Events Traffic Advisory for Monday, April 16 – Sunday, April 22

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city that may affect area traffic. The Mariners play Monday through Wednesday night games and a day game at 12:40 p.m. on Thursday at Safeco Field. Sounders play at CenturyLink Sunday at 1 p.m.

WSDOT weekend work: Several lanes and ramps will begin to close 9 p.m. Friday night, April 20, and reopen for the morning commute by 5 a.m. Monday morning, April 23 (See below for more details).

EVENTS

MONDAY, APRIL 16:

Seattle Mariners: Seattle Mariners host the Houston Astros at 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 20,000 people are expected to attend.

TUESDAY, APRIL 17:

Seattle Mariners: Seattle Mariners host the Houston Astros at 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 20,000 people are expected to attend.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18:

SCA 2018 Annual Expo: Specialty Coffee Association Annual Expo at Washington State Convention Center; event hours are 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

Seattle Mariners: Seattle Mariners host the Houston Astros at 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 20,000 are expected to attend.

THURSDAY, APRIL 19:

SCA 2018 Annual Expo: Specialty Coffee Association Annual Expo at Washington State Convention Center; event hours are 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

Seattle Mariners: Seattle Mariners host the Houston Astros at 12:40 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 20,000 are expected to attend. Please note that SPD will close the SB SR 99 exit to S. Atlantic St. for approximately 1 hour following the game.

FRIDAY, APRIL 20:

SCA 2018 Annual Expo: Specialty Coffee Association Annual Expo at Washington State Convention Center. Event hours are 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

Call of Duty World League: at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Event hours are 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

SATURDAY, APRIL 21:

Tenacious Ten: 10K and 10-mile runs start and finish at Gas Works Park. Participants will use streets and trails around Lake Union; event hours are 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. About 3,000 people are expected to participate.

SCA 2018 Annual Expo: Specialty Coffee Association Annual Expo at Washington State Convention Center. Event hours are 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

Call of Duty World League: at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Event hours are 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, APRIL 22:

SCA 2018 Annual Expo: Specialty Coffee Association Annual Expo at Washington State Convention Center. Event hours are 8 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

Call of Duty World League: at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Event hours are 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

Seattle Sounders: Seattle Sounders host the Minnesota United FC at 1 p.m. at CenturyLink Field. About 35,000 people are expected.

CONSTRUCTION

April 20 – 23: WSDOT Roadway work:

Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes from 9 p.m. Friday, April 20, to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, from the West Seattle Bridge to Olive Way. People using northbound I-5 should plan for major delays during this lane reduction.

Construction closure details
Several lanes and ramps will begin to close 9 p.m. Friday night, April 20, and reopen for the morning commute by 5 a.m. Monday morning, April 23.

  • Two lanes of northbound I-5 will remain open between the West Seattle Bridge and Olive Way from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.
  • A single lane will remain open each night from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • The Express Lanes will remain open in the northbound direction all weekend.

Ramp closures
The following ramps will be closed during the weekend construction:

  • Northbound I-5 off-ramp to the West Seattle Bridge, Spokane Street and Columbian Way
  • Columbian Way on-ramp to northbound I-5
  • Westbound I-90 on-ramp to northbound I-5
  • Eastbound I-90/Edgar Martinez Drive on-ramp to northbound I-5
  • Dearborn Street on-ramp to northbound I-5
  • University Street on-ramp to northbound I-5
  • Cherry Street on-ramp to northbound I-5

 

April 21 – 22: 4th Ave closed between University St. and Olive Way for crane work.