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We’re back to traveling more in the dark. Reminders to be safe on the street as daylight saving time ends.

This coming Sunday, November 6 is the end of daylight saving time, which brings us an extra hour of sleep! However, shorter days ahead mean more of us are commuting during times when visibility is especially challenging. Traveling in the dark means drivers will need to take steps to avoid… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert | Fremont Bridge closing overnight on October 28-29 for bridge deck maintenance

Editor’s Note (Oct. 25): Our crews completed significant work during the first overnight closure (October 21-22), but need another overnight closure to complete the planned bridge deck maintenance work. The next closure is scheduled from 11:59 p.m. Friday, October 28 to 6:00 a.m. Saturday, October 29. Details at-a-glance: The Fremont… [ Keep reading ]

Vice President Kamala Harris is visiting Seattle this week. Please be aware of possible travel delays and detours during her visit.

Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to visit Seattle this Tuesday and Wednesday (October 25-26). During vice presidential visits, the U.S. Secret Service has the authority to provide security, including requiring intermittent closures of freeways and streets. The flow of buses and cars in downtown Seattle and around the region… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | Overnight lane reductions on Alaskan Way between Columbia and Madison streets begin September 19

We are happy to announce that the Waterfront Seattle Program team is reaching another exciting construction phase! Starting overnight on Monday, September 19, assembly of the falsework to support the new Marion St Bridge will be installed over Alaskan Way. This falsework, or temporary support structure, will allow for work… [ Keep reading ]

From live music to neighborhood festivals, weekend fun is just a train, bus, bike, or scooter ride away with our travel tips!

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Day In Day Out Festival Madaraka Festival Othello Park International Festival Alki Beach Pride Home soccer games Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Happy mid-August, Seattle! The summer is flying by,… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | Traffic shifting onto new Alaskan Way lanes between Marion and Union streets along the Seattle waterfront

The Waterfront Seattle Program is reaching yet another milestone! Overnight on Monday, July 18 we will open five more blocks of the new Alaskan Way which means travel lanes will shift east from the current street to the newly-rebuilt street, between Marion and Union streets. These new improvements along the… [ Keep reading ]

Know before you go: quick travel tips for a busy 4th of July weekend

This weekend is the 4th of July – often a busy time for summer travel, and also a weekend full of summer construction and events. WSDOT’s Revive I-5 work continues this weekend to replace aging expansion joints on I-5 near downtown Seattle, and we have work planned on the Spokane… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Transit Measure | We’re adding bus-only lanes on sections of Rainier Ave S to make transit more reliable and help save you time

Please note: this blog post is also available in additional languages via the links below, including Spanish, Amharic, Somali, Tigrinya, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Chinese (Traditional), and Arabic: Seattle Transit Measure (Iniciativa de transporte público) | Estamos agregando carriles exclusivos para autobuses en secciones de Rainier Ave S para hacer que el… [ Keep reading ]

Weekend travelers: Expect traffic & consider riding transit if you plan to attend Seattle Pride festivities, with Revive I-5 and other construction scheduled this weekend

Travelers, please be aware. If you plan to attend this weekend’s Seattle Pride Parade, we encourage you to have fun, but leave yourself extra travel time to and from the event as WSDOT’s Revive I-5 work resumes this weekend. The essential I-5 maintenance work means increased traffic congestion as crews… [ Keep reading ]

Headed to the Fremont Fair this weekend? Consider taking transit, biking, walking, or rolling, and leave yourself extra travel time!

The Fremont Fair is one of Seattle’s iconic community celebrations, ringing in the start of summer over the solstice weekend with 300+ craft vendors, the annual solstice parade, live local music, delicious food and drink options, and more. We encourage anyone planning to attend the event to plan ahead and… [ Keep reading ]