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Weekend traffic: Huskies, Mariners, Sounders, and more

There are plenty of events this weekend to consider when planning your travel routes around the city. This is especially on Saturday when you will likely be sharing the road with travelers headed to one of four major events: the Seattle Aids Walk on Capitol Hill, the Sounders playing at Century Link Field, the Huskies […]

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Is it legal to drive over a double yellow line?

Q: What is the law regarding left turns across double yellow lines? To get into work, most people at my company turn left across double yellow solid lines, which to my knowledge is illegal. Is it illegal at all times, or is it allowed when “it is safe to do so”? I’ve heard different accounts […]

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Emergency sewer work continues on Melrose Ave.

Seattle Public Utilities Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is continuing emergency sewer work on the sewer mainline that crosses I-5 from Melrose Avenue to Eastlake Avenue south of East Denny Way. SPU’s contractor recently inserted a new lining into the pipe and is in the process of finishing the project during September and early October. Once […]

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Much of SDOT’s annual street maintenance work is now completed

With fall beginning and rain becoming more frequent, the Seattle Department of Transportation is winding down its annual preventative maintenance and street paving programs that require dry weather. Microsurfacing and crack sealing are the processes that are the most weather sensitive. SDOT completed its second ever microsurfacing project this summer in the Arbor Heights neighborhood […]

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Lane closure on the Spokane Street Viaduct, Sept. 25

The Seattle Department of Transportation will repair spalls on the roadway of the South Spokane Street Viaduct (the elevated roadway between I-5 and the West Seattle Bridge) on Thursday, Sept. 25.  The left lane eastbound from SR 99 to Fourth Avenue South will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Drivers are advised to […]

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Mercer Corridor Project: Lane restrictions on southbound Dexter Avenue North postponed

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers that the previously announced lane restrictions on southbound Dexter Avenue North between Roy and Mercer streets for Sept. 22-26 have been postponed due to anticipated poor weather. A new date will be announced when the work is rescheduled.

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Full overnight closures of I-5 in south Seattle Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights

Washington State Department of Transportation Traffic Advisory Full overnight closures of I-5 in south Seattle Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights Heads up night owls! Beginning Friday, Sept. 19, to the morning of Monday, Sept. 22, both directions of I-5 between SR 599 and South Boeing Access Road will close nightly so Seattle City Light can […]

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Community Groups and Businesses to Create Temporary Mini-Parks for PARK(ing) Day 2014

WHAT:  Fifty Park(ing) Day sites convert on-street parking spaces into public spaces for annual PARK(ing) Day event WHEN:  Friday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: A map of all PARK(ing) Day installations in Seattle can be found at http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/seattleparkingday.htm PARK(ing) Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of a sustainable, livable and healthy […]

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Mercer Corridor Project update: Lane closures on Dexter; pedestrian changes on Fifth

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the following activities within the Mercer Corridor Project area:  Lane restrictions on southbound Dexter Avenue North between Roy and Mercer streets, Sept. 22-26 Southbound Dexter Avenue North will be restricted to one lane between Roy and Mercer streets for underground sewer work next week, weather permitting. This […]

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Rescheduled: Overnight SR 99 closures in downtown Seattle

Washington State Department of Transportation Traffic Advisory We’ve reached that time of year where fickle weather starts playing a bigger role in our construction projects. Due to expected rain tonight, we will not be closing all southbound lanes of SR 99 between S. Atlantic and S. Spokane Streets as originally planned. Full southbound closures are […]

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