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Weekend traffic: Plan ahead for SR 99 closure; special events in several neighborhoods

Getting around in Seattle this weekend and early next week will be complicated by the closure of State Route 99, including the Alaskan Way Viaduct, to accommodate the demolition and replacement of the section of this highway that crosses above Broad Street. State Route 99 way will be closed to both directions of traffic from […]


New Mercer Street configuration begins tomorrow…

Beginning the morning of Thursday, Aug. 21, drivers will notice a shift in the configuration of Mercer Street as it crosses Dexter Avenue North. Mercer Street will be shifted south to allow for demolition of the bridge over Broad Street and utility work through the intersection for approximately one year. Turning movements and the number […]


Pavement repairs on 32nd Avenue NW start Wednesday, Aug. 20

Paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will replace concrete pavement panels on 32nd Avenue Northwest between Northwest 80th and Northwest 85th streets starting Wednesday, Aug. 20. Traffic on 32nd will be detoured to Northwest Loyal Way. The crews expect to complete work by Sept. 5. For information on bus services, look for Rider […]


Arbor Heights streets are getting a new surface treatment

Short-term street closures in Arbor Heights start today Beginning today, Monday, August 18, through Tuesday, August 26, drivers will have limited access to residential streets in the Arbor Heights neighborhood of West Seattle. Select blocks will be closed for two to four hours while crews apply an emulsion to the road surfaces and allow it […]


We’re painting while the sun shines.

Obey the signs–don’t drive on wet paint. Seattle drivers will soon have the benefit of repainted lines on major arterial streets throughout the city. Seattle Department of Transportation crews are out painting fresh stripes on major arterial streets—a total of 850 “lane miles”—on days when the weather is warm and dry enough for applying water-based […]


Portage Bay Place E. paving, Aug. 21

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will pave the 3200 block of Portage Bay Place East on Thursday, Aug. 21, if weather allows. Portage Bay will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.    


Roadway work on First Ave NE near Northgate, Aug. 20-21

First Avenue Northeast, from Northeast 112th  to Northeast 117th streets, will receive a new asphalt surface next week. Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will grind off the old surface and apply new asphalt on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 20 and 21, if weather permits. Traffic will be detoured using Meridian Avenue Northeast and […]


Pavement repairs coming to Third Avenue and Bell Street next week

The intersection of Third Avenue and Bell Street is in need of pavement repairs. Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will work there on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., closing Bell Street from Third to Fourth avenues. One lane of traffic will remain open in each direction on Third Avenue. […]


Pavement repair on Second Avenue scheduled for
Aug. 16 & 17

The Seattle Department of Transportation is filling cracks and joints and doing layout work along the east side of Second Avenue between Pike Street and Yesler Way this weekend. Work will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Aug. 16 and 17. The pavement repairs will make it safer and more comfortable for people […]


Paving SW Roxbury Street now scheduled for Aug. 19

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will pave Southwest Roxbury Street between 25th Avenue Southwest and 27th Avenue Southwest on Tuesday, Aug. 19, if weather permits. The work requires dry weather. One lane in each direction will remain open. Work hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Police Officers will assist with traffic. […]