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Central Area Neighborhood Greenway installation begins

A contractor working for the Seattle Department of Transportation began work today on Phase 1 of the Central Area Neighborhood Greenway. The contractor expects to complete this phase of the project by spring, enabling Central Area residents of all ages and abilities to enjoy a calmer and safer route to walk and ride bikes. This […]


Weekend detours coming for I-90 drivers heading across Lake Washington

Washington State Deparment of Transportation and Sound Transit                                                                                                            Project to add HOV lanes, ready I-90 for light rail kicks off construction This weekend, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation and Sound Transit will begin work on the final stage of a project to add carpool lanes to the outer roadways of […]


Long-term traffic impacts on SR 99: Lane closures as soon as March 7, for approx. 12 weeks

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program, WSDOT Beginning as soon as March 7, crews building the future north portal of the SR 99 tunnel will close a single lane in both directions of SR 99/Aurora Avenue North between Valley Street and the Aurora Bridge. Two lanes will be open in each direction while crews install foundations […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Reminder – Upcoming Closures on Mercer Street and Dexter Avenue North

The Seattle Department of Transportation reminds travelers of closures planned for this weekend and next week for the Mercer Corridor project. Full closure of westbound Mercer Street and Dexter Avenue N, February 13-16 Crews will complete concrete pours and move traffic off the temporary roadway along the south side of Mercer Street at Dexter Avenue […]


SDOT Hosting Community Session on Shoreline Street Ends Project today, Wednesday, Dec. 17

SDOT will host a community drop-in session today from 4 – 5:30 p.m. to gain public comment on one of nine sites included in the 2014-15 Shoreline Street Ends Program. The program aims to enhance public access to shorelines and improve habitat at over 140 locations where Seattle streets end at the water. The E […]


Weekend traffic: No large events; several construction closures

Traffic impacts in the Emerald City this weekend will likely be mostly construction related—there are no major special events scheduled. Several ongoing construction projects by SDOT and WSDOT will be…well…ongoing (in addition to long term SR99 Tunnel and Elliott Bay Seawall projects). Light rail service and the downtown bus tunnel will be closed on Saturday. […]


Weekend Traffic: Huskies, Seahawks and Sounders this weekend. Oprah Winfrey will be in Seattle as well.

Please note: the full closure of Mercer Street will be from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday. After a weekend with no SODO stadium games, this weekend there will be several. Husky Football is Saturday night, the Seahawks play Sunday afternoon, and the Sounders play Monday night. Thousands of people will attend Oprah’s The […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Continued work on Fifth Avenue North

Changes coming to Mercer Street in late November The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the following activities within the Mercer Corridor Project area: Expanded work hours on Fifth Avenue North between Republican and Harrison streets The previously announced, lane impacts on Fifth Avenue North between Republican and Harrison streets will be modified beginning […]


Construction Update: Street closures at Stone Way N and N 34th Street for drainage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:           Elaine Yeung, Strategic Communications Advisor, Seattle Public Utilities, 206.684.7823 The schedule for the North Transfer Station Project work at Stone Way North and North 34th Street has changed as listed below. This involves the 24-hour closure of Stone Way North over multiple days. It also involves a partial closure along the […]


Weekend Traffic: Watch out for trolls this Halloween weekend

We’ve heard that some are blaming recent traffic issues on a band of trolls visiting Seattle. It is true there are more collisions in Seattle during October than in any other month, but it is more likely due to changing weather and shortened days rather than mean-spirited trolls. The Seattle Department of Transportation advises people […]