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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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