Update: Overnight Closures of Fauntleroy Expressway for Maintenance Beginning May 1

SDOT advises travelers that there will be overnight closures of the Fauntleroy Expressway (West Seattle Freeway) beginning on May 1 for up to three weeks for street light maintenance.

Starting at 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, travelers can expect the following:

  • The Expressway will be closed to westbound traffic west of Delridge Way SW
  • The Expressway will reopen at 5 a.m. the next morning.
    • If any Mariners baseball home games reach an expected attendance of 20,000 or more during this time, the Expressway closure will be delayed until 11 p.m.
  • Westbound traffic will detour to Delridge Way SW and follow a signed detour via SW Spokane St and SW Avalon Way
  • This work may be extended into the week of May 7 – 14, if necessary, until the work is completed.

SDOT appreciates the public’s patience while this work is completed.