SDOT advises travelers that on Tuesday, May 1, a number of planned demonstrations and rallies are expected to significantly impact transit and traffic around the city throughout the day. Please plan ahead for delays due to larger than normal crowds along demonstration routes and potential traffic disruptions.
There is also a Mariners game at Safeco Field at 7:10 p.m. with about 15,000 people expected to attend, so please also expect normal game day traffic. SDOT would to thank the public for its patience.
On Tuesday, May 1, travelers can expect at least the following permitted demonstrations:
Annual May Day March for Workers and Immigrant Rights
Rally at Judkins Park at 11 a.m. followed by a march from Judkins Park to 2 Ave and Spring St at 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Marchers will leave Judkins Park located at 20th Ave S and S Dearborn St and travel north on 20th Ave to S Jackson St; west on S Jackson St to 4th Ave; north on 4th Ave to Madison St; west on Madison St to 2 Ave; north on 2 Ave ending at Spring St. Seattle Police will use rolling closures around the routes as they proceed. (Note: This route is subject to change.)