 7 and 8 if weather permits, working from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.. One lane in each direction will remain open. All sidewalks and crosswalks will remain open. A traffic flagger from […]

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Spot paving on South Hanford Street on Beacon Hill

The Seattle Department of Transportation will pave the block of South Hanford Street between Lafayette Avenue South and Beacon Avenue South (to the west of Beacon) on Wednesday, August 6, if weather permits. The crews will work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. No on-street parking will be permitted in the work area. Sidewalks and […]

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Pavement crack sealing on city streets starts next week, Aug. 5

Starting Tuesday, August 5, Seattle Department of Transportation crews will fill cracks in nine arterial asphalt streets in south Seattle, weather permitting. This process reduces the amount of water that seeps under the pavement causing potholes and other roadway damage, and helps prolong the life of the pavement. Crews will work on the following streets: […]

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Another big Seafair weekend in Seattle, July 31-Aug 3

It’s another big-time, Seafair weekend. Following last week’s Torchlight Parade, this will be the weekend for the traditional Seafair hydroplane races and the Blue Angels air show, closing I-90 at times and closing Lake Washington Boulevard South along Lake Washington. Also on this weekend’s agenda are the annual Seafair events in Magnolia, Central Area, and […]

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S Washington Street to be paved 4th Ave S and 6th Ave S, July 31 and Aug 1

Next Thursday and Friday, July 31 and August 1, paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will grind and pave South Washington Street between Fourth Avenue South and Sixth Avenue South if weather permits. South Washington Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sidewalks and crosswalks will remain open. Police Officers […]

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