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Last updated: 4:44 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2015


Traveler Notice

Westbound I-90 detour April 17-20: All westbound lanes of I-90 between Bellevue Way SE and Rainier Avenue South will detour to the express lanes from 11 p.m. Friday, April 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 20. Drivers should prepare for delays and consider alternate routes. For more details, see this advisory.

8 week closure:
The eastbound I-90 HOV ramp to I-405 is closed around the clock for eight weeks for construction work. More details: http://1.usa.gov/1FrWNMu

 

Weekend Closures

Weekend-long detour

I-90 Bellevue/Seattle:

  • All westbound I-90 traffic will be detoured to the express lanes between Bellevue Way Southeast and Rainier Avenue South from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for construction. Drivers heading to Mercer Island must take the East Mercer Way exit. The I-90 express lanes will be westbound by 9 p.m. Friday and remain westbound into normal Monday schedule.

Friday, April 19

I-405 Bellevue:
The southbound I-405 ramp to eastbound and westbound SR 520 will close from 11 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday for paving work. This work is weather dependent.

I-405 Bothell: One lane of southbound I-405 between SR 522 and Northeast 160th Street will close from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday for paving, drainage, barrier, lane striping and roadway excavation work.

I-405 Kirkland:

  • Up to three lanes of southbound I-405 between Northeast 70th Street and SR 520 will close starting at 7 p.m. Friday for paving work. The first lane will be open by 7 a.m. Saturday and all lanes will be open by 9.30 a.m. This work is weather dependent.
  • The northbound I-405 off-ramp to Northeast 85th Street will close from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday for roadway excavation, grading and paving work. This work is weather dependent.

Saturday, April 18

I-5 Ferndale:
The Custer rest area on northbound and southbound I-5 will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for maintenance work.

I-5 Seattle:

  • The 9th Avenue and Pike Street on-ramp to the northbound I-5 express lanes will close at 9 p.m. Saturday for sign replacement. The express lanes will close at 11 p.m. The ramp will be back open to traffic when the express lanes reopen southbound at 8 a.m. Sunday.
  • The University Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday for lighting system repairs.
  • The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Mercer Street will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday for lighting system repairs.
  • The Mercer Street on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday for lighting system repairs.

I-90 North Bend: The left lane of eastbound I-90 between the Snoqualmie/North Bend and the SR 202/North Bend off-ramps will be closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. for guardrail repairs.

I-405 Bothell:

  • One lane of northbound I-405 between Northeast 195th Street and SR 527 will close from 7 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday for lane striping. This work is weather dependent.
  • The northbound I-405 ramp to SR 527 will close from 11 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday for striping work. This work is weather dependent.

I-405 Kirkland:

  • Up to three lanes of southbound I-405 between Northeast 70th Street and SR 520 will close starting at 7 p.m. Saturday for paving work. The first lane will be open by 7 a.m. Sunday and all lanes will be open by 9.30 a.m. This work is weather and temperature dependent.
  • Up to three lanes of southbound I-405 between Northeast 124th Street and Northeast 85th Street will close starting at 7 p.m. Saturday for traffic shift work. One lane will open by 8:30 a.m. Sunday and all lanes will be open by 10 a.m.
  • Up to two lanes of northbound I-405 between Northeast 85th Street and Northeast 124th Street will close from 7 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday for paving work.
  • The southbound I-405 off-ramp to Northeast 85th Street will close from 10 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday for traffic shift work.

I-405 Lynnwood:

  • Up to two lanes of northbound I-405 between SR 527 and I-5 in will close from 7 p.m. Saturday to 8:30 a.m. Sunday for striping work. This work is weather dependent.
  • The SR 527 ramp to northbound I-405 will close from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday for striping work. This work is weather dependent.

SR 513 Seattle: The right lane of southbound Montlake Boulevard East/SR 513 at the Montlake Bridge will be closed from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. for bridge repairs.

SR 527 Lynnwood: The SR 527 on-ramp to northbound I-405 will be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday for lane striping. This work is weather dependent.


Special Events

Friday, April 17: Mariners vs. Texas Rangers, 7:10 p.m., Safeco Field.
Saturday, April 18: Mariners vs. Texas Rangers, 6:10 p.m., Safeco Field.
Sunday, April 19: Whidbey Island Marathon, SR 20 from SE Pioneer Way and S. Beeksma Drive to Rosario Road, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Sunday, April 19: Mariners vs. Texas Rangers, 1:10 p.m., Safeco Field.


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