What’s Moving Seattle | This Week

This week in Seattle are many Mariners games, plus a Sounders and a Huskies game. Concerts and festivals are in the mix, along with walking for good causes and an emergency response test to ensure sound understanding of our new tunnel…

Monday

Image from www.centurylinkfield.com/event/rise-against/

 

Tuesday

Image by Mariners Baseball | www.mlb.com/mariners

 

Wednesday

Image by Mariners Baseball | www.mlb.com/mariners

 

Thursday

Image by WSDOT | Tunnel rendering.

 

Friday

Image from www.biteofbroadview.com/

 

Saturday

Image by Center for Wooden Boats | cwb.org/events

 

Sunday

Image by KeyArena | www.keyarena.com

 

Construction information.

  • September 23 – 27: Ramp closure of 9th Ave and Pike St. Express Ramp, 9 PM – 4 AM nightly, for work on Washington State Convention Center  layover loop.
  • September 27: Closure of 6th Ave N between Thomas and Mercer streets, and closure of Harrison St between 6th Ave N and SR 99, for effort to test tunnel emergency response.
  • September 28 – 29: 35th Ave NE will be fully closed, between NE 65th and 75th streets for paving.
  • September 28 – 29: Rainier Square Mat Pour, 10 PM Friday – 4 PM Saturday, closing:
    • 5th Ave, University to Pike streets;
    • 4th Ave, Seneca to Union streets;
    • University St, 3rd to 5th avenues; and
    • Union St, 4th to 6th avenues.
  • September 29: 7th Ave will be closed from Lenora St to Blanchard St, 7 AM – 5 PM, for crane work. Bicycle, pedestrian and access Amazon buildings will be maintained.
  • September 30: Ramp closure of 9th Ave and Pike St. Express Ramp, 9 PM – 4 AM for work on Washington State Convention Center  layover loop.

 

Reality check…

WSDOT image | Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program

  • The reality of a 3-week SR 99 closure is on the horizon. With a confirmed date of January 11, 2019, now is the time to be sure you’re prepared!

 

More info…

 

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King County’s Get Ready website

There’s no way around it—getting around Seattle is going to be tricky during the SR 99 closure. Expect traffic delays and be prepared for full buses during peak travel times. Check out the travel options below that can help you get around in anticipation of the new SR 99 tunnel opening.

 

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