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Weekly update of construction closures in Downtown Seattle and SODO

Last updated: 9:30 a.m., Aug. 27, 2015 

This webpage contains information about WSDOT construction projects affecting vehicle or pedestrian traffic on I-5, SR 99, I-5/I-90 interchange, SR 519 and city streets through downtown Seattle and SODO. The information on this page could change without notice.

Get updates on city of Seattle closures and travel information from the Seattle Department of Transportation.  


Last updated: 9:30 a.m., 8/27
WSDOT:
SR 99 North Access Project

  • Updates to Harrison Street at SR 99, effective immediately 

    • From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly and around-the-clock on weekends, Harrison Street will be closed at SR 99.

    • Weekdays from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., northbound drivers on SR 99 will be able to exit at Harrison Street. There is no access to northbound SR 99 from Harrison Street at any time. Drivers should use John or Thomas streets.

    • These closures will remain in place until further notice.

      Last update: 9:30 a.m., 8/27
      WSDOT: Regional High-Impact 

        • Saturday, Aug. 29

          • Eastbound and westbound SR 18 between Issaquah Hobart Road Southeast and I-90 will be fully closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
          • Westbound SR 18 between 304th Street Southeast to Southeast Auburn-Black Diamond Road will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
        • Sunday, Aug. 30
          • Eastbound and westbound SR 18 between Issaquah Hobart Road Southeast and I-90 will be fully closed from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
          • Westbound SR 18 between 304th Street Southeast to Southeast Auburn-Black Diamond Road will be closed from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

        Long-term Construction Advisory
        WSDOT: Aurora Bridge painting

        • Beginning Monday, Aug. 10 - Streets around and underneath the SR 99 Aurora Avenue Bridge may experience closures during a repainting project that will span two years. Most of the work will take place off the roads. Specific road closures will be listed as they are known.  For more information, please visit the project webpagehttp://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/sr99/auroraavebridgepainting/

        Special Events Advisory

        • Friday, Aug. 28 through Monday, Aug. 31 - PAX Expo at the Washington State Convention Center.  Doors open at 10 a.m. each day.

        • Sunday, Aug. 30 - Sounders vs. Portland at CenturyLink Field.  2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

        • Thursday, Sept. 3 - Seahawks vs. Oakland at CenturyLink Field.  7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
           

        North End Closures

        Last update: 1 p.m., 4/17
        WSDOT:
        SR 99 Tunnel Project 

        • Long-term closure - Sixth Avenue North is closed between Thomas and Republican streets. Sixth Avenue North will reopen in a new configuration after the SR 99 tunnel opens to traffic.
        • Long-term closure - Harrison Street is closed from Aurora Avenue North to Taylor Avenue North.  The street will reopen after the tunnel opens to traffic. 
        • Long-term closure - Republican Street is closed between Aurora Avenue North and Sixth Avenue North.


        Last updated: 9:30 a.m., 8/27
        WSDOT:
        SR 99 North Access Project

        • Updates to Harrison Street at SR 99 (effective immediately)

          • From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly and around-the-clock on weekends, Harrison Street will be closed at SR 99.

          • Weekdays from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., northbound drivers on SR 99 will be able to exit at Harrison Street. There is no access to northbound SR 99 from Harrison Street at any time. Drivers should use John or Thomas streets.

          • These closures will remain in place until further notice.


        City of Seattle: Mercer Corridor project 

        • Get updates  from the Seattle Department of Transportation on Mercer Corridor Project closures and construction. 

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        Central Waterfront Closures    

        Last update: 11 a.m., 6/29
        WSDOT: SR 99 Tunnel Project   

        • Parking beneath the viaduct is permanently closed between South King Street and Virginia Street due to tunnel and Elliott Bay Seawall construction.  

        City of Seattle: Elliott Bay Seawall


        City of Seattle: First Hill Streetcar

         

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        SODO Closures

        Last update: 2 p.m., 7/24
        WSDOT:
        SR 99 Tunnel Project

        • See closure for Seafair Pirate Run above.

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        Regional Closures   


        Last update: 11 a.m., 8/17
        WSDOT: SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Project

        • No high-impact closures scheduled at this time.


        Last update: 11 a.m., 8/14
        WSDOT: I-90 Two-Way Transit and HOV

        • No high-impact closures scheduled at this time.


        Last update: 9:30 a.m., 8/27
        WSDOT: Maintenance

        • No high-impact closures scheduled at this time.


        Last update: 10 a.m., 7/27
        I-5 express lanes schedule changes
        Get the express lane schedule    

        • No high-impact schedule changes at this time.


        Last update: 9:30 a.m., 8/27
        I-90 express lanes schedule changes
        Get the regular express lanes schedule.      

        • Sunday, Aug. 30 - The I-90 express lanes will be open in the westbound direction from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Express lanes will reopen for eastbound service by 3:30 p.m.





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