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

NE Northlake Way and NE Pacific St Closed between 7th Ave Ne and Brooklyn Ave NE, Saturday, March 10 to Sunday, March 11

SDOT is advising travelers that NE Northlake Way and NE Pacific St will be closed between 7th Ave NE and Brooklyn Ave NE (NE Pacific St becomes NE Northlake Way west of Eastlake Pl NE) for significant paving work. This work will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, March 10 through Sunday, March 11. All Detour routes will have signs at every intersection for drivers to follow.

Travelers can expect:

  • N Northlake Way will be closed to all traffic at 7th Ave NE (eastbound).
  • NE Pacific St will be closed from Brooklyn Ave NE to Eastlake Pl NE (then NE Northlake is closed to 7th Ave NE).
  • Westbound NE Pacific St traffic will be detoured northbound at Brooklynn Ave NE, then at NE Campus Parkway they will take a left and follow that back to NE 40th and then they will turn right on 6th Ne and that will take them back to NE Northlake Way.
  • All parking on N Northlake Way from 7th Ave NE east to where it becomes NE Pacific St to NE Boat St be restricted. “No Parking” signs will be placed 3 days before the parking restrictions begin.
  • Uniformed Police officers will be directing traffic at NE Northlake Way at 7th Ave NE, and at NE Pacific St at Brooklyn Ave NE.
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    SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is being completed.

15th Ave NW Northbound Lane Closure at NW 85th St for Concrete work on Saturday, March 3

SDOT is advising travelers that SDOT Crews will be closing the northbound curb lane of 15th Ave NW at NW 85th St (north of the intersection) to replace concrete panels on Saturday March 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What to expect:

  • The Northbound curb lane of NW 15th Ave NW will be closed north of the NW 85th St intersection.
  • The Rapid Ride bust stop adjacent to the Walgreens will be relocated to the north of project adjacent to the Value Village.
  • The crosswalk on the north side of NW 85th Street will be closed. Pedestrians will be directed to cross 15th Ave NW on the south side of NW 85th St.
  • Uniformed police officers will be onsite to direct traffic.

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