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Seattle Area Alerts

As of 5/27/2017 1:13 AM
Blocking Incidents
  • None reported
Construction Closures
  • Until further notice - A single lane in either direction of SR 202/ 131st Avenue Northeast between SR 522 and Northeast 177th Place will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. On Fridays, a single lane will be closed from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Until further notice - Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes and detoured to a median bypass lane between Starbird Road and SR 534 over Fisher Creek. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph.
Special Events
  • Sunday morning, May 28th 2017, the Emerald City Ride will close all Eastbound lanes of SR 520 between SR 513/Montlake Blvd and 84th Ave NE, from 5:15 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. The SR 513/Montlake Blvd On-Ramp to westbound SR 520 will also be closed from 5:15 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturday May 27 – A Sounders FC match against Portland Timbers that begins at noon at CenturyLink Field will cause additional congestion on highways leading into Seattle, including I-5, I-90, SR 520 and SR 99.
  • The Emerald Bike Ride will close the I-5 Express Lanes Sunday morning, May 28, 2017. The I-5 Express Lanes will reopen to southbound vehicle traffic by 10:30 a.m.
  • The I-90 Express Lanes will close on Sunday, May 28, 2017, for the Emerald Bike Ride. The I-90 Express Lanes will reopen to westbound vehicle traffic by 1:00 p.m. The two left lanes (HOV and adjacent lane)of westbound I-90 Mainline between Bellevue Way SE and I-5 will also close for the event from 5:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Flammable cargo is prohibited on I-90 eastbound & westbound from Rainier Ave S (MP 3) to Island Crest Way (MP 7).
  • Sunday morning, May 28th 2017, uniformed officers will intermittently control intersection traffic at SR 547/South Pass Rd to allow the Ski to Sea Race westbound riders on South Pass Rd to safely cross through the intersection. This traffic control will take place between 7:30 a.m. and approximately 11:00 a.m.
  • The annual Ski to Sea Race will close both directions of SR 542 between Silver Lake Rd and the Mount Baker Ski Area on Sunday morning, May 28th 2017, from 7:15 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

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