Lane Closures on Northbound I-5 Exit to Seneca Street February 12 – 16

SDOT advises travelers that the northbound I-5 exit to Seneca St will be reduced to one lane during overnights from Monday night, February 12 through Friday morning, February 16. These closures will accommodate repair and construction of curb ramps for the 6th Ave Paving Project on the SW and two SE corners of 6th Ave and Seneca St. This work is weather-dependent and may be rescheduled if necessary.

From Monday night, February 12 to Friday morning, February 16, travelers can expect:

  • Works hours are nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • The northbound I-5 exit to Seneca St will be reduced to one lane nightly
  • Increased noise should be expected for short time periods as concrete is removed; the loudest work is anticipated between 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Bus stops will remain open and accessible
  • Access to businesses, hotels, and residences on 6th Ave will be maintained throughout construction

For more information on this project, please visit: https://www.seattle.gov/transportation/pave_6th.htm.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the construction outreach team at 6thAvePaving@seattle.gov or (206) 727-3669. SDOT would like to that the public for its patience while this work is completed.

Events in Seattle: Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 11

Flowers, Swan Lake and the Year of the Dog

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers of the following events and construction projects that may affect getting around the City this week.

Events

February 7 – 11 The Northwest Flower and Garden Show is at the Washington State Convention Center, Wednesday through Sunday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. About 25,000 people are expected to attend each day.

February 8 – 11 The Seattle RV Show is at CenturyLink Field Event Center Thursday through Sunday. Show hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Sunday. About 4,000 are expected to attend each day.

February 8 – 11 Pacific Northwest Ballet presents Swan Lake at McCaw Hall. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. About 3,000 people are expected at each performance.

February 11 Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring a traditional lion dance, martial arts demonstrations, and cultural dances. S King St will be closed between 6th and 7th Ave S, and Maynard Ave S will be closed between S Weller and S Jackson St from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. About 5,000 people are expected.

Construction

February 6 – 8 Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) crews will reduce southbound I-5 to one lane between Boylston Ave E and Mercer St from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly. The southbound I-5 off-ramp to Mercer St will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

February 6 – 11 Seattle City Light crews working on the Denny Substation Project will close the right lane of eastbound Denny Way between Fairview Ave and Minor Ave weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

February 9 through May: Lane closures on 1st Ave S south of Railroad Way S. Seattle City Light crews will install a new electrical duct bank along 1st Avenue S between S Royal Brougham Way and Railroad Way S. One lane in each direction will be maintained during work hours, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends.

February 9 – February 11 Stewart St will be down to one lane at 7th Ave from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for work on the 7th Ave Mobility Improvements Project.

February 10 Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) crews will close the Mercer St on-ramp to southbound I-5 from 11:59 p.m. to 7 a.m. for installation of ramp metering equipment.

West Seattle Traffic Signal Updates on SW Admiral and California Ave SW

SDOT advises travelers that work is being done at six intersections in West Seattle to install new traffic control components so that they are compatible with the latest traffic control operating system. The new equipment will allow improved system operations and updated pedestrian crossing times. This work is a part of collaboration with community feedback over pedestrian crossing times along SW Admiral Way and California Way SW. Work is scheduled for Tuesday, February 6.

What to expect:

  • Revised signal operation timings and updated pedestrian crossing cycle length during a.m. peak, p.m. peak, and off-peak hours.
  • The locations are as follows:
    • 41st Ave SW and SW Admiral Way
    • 42nd Ave SW and SW Admiral Way
    • California Ave SW and SW Admiral Way
    • California Ave SW and SW Lander St
    • California Ave SW and SW Stevens St
    • California Ave SW and SW Hanford St

SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.

Events Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, Jan. 30 – Sunday, Feb. 4

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events in the city that may affect traffic. The Seattle Boat Show continues through Saturday with events at CenturyLink Field Event Center, Bell Harbor Marina and in South Lake Union.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30 – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3:

Seattle Boat Show continues at three locations. CenturyLink Field Event Center hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Bell Harbor Marina and South Lake Union hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. About 50,000 people are expected to attend throughout the show.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2 – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3:

Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents Swan Lake at McCaw Hall. Performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. About 2,900 people are expected to attend each performance.

Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Wildwood Pl intersection south of Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal to Close for Construction

SDOT advises travelers that contractors will close the intersection of Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Wildwood Place, just south of the Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal, beginning Monday morning, February 5, through Monday, February 19.  Crews will replace concrete road panels at the intersection, and install a curb ramp on the northeast corner.

Between 7 a.m. on Monday, February 5 and 5 p.m. on Monday, February 19, travelers can expect:

  • The intersection of Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Wildwood Place to be closed in all directions.
  • Signed detours will be in place:
    • Motorists exiting the ferry terminal wanting to head southbound will be directed to go northbound on Fauntleroy Way, turn right on SW Morgan St, and right onto 35th Ave SW to head southbound to their destination.
  • King County Metro’s Rapid Ride C Line will be detoured along SW Trenton St and 45th Ave SW.
    • There will be No Parking on either side of SW Trenton St between Fauntleroy Way SW and 45th Ave SW.
    • There will be No Parking on the west side of 45th Ave SW for 100 feet in both directions of SW Director St.
    • Temporary parking restrictions are necessary for the detour bus route.
    • Check Metro’s Alerts & Updates page for additional bus route information.
  • Construction will occur Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday construction may be required to finish within the scheduled timeframe.

SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.