March 5 and 7, tomorrow and Thursday, 5th grade students from around the region will attend Seattle Symphony Arts in Education concerts at Benaroya Hall. There will be two concerts on each day between 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
On Tuesday, a total of 62 buses will be dropping off and picking up the 4,180 students attending the concerts. On Thursday, 4,675 students will be attending and arriving and leaving via 82 buses. Both days the buses will begin arriving before 10 a.m. and leaving the area by 1:30 p.m. The buses will park on streets adjacent to the hall located at 200 University Street.
Motorists can expect congestion in the vicinity of Benaroya Hall and should watch for Seattle Police who will be directing students across the streets to and from the concerts.
contact: Peg Nielsen, 206-684-8114