Events Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, May 2 – Sunday, May 6

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city that may affect area traffic. The Mariners play tonight through Sunday at Safeco Field. WE Day is Thursday at KeyArena. Sounders play 1 p.m. Saturday at CenturyLink. There is a March of Dimes Walk at Seattle Center and the Fiesta Run in Capitol Hill, both are on Saturday. The Nordic Museum Opening is Saturday. Opening Day for Boat season is Saturday. A food truck competition is Sunday in Fremont.

EVENTS

WEDNEDAY, MAY 2:

Mariners vs. Oakland A’s: Seattle Mariners host the Athletics at 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 15,000 people are expected to attend.

THURSDAY, MAY 3:

WE Day

Mariners vs. Oakland A’s: Seattle Mariners host the Athletics at 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 15,000 people are expected to attend.

Khalid concert: WaMu Theater from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. About 7,000 people are expected to attend.

FRIDAY, MAY 4:

Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels

SATURDAY, MAY 5:

Opening Day of Boating Season Parade: Windermere Cup Crew Races on Montlake Cut run 10:20 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. The Parade of Boats runs 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will close the Montlake Bridge from approximately 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. About 5,000 people are expected to attend.

March of Dimes March for Babies: Seattle Center to downtown and back. The Walk starts at 9 a.m.  Route: from 2nd Ave. N. & Mercer St, east on Mercer, south on 5th Ave. N, south on Cedar St, south on 4th Ave. to University St, U-turn, north on 4th Ave, west on Denny Way, north on 2nd Ave. N. onto the Seattle Center campus. About 5,000 people are expected to participate.

Fiesta 5K Ole and Taco Truck Challenge: The 5K run on Capitol Hill streets starts at 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by Taco Truck Challenge in Volunteer Park 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. About 5,000 people are expected to participate.

Nordic Museum Grand Opening: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and community at 2655 NW Market St.  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., followed by musical performances from 1p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Grand Opening Concert runs 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. About 5,000 people are expected to participate.

Sounders vs. Columbus CrewCannabis Freedom March: Rally at Westlake Park from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. SPD will escort a short march on downtown streets at 1 p.m. About 400 people are expected to participate.

Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels: Seattle Mariners host the Angels at 6:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 30,000 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, MAY 6:

Taco Libre Truck Showdown: 40 food trucks will compete for the best taco-inspired dishes in Fremont along N Canal St between Phinney Ave N and 1st Ave NW. Event hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. About 10,000 people are expected to attend.

WWII Immortal Regiment Memorial Walk: March to commemorate the veterans and celebrate Allied Victory in World War II. 12:30 p.m. rally in Occidental Park followed by a 1:30 p.m. march to Seattle Center along 4th Ave. Festival will follow at Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheater from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. About 540 people are expected to attend.

Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels: Seattle Mariners host the Angels at 1:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 30,000 people are expected to attend.

CONSTRUCTION

Weekend Southbound Lane closures of Lake City Way:

Crews working on behalf of SDOT will be closing both southbound lanes of Lake City Way NE, just south of the intersection of NE 125th St, from 7 p.m. Friday, May 4 until 6 a.m. Monday, May 7. During this closure, motorists and pedestrians will be detoured around the construction zone, with the assistance of uniformed police officers. 

Events Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, April 4 – Sunday, April 8

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city that may affect area traffic. The Supercross is Saturday at CenturyLink Field. The Emerald City Ride on Sunday will have closures on northbound SR 99 from SODO through the city across the Aurora Bridge where the ride exits to Fremont, Wallingford, and the University District before heading south on the I-5 Express lanes to downtown surface streets where the ride ends in SODO.

EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4:

HAIM Concert: The concert starts at 8 p.m. at WaMu Theater, the doors open at 7 p.m. About 9,000 people are expected to attend.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7:

Supercross: There is a Pit Party in North Lot of CenturyLink Field from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The main event is at CenturyLink Field from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. About 40,000 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8:

Walk MS/Run MS : The annual fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The run and walk will start and finish at University of Washington’s E-1 parking lot. The 5K Run begins at 8 a.m. The walk begins at 10 a.m. The run route will use the Burke-Gilman Trail. The walk will use streets and trails between the E-1 lot and Gas Works Park. About 4,000 are expected to participate.

Emerald City Ride: Rides will start and finish on S. Royal Brougham Way & E. Frontage Rd. S. (to the west of Pyramid Alehouse). The 12-mile loop will travel on to northbound SR 99 at S Royal Brougham across the Aurora Bridge into Fremont, through Wallingford to the University District where riders will travel southbound on the I-5 Express lanes at NE 47th and 7th Ave NE. Riders travel south to downtown, exiting at 5th and Cherry, and then ride south on 5th Ave through the International District back to the finish at Pyramid Alehouse. The rides start at 7 a.m. and all roads will reopen by 11:30 a.m. About 8,000 are expected to participate.

CONSTRUCTION

WSDOT will close the northbound I-5 off-ramp to West Seattle Bridge/Spokane Street/Columbian Way this weekend.

Ballard Bridge Lane Northbound Closures on Tuesday, April 3 and Tuesday, April 10

SDOT is advising travelers that the northbound Curb lane of the Ballard Bridge will be closed for maintenance inspection from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Tuesday, April 3 and Tuesday, April 10. Please plan ahead for the scheduled inspections as it may cause travel delays during the hours of work. SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is being completed.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, travelers can expect:

  • The northbound curb lane will be closed from w Emerson St to Shilshole Ave NW (south approach across the moveable bridge span to the north approach)
  • Bike and pedestrian traffic will not be impacted
  • Marine traffic: The bridge will have normal marine traffic closures as SDOT is required to close the bridge to vehicle traffic and open for marine traffic crossings per federal law.
  • Work hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, travelers can expect:

  • The northbound curb lane will be closed from the southern approach across the moveable bridge span.
  • Bike and pedestrian traffic will not be impacted
  • Marine traffic: The bridge will have normal marine traffic closures as SDOT is required to close the bridge to vehicle traffic and open for marine traffic crossings per federal law.
  • Work hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Update: NW 95th Street and 8th Avenue NW intersection closed for emergency sewer repair work

From SPU:
Update: NW 95th Street and 8th Avenue NW intersection closed for emergency sewer repair work

SEATTLE— A contractor for Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) began an emergency sewer repair at the intersection of Northwest 95th Street and 8th Avenue Northwest on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. As work has progressed, traffic impacts have changed. Currently, Northwest 95th Street is closed between Dibble Avenue Northwest and 7th Avenue Northwest. There is no access to 8th Avenue Northwest from Northwest 95th Street. Eighth Avenue Northwest is closed between Northwest 92nd Street and Northwest 100th Street. Traffic is detoured around the site. Local access is maintained, but street parking is restricted within the closure area.

Current working hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, however, the intersection must be closed 24/7 so crews can monitor and maintain the sewer bypass system. Work is expected to last until early April, but schedule may change depending on the extent of the damaged pipes.

Learn more about Seattle Public Utilities, at: http://www.seattle.gov/util.

Seattle Public Utilities provides essential services. We deliver pure mountain drinking water, recycling and composting that lead the nation, and sewer and drainage systems to protect our local waterways. These services safeguard your health and our shared environment, and help keep Seattle the best place to live.

 

Contact: Katie McVicker, (206) 615-1159
24/7 Pager: (206) 997-5972
katie.mcvicker@seattle.gov

Ballard Bridge Lane Closures March 7, and March 12-16

SDOT Crews will have lanes closures on the Ballard Bridge for maintenance and cleaning. SDOT woul dlike to thank the public for its patience while this work is being completed.

March 7: Ballard Bridge maintenance will close the southbound curb lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The northbound curb lane will close from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

March 12 – 16: Ballard Bridge maintenance will close the northbound curb lane from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.