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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 […]


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 […]


South Park bike and pedestrian trail improvement is underway — 7th Ave S and S Portland Street intersection to be closed for four weeks

An intersection in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood—Seventh Avenue South and South Portland Street—will be closed for approximately four weeks starting as early as Wednesday, July 16, to accommodate major drainage improvements. Through traffic approaching the intersection will be detoured one block in advance of the intersection. Pedestrians and bicyclists will be allowed to continue through […]


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 […]


Crews to pave California Avenue SW at Morgan Junction next week

Once Fourth of July festivities are over, Seattle Department of Transportation paving crews will move in to California Avenue Southwest to pave the block south of the Morgan Junction. Providing the good weather holds, the crews will grind and pave California from Fauntleroy Way Southwest to Southwest Holly Street, starting at 7 a.m. on July […]


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 […]


Paving California Avenue SW and Fauntleroy Way SW this Saturday

On Saturday, June 28, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will be working in the intersection of California Avenue SW and Fauntleroy Way SW. During the work hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., the SDOT crew will grind down the surface layer and repave the street. The sidewalks will not be impacted and two […]


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 […]


Lane closure on the Admiral Way Bridge for repairs

The westbound, right lane of the Admiral Way Bridge will be closed from June 16 to June 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will be using their U-bit truck (under-bridge construction truck) to make repairs to the underside of the bridge. Pedestrian access will be […]


Spokane Street Viaduct lane closure for roadway repairs, June 11

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation plan to work on the Spokane Viaduct tomorrow, June 11, closing the eastbound, left lane from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will repair deck spalls and seal cracks in the pavement. The material they will be using is very weather sensitive, so this work is subject to […]