SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city through the weekend that will affect area traffic. Sound Transit’s U Link launch celebrations at Capitol Hill and UW stations are on Saturday. The Comedy Get Down concert is Saturday night at KeyArena. Seattle Sounders FC is playing Vancouver on Saturday evening at CenturyLink Field.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19th:
Sound Transit U Link Launch: Capitol Hill and UW light rail stations host grand opening celebrations from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Denny Way will be closed from Broadway to 10th Avenue E between 7a.m. and 6 p.m. for the Capitol Hill event. About 30,000 people are expected to attend.
The Comedy Get Down: Concert featuring five famous comedians starts at 8 p.m. at KeyArena. About 8,000 people are expected to attend.
Sounders vs. Whitecaps at CenturyLink Field: The match is Saturday, Mar. 19th at 7 p.m. About 40,000 people are expected to attend.
Norm Mah, SDOT