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It’s Seafair Torchlight Parade Weekend! …and a few other events…

The largest annual parade in Seattle, the Seafair Torchlight Parade, will take place Saturday evening in downtown Seattle. An estimated 300,000 spectators will congest incoming routes in the late afternoon and evening as they claim spots to sit along the Fourth Avenue. The northbound lanes of the Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed from 5:30 […]


Paving in Georgetown on July 22 and 23

Next week paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will grind and pave 13th Avenue South between South Bailey Street and South Albro Street in Georgetown if weather permits. (Bailey is the street that connects South Michigan Street to Airport Way South.) The crews will close 13th Avenue South to traffic on both Tuesday, […]


Weekend traffic: Seafair events, Bite of Seattle, and Sounders, July 18-20

Seattle traffic will be lively with thousands headed to community festivals and parades, and to various foot, boat and swimming competitions around the city this weekend. The events expected to draw the most attendees are the Bite of Seattle at Seattle Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; and the Sounders at Centurylink Field on Saturday […]


City Launches Program to Address Impacts from Construction Surge

The City of Seattle recognizes that construction can create challenges and now a new program, Access Seattle, is working to reduce impacts and to keep traffic moving. The Access Seattle initiative is an effort to balance unprecedented growth and development in Seattle with the need to maintain mobility. More than 100 projects were underway or […]


Summer kicks off with runners, rockers and Solstice frolickers

Music, runners, and merriment abound over the next few days. The huge annual Rock’n’Roll Marathon and Half Marathon, which features bands along the 26- and 13- mile run and walk courses, warms up tomorrow with the Marathon Expo taking place at CenturyLink Field. The Fremont Fair gets underway Friday attracting crowds of 20-25,000 on Saturday […]


Grads, Grads and more Grads and that’s not all!

Drivers need to plan ahead and pack patience The sold-out Mariners versus Yankees game is just hours away, as well as the first of many graduation ceremonies and community events taking place over the next three days. Drivers will find the events far more enjoyable if they plan ahead to avoid traffic delays associated with […]


State highway closures in Seattle this weekend, June 6-9

From WSDOT’s website, updated June 5, 12 p.m.: WSDOT: I-5 Seattle Bridge Repair Friday, June 6 – Monday, June 9 – Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes of traffic through the Spokane Street interchange from 9:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. WSDOT: SR 99 Tunnel Project Friday, June 6 – Monday, June […]


Southbound SR 99 to close through Seattle this weekend

Washington State Deparment of Transportation Traffic Advisory Southbound State Route 99 will close through Seattle this weekend to allow crews building the SR 99 tunnel to shift traffic to a new southbound routing (pdf 769 Kb) of the highway near the stadiums. Closure details Crews will close all lanes of southbound SR 99 between Denny […]


Coming up: The annual Race for the Cure and more

Friday through Sunday, May 30 – June 1, there’s plenty in the way of action and performances to take in – Mariner baseball, Sounders Soccer, The Pacific Northwest Ballet, the Lionel Richie and CeeLo Green concert, and James Taylor and his All Star Band. In addition to all those events, Sunday morning 10,500 participants will […]


CANCELLATION NOTICE: Events tonight and tomorrow may impact your travels

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises motorists to keep a few events in mind which could impact their travel times today and tomorrow (May 28 and 29).  Please ignore the following traffic warning as Lady Gaga just cancelled her performance due to “horrible Bronchitis”:  Tonight, Lady Gaga’s artRAVE concert at the Key Arena from […]