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It’s Game Day – Avoid the Delays!

Traveling to, from, or around the stadiums? Don’t get stuck in traffic!


Whether you’re #TruetotheBlue or a proud member of the #12s and you’re headed to the game, or if you’re just trying to get through town, we’ve got the information that you need to know.


During concerts, games, and other events at T-Mobile Park and CenturyLink Field, thousands of people are traveling to and through the SODO neighborhood. These events have a huge impact on travel times, as certain streets are closed to cars, restricting the ways people can get through.


We encourage you to try taking different modes of transportation to get to and from the stadiums, shifting your travel times, and avoiding drive-alone trips through the neighborhood during events. Check out our new map showing the high-impact area of the stadiums during event days along with which streets are closed, as well as access to and detours around SR 99, and find links to tools to help you plan your trip below!


Our new map showing street closures and traffic impacts in SODO after stadium events is here to help you.



Check out our Street Closures and Traffic Impacts in SODO After Stadium Events map, which shows the high impact area for traffic after an event at the stadiums. Please note: while there are closures for drivers through the area, streets will remain open to buses. Another great reason to take public transportation!


Plan ahead and see all of your travel options using resources from Sound Transit, King County Metro, CenturyLink Field, T-Mobile Park, and yours truly!


Link light rail is a reliable and fun way to travel to and through downtown.


Choosing different modes of transportation, such as riding the bus, Link Light Rail, streetcar, water taxi, Sounder Train, biking, or walking, are all great options to reduce your travel time and keep your game day spirits high. If you’re riding Link light rail or King County Metro buses, try TransitGO to buy bus, light rail, and water taxi tickets ahead of time.


Visit these alert webpages where you can view and signup for alerts, such as game-day temporary stop changes, reroutes, and more!


Sound Transit



Sign up for Sound Transit’s Service Alerts, which provide email and text alerts with construction and event revision information. You can also visit Sound Transit’s webpages with updates on traveling to MarinersSounders, and Seahawks games by taking the Sounder Train, Link light rail, and ST Express buses!



King County Metro



Sign up for King County Metro’s Alerts, which provide updates to King County Metro service via email or text. You can also visit King County Metro’s webpages with updates on travel to and from Mariners,  Sounders, and Seahawks games using Metro’s handy Trip Planner tool!



Seattle Streetcar



Take the First Hill Line, which connects Capitol Hill, the Chinatown-International District, and Pioneer Square. Use the stops at 5th & Jackson (Japantown) or the Occidental Mall (Pioneer Square) to access the stadiums and avoid traffic!



CenturyLink Field



CenturyLink Field has its own directions guide! But this isn’t the only resource to help you get to and from the stadiums. The Seahawks transportation guide includes information about parking, public transportation, ride share, and other ways to get to and from the stadium. And the Seattle Sounders also has a transportation guide, with traffic alerts, transportation maps, ways to plan your trip using different modes of transportation, and more.



T-Mobile Park



Check out the Mariners’ guide to getting to T-Mobile Park, complete with driving and parking directions, public transportation options, and information for accessible drop-off and pick-up locations.



Don’t forget to check our traffic cameras and Twitter feed for real-time travel information and know before you go.


Always check our Travelers’ Map before you head out the door! You can check current traffic conditions on one of our over 200 traffic cameras, as well as get alerts about construction and other incidents impacting traffic.


The camera at 4th Ave S and I-90 gives a great view of one of our dynamic messaging signs. Go to for more traffic cameras across Seattle.


Follow us on Twitter at @SDOTTraffic, where we post real-time traffic and incident information.


Thanks for doing your part to plan your trip during the #SeattleSqueeze and beyond!