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New Traffic Signal Equipment for NE 45th Street and Sandpoint Way

Spiders make the task of stringing line look easy, but replacing the web of wires holding up traffic signals at a complex intersection is anything but. Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation are installing new equipment at the busy five-way intersection where NE 45th Street meets Sandpoint Way NE near University Village. The wires […]

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Lane closures this weekend on Montlake Blvd., July 26 – 27

Sound Transit This Saturday and Sunday, Sound Transit’s contractor will perform work on the traffic signal at the intersection NE Pacific St. and Montlake Blvd. What to expect: ​One vehicle lane in each direction will be maintained during this work. ​Signage and flaggers will direct motorists and pedestrians around the work area. Work hours are from […]

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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 […]

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Mariners play every day this week – plan your trips accordingly

There are several events to keep in mind this week as you plan your travel routes. The Mariners play at Safeco Field Monday through Friday starting at 7:10 p.m. each day, except Wednesday when the game starts at 12:40 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday the games will start at 1:10 p.m. Expect congestion near the […]

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Work in bike lane on U Bridge Friday night for maintenance

Roadway Structures crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation plan to work in the northbound bike lane at the northeastern corner of the University Bridge from 11 p.m. on Friday, July 18 until 4 a.m. on Saturday, July 19.  Pedestrians and bicyclists will be assisted around the work zone. The crews will perform bridge maintenance […]

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College Way North pavement repair is underway in July

College Way North in front of the North Seattle Community College is getting some attention this month. Paving and landscaping crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation are working from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., closing the bike lane and shifting traffic away from work areas. One traffic lane remains open in each direction. Landscaping […]

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Folks getting fired up for Fourth of July Festivities

Over the next four days there’s plenty of fun planned for folks of all ages in communities throughout the City. In order to enjoy the action, drivers should plan on delays associated with the events. Please see the schedule of events below. The Seattle Department of Transportation, however, encourages motorists to join the effort to […]

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Weekend traffic
Pride-full weekend and much more…

Pride events over the next three days are happening on Capitol Hill, in Downtown Seattle and at the Seattle Center. Additionally, at the Seattle Center, both the Seattle Storm and Seattle Reign are set to play, plus Cher brings her D 2 K Tour to the Key Arena. And if that’s not enough, the Seattle […]

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Mariners (not the baseball team):
Maintenance scheduled for Ballard and University bridges

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will perform maintenance this week on the Ballard and University bridges affecting their availability to open for marine traffic. Thursday, June 19: The centerlock motor on the Ballard Bridge will be replaced on June 19.  The Coast Guard has granted a one hour extension of the morning closed […]

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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 […]

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