Events Traffic Advisory for Friday, April 3 – Wednesday, April 8

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of events happening around the city through the weekend and into next week that will add to area traffic.

Sakura-Con runs Friday through Sunday at the Convention Center; added downtown traffic is expected.

Seattle Sounders FC plays Houston Saturday at the CenturyLink Field at 7 p.m.

The Seattle Mariners’ season opener is Monday, April 6 at 1:10 p.m. at Safeco Field and heavy traffic is expected in and around the game. The southbound SR99 exit to South Atlantic Street will be closed around the 8th inning until about one hour after the end of the game to allow game traffic to flow out of the area. Go M’s!

WASHINGTON STATE CONVENTION CENTER:

Sakura-Con runs Friday through Sunday, April 3- 5. The convention is expected to have 18,000 attendees each day. Here’s their link: http://www.sakuracon.org/

CENTURYLINK FIELD:

Seattle Sounders FC vs. Houston Dynamo match is Saturday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. About 37,000 people are expected to attend.

SAFECO FIELD:

The Mariners’ season opener on Monday, April 6 at 1:10 p.m. vs. LA Angels with about 46,000 people expected.

Mariners vs. LA Angels on Tuesday, April 7 at 7:10 p.m. with about 21,000 people expected.

Mariners vs. LA Angels on Wednesday, April 8 at 7:10 p.m. with about 20,000 people expected.

 

Norm Mah, SDOT