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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Mercer Corridor Project: Lane restrictions on Dexter Avenue N October 26-Reminder of weekend lane restrictions on Mercer Street and northbound Fifth Avenue N

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:               Rick Sheridan, Communications Director, 206.684.8540 The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers of the following activities within the Mercer Corridor Project Area: Lane restrictions on Dexter Avenue N between Roy and Republican streets October 26 On Sunday, October 26, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m., capacity will be reduced […]

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Nagle Place utility relocation to start as early as October 27

Starting as early as Monday, October 27, Sound Transit’s contractor will begin work on Nagle Place between Howell St. and E Pine St. to install underground utilities.This work will require sawing the pavement, jack hammering, excavation and paving equipment. The project will take approximately one month to complete. Work hours are from 7 a.m. through […]

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Mercer Corridor Project: Lane restrictions on Dexter Avenue N, October 26.Reminder of weekend lane restrictions on Mercer Street and northbound Fifth Avenue N

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers of the following activities within the Mercer Corridor Project Area:  Lane restrictions on Dexter Avenue N between Roy and Republican streets October 26 On Sunday, October 26, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m., capacity will be reduced on Dexter Avenue N for underground utility work and paving. […]

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PROJECT UPDATE: University Link Extension

Sound Transit Construction at a glance UW Capitol Hill Demolition 100% 100% Station Excavation 100% 100% Tunnel construction – TBM mining 100% 100% Tunnel Construction – Cross Passage Excavation and Lining 100% 100% Station construction 98% 71% Power Systems & Track (overall) – 49.5% 49.5% 49.5% U-Link Overall 88.9% *As of August 31, 2014 For […]

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Weekend traffic: think Huskies and Sounders!

It’s here—the colder weather we associate with fall sports will be just right for this weekend. If you are on the road, you will likely be sharing it with thousands of fans headed to football or soccer games. Husky fans will start the weekend with a Friday- night rally preceding their football game on Saturday […]

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