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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 ]

Prepare for Travel Impacts Downtown on 1st Ave S and 3rd Ave

The #SeattleSqueeze continues this week, as demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and construction of new ORCA transit card readers impact travel to and through downtown. Read on and plan ahead for your next trip downtown! July 1 – August 4: NB Bus Stop Closure at 3rd Ave… [ Keep reading ]

Learn About Permit Programs for Park and Rides!

Many park and ride lots across the region fill up well before 7 a.m. on a typical weekday, so it can be hard to find parking at the station. To provide access for riders who can’t make it to the station so early, Sound Transit, King County Metro, and… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving in Seattle this week: June 24 – 30

We have a packed weekend ahead filled with culture and Pride! Here’s what’s happening around the city. Stay tuned for a detailed Pride post with travel and parade route details. W E D. J U N 26 Enchanting China: Enchanting China showcases the diversity of Peking Opera,… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: Changes to 1st Ave N for Seattle Center Arena Construction

Sidewalk and curb lane changes are being installed on 1st Ave N and a few intersecting streets as part of the Seattle Center Arena Renovation project. These changes allow access for truck hauling and construction staging, maintaining transit service, and separating people riding bikes from large trucks. Changes… [ Keep reading ]