Updates on Regional Impacts

Snow & Ice in Seattle – It Takes a City!

Yep! We’re in for more snow. Snow in Seattle – it doesn’t happen often, but when it does (“Yaaay – snow days!” said all the kids in Seattle), it can impact our transportation system and the way we all get around. In Seattle, some winters bring heavy snowfall and other years see no snow accumulation […]

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It’s cold, Seattle. The forecast shows snow continuing throughout the night, especially after midnight. Expect about 1-2″ of snow accumulation with more at higher elevations in the city. Many routes have a mix of conditions. Some lanes are bare and wet while some portions of all routes have compact snow and slush. As the temperature continues […]

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The snow is falling and a winter weather advisory remains in place until 1 PM this afternoon. To maintain access to essential services, we’ve been pre-treating streets, plowing snow, and working closely with our partners. Follow our progress and see where our plows have been. View our traffic cameras on our interactive Winter Weather Response Map (for best […]

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As we say #GoodbyeViaduct and hello to the new SR #99Tunnel, we’re preparing for more changes to traffic patterns downtown. We’re almost there! When the new SR 99 tunnel opens, which is on schedule to open before the morning commute Monday, February 4, traffic patterns will change as travelers encounter this new tunnel and new […]

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Photos: View From Above #Realign99

Aerial images captured by one of our own. This picture of the fading sunlight over Seattle’s cityscape seems appropriate for us as we sunset a part of Seattle’s history (#GoodbyeViaduct, we will miss you) and prepare for the present/future (hello, #99Tunnel) in the coming days. This is truly a new season of thriving changes for […]

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2 weeks down, 1 to go until the new SR 99 tunnel opens! We’re almost there! Crews are completing the final work needed to realign the SR 99 highway into the new tunnel below downtown Seattle. We are so grateful to everyone who changed their commute during this time – these two weeks have proved […]

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#SeattleSqueeze Tip: Disperse!

Hello, week 3 of the #Realign99 closure and the #SeattleSqueeze! And thanks to you all for continuing to be nimble and patient as we move through this together. We’re in the home stretch of the SR 99 closure before the new tunnel opens below downtown Seattle, and we need everyone to keep doing what you’re […]

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TGIF & HIGH FIVE Seattle! Two weeks down, one more to go. We’re officially two weeks into the SR 99 closure, which means there’s only about one more week before the new SR 99 tunnel opens…. And we’re doing GREAT. While we saw a few collisions earlier this week due to the rainy weather, overall, traffic volumes are looking […]

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Your commutes are awesome. Keep it up!

We’re well into week 2 of the #SeattleSqueeze, and in addition to saying thank you (seriously, thank you!), we’re here to tell you: Keep. It. Up! Traffic was rough this morning, especially with that rain. But the weather forecast is looking good as we inch closer to the weekend and even into next week. Knocking on […]

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One week of changing your commute: COMPLETE! We’re almost half way through the #Realign99 closure before the new SR 99 tunnel opens in February, and we want to extend a tubular THANK YOU, Seattle, for doing your part to keep things moving. Over this last week, you’ve switched work schedules or days, rearranged your daily […]

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One week down, Seattle. We made it through our first week of the #SeattleSqueeze and the #Realign99 closure. We’re making history and we think it’s important that you know this – that you, we, us, we’re all part of this epic Seattle transportation story. And whilst you’re sitting on the brand new Seattle waterfront in […]

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Weekend Events: #SeattleSqueeze Edition

It’s Friday eve and we wanted to give you an early heads up, as the second weekend of the #SeattleSqueeze nears. A couple large-scale events to be aware of – Womxn’s March and the 37th Annual MLK Day Rally and March, plus some smaller ones that may impact commutes, including the YG Stay Dangerous Tour […]

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During the #Realign99 closure, making sure we keep people and goods moving safely is our number one priority. During the longest highway closure that the Puget Sound region has ever seen, we’re balancing many different forms of transportation, including people walking, biking, driving, or taking transit… … And freight! One of the forms of transportation […]

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