Seattle Area Incidents

Seattle Area Alerts

As of 8/28/2015 8:01 PM

Blocking Incidents
  • On I-5 southbound at Mercer St (MP 167) there is a collision blocking the ramp and the right lane. Fire Assistance and the State Patrol have arrived on the scene.
  • Both directions of SR 20, the North Cascades Highway, are tentatively scheduled to reopen at noon Sunday, Aug. 30. Before traveling on Sunday, Aug. 30, please call the North Cascades Highway hotline at 360-707-5055 to confirm whether the highway has opened.
Construction Closures
  • The Northeast 70th Street on-ramp to northbound I-405 will be closed from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. for striping work. This work is weather dependent.
  • Up to four lanes of northbound I-405 between SR 520 and Northeast 70th Street will be closed from 7 p.m. to noon between SR 520 and Northeast 70th Street for striping work. This work is weather dependent.
  • Through September 25 - Both directions of SR 9 at Lake Creek will be closed until late September for culvert replacement and bridge construction. A detour is in place.
  • Effective through Winter 2016: Canada Border Services Agency has made changes to its Aldergrove border crossing that could result in back-ups on SR 539. Processing has been reduced from three lanes to two. Drivers should consider using the Sumas, Pacific Highway or Peace Arch border crossings to avoid delays.
  • Tuesday, July 14 - Both directions of SR 542 at Squalicum Lake Road will close at 12:01 a.m. until late September for culvert replacement work. A signed detour will be in place.
Special Events
  • Thursday, Aug. 27, to Sunday, Sept. 6 – The Evergreen State Fair that begins at 10 a.m. daily at Evergreen State Fairgrounds will cause additional congestion on highways leading into Monroe, including US 2, SR 203 and SR 522.
  • Friday, Aug. 28 – A Peter Frampton concert that begins at 6:30 p.m. at Marymoor Park will cause additional congestion on highways leading into Redmond, including SR 202 and SR 520.
  • The City of Monroe will conduct traffic control operations on both directions of US 2 at the Cascade View Drive intersection for the Snohomish County Evergreen State Fair. This traffic control will take place from Thursday, August 27 through Monday, September 7 2015. Drivers should expect heavy congestion on SR 522, SR 203 and US 2 in the vicinity of the fairgrounds.
  • Friday, Aug. 28 – A Seattle Storm game that begins at 7 p.m. at KeyArena will cause additional congestion on highways leading into Seattle, including I-5, I-90, SR 520 and SR 99.
  • Friday, Aug. 28 – The PAX Prime event that begins at 10 a.m. at the Washington State Convention Center will cause additional congestion on highways leading into Seattle, including I-5, I-90, SR 520 and SR 99.

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