May 7 #99closure update

Posted on May 7 2016 3:55 AM

Update posted at 2:45 p.m.

Tunneling progress

Seattle Tunnel Partners has installed 40 rings since mining resumed last week. Crews have excavated 266.5 feet of the approximately 385 feet of tunnel to be completed beneath the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

Visit our tracking page to see a map showing Bertha’s progress.

Weekend events

If you’re heading out this weekend, please be aware of several events happening in Seattle that could affect traffic patterns. Remember to plan ahead and visit our Maps and Resources page for trip-planning tools:

  • Saturday: Sounders game at 7 p.m.
  • Sunday: Color Run happening. Route snakes from Seattle Center down Fourth Avenue to Seneca Street
  • Sunday: Mother’s Day! If you are heading to the Seattle waterfront, take advantage of up to 4 hours of free parking at participating garages: http://www.downtownseattle.com/downtown-parking/mothers-day/

 


May 7 update | Posted at 3:55 a.m.
 

Tunneling progress

Seattle Tunnel Partners has installed 37 rings since mining resumed last week. Crews have excavated 246 feet of the approximately 385 feet of tunnel to be completed beneath the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

Visit our tracking page to see a map showing Bertha’s progress. We will provide another update this afternoon.

Weekend events

Several events happening in Seattle this weekend will affect traffic patterns. We encourage people to plan ahead. Visit our maps and resources page for trip-planning tools:
• Saturday: Montlake Bridge will be closed (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) for the opening day of boating season and the Windermere Cup
• Saturday: Sounders game at 7 p.m.
• Sunday: Color Run happening. Route snakes from Seattle Center down Fourth Avenue to Seneca Street
• Sunday: Mother’s Day! If you are heading to the Seattle waterfront, take advantage of up to 4 hours of free parking at participating garages.

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