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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 […]


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: […]


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. […]


Weekend traffic, Aug. 15-17:
Expect congestion near Myrtle Edwards Park this weekend

This weekend’s two biggest traffic generators will be the Seattle Hempfest and the Seahawks game, both likely to draw large crowds. The Seahawks vs San Diego Chargers game is on Friday night, and the Hempfest is on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you plan to be in the vicinity of either, allow plenty of time […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Upcoming work on Northbound SR 99, Mercer St. and Fifth Ave. N; Pedestrian detours

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the following activities within the Mercer Corridor Project Area the week of Aug. 11-15: Northbound SR 99 lane closed Monday, Aug. 11 The northbound right lane of SR 99 between Mercer and Valley streets will be closed on Monday, Aug. 11 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. […]


Traction Improvements coming to West Seattle and Magnolia locations, Aug. 12-14

The Seattle Department of Transportation will conduct shot blasting to make traction improvements at two locations in West Seattle and one in Magnolia next week. Shot blasting will propel a high-speed stream of abrasive material at the street surface to roughen it and create a better grip for vehicles. Dates are subject to change. Flaggers […]


Perkins Lane and West Raye Street in Magnolia to be paved next week

The Seattle Department of Transportation’s paving crews plan to be in the Magnolia neighborhood on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 14 and 15. They will work at the intersection of Perkins Lane West and West Raye Street to repave the roadway. The crews will work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. The intersection […]


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 […]


Mercer Corridor Project:
Upcoming changes to Taylor, Mercer, and Fifth;
Bicycle lane restrictions on Dexter

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of upcoming construction activities in the Mercer Corridor Project area throughout August. Intermittent closure of the southbound right lane on Fifth Avenue North between Mercer and Republican streets continues through Aug. 8 The southbound right lane of Fifth Avenue North between Mercer and Republican streets will be closed […]


Painting the Fremont Bridge—Notice to Boaters

Boaters planning to pass through the Fremont Bridge should note the weekday restrictions in place starting today, Wednesday July 30 and continuing until further notice while the Seattle Department of Transportation paints this historic structure. The vertical clearance will be lowered up to five feet due to the work platform by which the contractor will […]