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Umoja Fest Parade set for Aug 1; Central Area travelers should plan for extra travel time

This weekend, the annual Umoja Fest African Heritage Festival & Parade will take place in the Central Area. The parade will start at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1 and will follow a new route to bypass a construction zone on 23rd Avenue before ending at the festival grounds in Judkins Park. The parade route, […]


Transit Alert – Metro will operate shuttles and some service will be delayed & rerouted during Seafair Hydro & Air Show events 7/30-8/2

King County Metro Transit Metro riders and Seafair fans are reminded that, from Thursday, July 30 through Sunday, August 2, Metro Transit service will be delayed or rerouted during Seafair Hydroplane and Air Show events in south Seattle and along the I-90 corridor.  Metro will also operate shuttle service for the Hydroplane events. Free Hydro […]


West Galer Street paving this weekend

Seattle Department of Transportation crews will grind and pave West Galer Street from Queen Anne Avenue North to Second Avenue West this weekend, Aug.1 – 2, if the weather is favorable. The crews plan to work from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Galer will remain open to eastbound traffic, but drivers traveling westbound […]


West Harrison Street lane closures for pedestrian improvements in Aug and Sept

People driving, walking and riding bikes can expect construction impacts on West Harrison Street, starting as soon as Aug. 3. The pedestrian safety improvements project on West Harrison Street will involve the intersections at First Avenue West and Second Avenue West. Work will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and is anticipated […]


I-90 floating bridge closures this week for Blue Angels: Multiple closures required for Seafair Air Show practice, shows

Washington State Department of Transportation    SEATTLE – As the U.S. Navy Blue Angels zoom above Lake Washington this week, drivers in the greater Seattle and Bellevue areas should prepare for traffic to slow to a crawl several times between Thursday, July 30, and Sunday, Aug. 2, and consider alternate routes. The Washington State Department […]


Lane Closure on Klickitat Way SW, July 28-30

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will close the left southbound lane on Klickitat Way Southwest between Spokane Street and 11th Avenue Southwest for landscape maintenance. The left lane closures will be closed from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day from Tuesday, July 28 until Thursday, July 30. Some delays are possible; drive […]


Mercer Corridor lane restrictions on July 31 and Aug 1

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the following work within the corridor: Lane restrictions on Mercer Street and Fifth Avenue North Beginning Friday, July 31 at 8 p.m. and continuing Saturday, Aug. 1 through 1 p.m., crews will close multiple lanes near the intersection of Mercer Street and Fifth Avenue North to accommodate […]


Nighttime First Ave NE Closures for Utility Relocation Work

Sound Transit   As early as July 27, Sound Transit’s contractor will begin installing a waterline between NE 95th and NE 100th streets. This work requires crews to close the road from 7:30 p.m. – 5 a.m. This work is expected to take approximately two to three weeks to complete. No high impact noise activities […]


The Seafair Torchlight Parade and Pirate Run are happening Saturday, July 25

SDOT is reminding travelers to be aware of The Michelob Ultra Seafair Pirate Run and Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade happening this Saturday. Areas that will be impacted by these events include downtown, the Seattle Center, South Lake Union, Queen Anne and SODO neighborhoods. Please plan ahead as you travel in and around the city. […]


Ship Canal Bridge inspection to delay opening of I-5 express lanes this weekend

Washington State Department of Transportation   Drivers who use the Interstate 5 express lanes will need to use the mainline to travel southbound for most of the morning on both Saturday, July 25, and Sunday, July 26. The opening of the I-5 express lanes in the southbound direction will be delayed until 11:30 a.m. on […]