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September 12: S Dearborn St Closes for Viaduct Demolition

WSDOT crews will close S Dearborn St and narrow 1st Ave S to two lanes beginning Thursday, September 12 in order to remove the remaining section of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. S Dearborn St will be closed for up to 10 days while crews remove the viaduct overhead. Plan… [ Keep reading ]

Upcoming Intersection Closures at SW Avalon Way and 35th Ave SW

What’s happening on SW Avalon Way and 35th Ave SW? SW Avalon Way and 35th Ave SW in West Seattle are seeing major improvements! This past April, as a part of the SW Seattle Paving: 35th/Avalon Project, construction began to make safety and transit improvements for people walking, bicycling, driving… [ Keep reading ]

Relief is coming for 1st Ave S buses to West Seattle.

We’re nearly 9 months into the #SeattleSqueeze & getting around parts of Seattle continues to be a real challenge. West Seattle and Pioneer Square have both taken the brunt of construction-related traffic impacts this past year, and so people who rely on buses traveling through both of these neighborhoods… [ Keep reading ]

Alaskan Way Viaduct Construction Impacts on Alaskan Way and Denny Way

In case you missed it, check out this helpful information from the Washington State Department of Transportation about impacts to Alaskan Way and Denny Way as part of the Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition and the North Surface Streets connections! Check it out ??? The viaduct is shrinking along Seattle’s waterfront and the… [ Keep reading ]

Cowen Park Bridge Seismic Improvements Coming This Fall!

We are preparing to make seismic improvements to the Cowen Park Bridge to reduce the bridge’s vulnerability to earthquakes. Plan ahead and prepare for impacts to travel. Here’s what you can expect: SCHEDULE Construction on the Cowen Park Bridge is anticipated to begin this fall 2019 and… [ Keep reading ]

August 12: 5th Ave NE Closure for Link Light Rail Construction

If you’re traveling through North Seattle, prepare for a long-term closure of 5th Ave NE between NE 130th St and NE 145th St! This closure is to provide space for crews to build the elevated guideway for the Lynnwood Link light rail extension. Here’s what you can expect:… [ Keep reading ]

Plan ahead for Fairview Ave N. Bridge detour prep work on Aloha St, July-September

Starting the week of July 22, 2019, the Fairview Ave N Bridge Replacement Project will begin detour preparation work along Aloha Street, as they get ready for Fairview Ave N Bridge closure and replacement this fall. Here’s what you can expect: The work is needed to support safety… [ Keep reading ]

Prepare for Travel Impacts on 5th Ave from July-August for Rainier Square

Crews will be blocking the west lane on 5th Ave between Union St and University St from 9 AM to 3 PM, Monday-Friday to remove the guardrail beginning on Monday, July 22. While this will impact travel for up to a few weeks, putting this structure in place… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: August 10-11: Lane Reductions on SR 99 Aurora Bridge

This blog post was updated on July 12. Dates of work have changed from July 12-14 to August 10-11. Prepare for another weekend of lane reductions for pavement preservation work on the SR 99 Aurora Bridge. From Friday night until Monday morning, contractor crews working for the… [ Keep reading ]

This Independence Day, free yourself from traffic by planning ahead.

This Thursday is the 4th of July, which means busy streets, busy sidewalks, and busy bodies. We want you to enjoy the holiday, so we’ve put together this guide to help you plan ahead and avoid traffic. No one wants to watch the fireworks through a line of bumper… [ Keep reading ]