Updates on Regional Impacts

Goodbye Viaduct, Hello Waterfront!

Weekend Celebration, February 2-3, 2019 Earlier this week, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced that they will partner with the City of Seattle to host a grand opening celebration on February 2 and 3, 2019 to mark the final days of the viaduct, the completion of the new State Route 99 tunnel and […]

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Do you know there’s an app for that…Transit, that is? We’re kicking this off with a couple of #SeattleDidYouKnow (s): #SeattleDidYouKnow Back in September, we added over 300 bus trips each week on popular bus routes across Seattle, including 32 trips during the weekday’s busiest times to help alleviate crowded bus routes? #SeattleDidYouKnow The days […]

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Starting January 11, 2019, the Puget Sound region will experience the longest closure of a major highway it has ever experienced. Soon, Seattle will bid a final farewell to the seismically vulnerable SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct  (the elevated portion of the highway next to the waterfront). It’s time to #GetReady. Traffic will get worse […]

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Continuing preparation for AWV closure. Today, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the launch of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Response Team. It includes the hiring of a national expert; increased staffing operating citywide 24/7; and new response trucks equipped with red lights, sirens, and digital messaging signs. “As we build a better city, we must […]

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24/7 Transportation system monitoring & real-time traffic operations. To help manage congestion and prepare for the new era of tough traffic that will begin with the WA State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) three-week closure of the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct starting January 11, 2019, we initiated a 24/7 Transportation Operations Center (TOC) on October 10. TOC […]

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The Alaskan Way Viaduct is permanently closing. Before the new tunnel opens, crews need 3 weeks to build essential connection points. The Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV) was built in the 1950s as an elevated portion of the SR 99 highway along Seattle’s waterfront. Its age coupled with decades of wear and tear have made the […]

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Metro and Sound Transit buses are shifting from the tunnel to surface streets as Washington State Convention Center expansion continues and ahead of East Link light rail construction at the south end of the tunnel. As light rail has expanded, fewer bus routes operate in the tunnel. Still, some of the region’s busiest bus routes […]

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Private construction impacts everyone.

Two major private projects with upcoming transit impacts include the WA State Convention Center addition and Rainier Tower 2. The City works with private developers to minimize impacts on our transportation system, however some impacts are unavoidable. WA State Convention Center (WSCC) Construction Summer of 2018 | WSCC will be a transformative project that will […]

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Project and Construction Coordination Map

Curious about what construction projects are being planned in Seattle? SDOT’s interactive Project and Construction Coordination Map displays up-to-date information on current and future construction projects in the right of way, as well as other events that may impact traffic.  Using the Project and Construction Coordination Map, you can see information on public and private […]

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The Seattle Parking Map shows on- and off-street parking across Seattle. Click the “P”s for information on parking garages and click the sides of streets to learn about on-street parking. There are lots of parking options available for your next trip downtown!

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Plan out your next bike route using the Seattle Bike Map! This map shows bike routes all over the city.

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Live cameras showing current traffic conditions on major highways running through Seattle, including I-5, SR 99, I-90, I-405, SR-520 and more.

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King Country has a number of maps that can help you get around, including a frequent routes map, a transit tunnel map, and a Downtown accessibility map.

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