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Retaining wall installation on Westlake Avenue

Throughout much of the month of September, the Seattle Department of Transportation will be installing a retaining wall on the hillside above the west side of Westlake Avenue North, about a third of a mile south of the Fremont Bridge (about a hundred yards south of where the Aurora Bridge passes over Westlake Avenue).  The […]


South Magnolia CSO Control Project

King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Wastewater Treatment Division This is an update on King County’s South Magnolia Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Project. Please call the construction hotline at 206-205-0968 or use the contact information below for questions, concerns and complaints. King County’s contractor, Walsh Construction Company, is continuing work on 32nd Avenue […]


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 […]


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 […]