The route extends 10.7 miles between the University St. exit on I-5 in downtown
Seattle and NE 8th St. on I-405 in downtown Bellevue.
Other routes include using the SR 520 bridge from Seattle to Bellevue.
View the Express Lane schedules
for I-5 and the I-90 bridge.
View today's average and
current travel times for this and other Seattle Area commutes.
Weekends are generally less congested. Average travel time is typically the same
as a trip taken on a weekday during non-peak hours.
Plan Your Commute
We recommend using the archived traffic maps
if you are planning a future trip. By viewing a number of archived maps,
you can develop a feel for the variety of traffic conditions you might encounter.
WSDOT is working to improve safety and decrease congestion on I-5. For details,
view the I-5 construction project.
As roads are improved, you may experience increases in commute times due to the