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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 […]


Major lane closures on westbound I-90 begin on July 18

Washington State Department of Transportation Drivers have a little more than one week left to make plans for seven days of major lane closures along westbound Interstate 90 between Bellevue and Mercer Island. Beginning Friday, July 18, up to three westbound lanes on the interstate will be closed around the clock while contractor crews working […]


Northwest Market Street repair work, last two weekends of July

Paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will close Northwest Market Street from Greenwood Avenue North to Third Avenue Northwest on two weekends, July 19-20 and July 26-27, to replace broken concrete panels, if weather permits. Northwest Market Street will be closed from Saturday at 7 a.m. until Sunday at 7 p.m. on both […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Westbound Mercer Street closure; Changes coming to Dexter Avenue N Friday, July 11

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers about nighttime closures of westbound Mercer Street between Dexter Avenue N and Ninth Avenue on July 9 and 10. Nighttime closures of westbound Mercer Street between Dexter Avenue N and Ninth Avenue N scheduled for July 9 and 10 Starting today, Wednesday, July 9, and on Thursday, […]


Downtown paving this weekend, July 12-14

Street paving will be underway this weekend in three (now two) places downtown. For information about bus service, look for Rider Alert notices at bus stops as the date approaches; see Metro Online, or call (206) 553-3000. Third Avenue from Union to Seneca, and from Cherry to Yesler–Roadway Structures crews from the Seattle Department […]


College Way North pavement repair is underway in July

College Way North in front of the North Seattle Community College is getting some attention this month. Paving and landscaping crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation are working from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., closing the bike lane and shifting traffic away from work areas. One traffic lane remains open in each direction. Landscaping […]


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 […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Pedestrians & bicyclists shift to south side of Mercer rescheduled to July 3

Pedestrians and bicyclists being shifted to the south side of Mercer Street rescheduled for tomorrow, July 3 The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) announces that sidewalk changes for bicyclists and pedestrians on Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue N and Dexter Avenue N originally scheduled to occur today,  July 2, have been rescheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, […]