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What’s Happening Now in the Puget Sound Area

Last updated: 5:51 a.m.. Monday, Aug. 31, 2015


High-Impact Closures

SR 524 in Lynnwood fully blocked: A downed live power line has both directions of SR 524 between Larch Way and North Road fully blocked. There is no estimate for reopening. Drivers should use alternate routes such as 164th Street.

WB US 2 trestle fully blocked: Westbound US 2 on the Hewitt Avenue Trestle is fully blocked due to a rollover collision. There is no ETA on the lanes reopening. Traffic is being diverted to Homeacres Road.

SR 20/North Cascades Highway back open
Both directions of SR 20/North Cascades Highway reopened at noon Sunday, Aug. 30, between milepost 112 at the entrance to the North Cascades National Park and milepost 157 at the Skagit-Chelan county line.


Weekend Closures

Weekend-long Closure

**DRIVER ALERT** I-405 Kirkland/Bothell:

  • Northbound I-405 between NE 124th Street and SR 522 will be reduced to one lane from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for construction work.
  • The northbound I-405 off-ramp to NE 160th Street will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. A detour will be in place.
  • The NE 160th Street on-ramp to northbound I-405 will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. A detour will be in place.
  • The northbound I-405 ramps to east- and westbound SR 522 will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Detours will be in place.

Friday, August 28

I-5 Seattle:
The Northeast Ravenna Boulevard on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday for sign installation work. A signed detour will be in place.

Saturday, August 29

I-5 Seattle:
The northbound I-5 off-ramp to SR 522/Lake City Way Northeast and Northeast 73rd Street will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday for sign installation work. A signed detour will be in place.

SR 18 Auburn: One lane of eastbound SR 18 at the Green River (Neeley) Bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday for bridge work.

I-405 Bellevue/Kirkland: Up to four lanes of northbound I-405 between SR 520 and Northeast 70th Street will be closed from 7 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday. For ramp closures, please see our Construction Update Report.

SR 522 Seattle: Eastbound SR 522/Lake City Way Northeast from I-5 to the 12th Avenue Northeast on-ramp will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday for sign installation work.

Sunday, August 30

SR 18 Auburn: One lane of eastbound SR 18 at the Green River (Neeley) Bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday for bridge work.

I-90 Express Lanes: The I-90 express lanes will be westbound from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a Seattle Sounders FC soccer game. The lanes will open eastbound by 3:30 p.m.

I-405 Kirkland: Up to four lanes of northbound I-405 between Northeast 85th Street and Northeast 116th Street will be closed from 8 p.m. Sunday to 11 a.m. Monday. For ramp closures, please see our Construction Update Report.

SR 519 Seattle: The right lane of eastbound SR 519/Edgar Martinez Drive South near Occidental Avenue South will be closed from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. for bridge inspection work.


Long-term Closures
 

SR 9 Lake McMurray: Both directions of SR 9 at Lake Creek will be closed through late September for culvert replacement and bridge construction work. A signed detour will be in place.

SR 542 Bellingham: Both directions of SR 542 at Squalicum Lake Road will be closed through late September for culvert replacement work. A signed detour will be in place.


Special Events

Friday, Aug. 28: Evergreen State Fair, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Evergreen State Fairgrounds Monroe.
Friday, Aug. 28: PAX Prime, 10 a.m. to midnight, Washington State Convention Center.
Friday, Aug. 28: Peter Frampton concert, 6:30 p.m., Marymoor Park.
Friday, Aug. 28: Storm vs. San Antonio Stars, 7 p.m. KeyArena.
Saturday, Aug. 29: Evergreen State Fair, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Evergreen State Fairgrounds Monroe.
Saturday, Aug. 29: PAX Prime, 10 a.m. to midnight, Washington State Convention Center.
Saturday, Aug. 29: Sublime concert, 5:30 p.m. Marymoor Park.
Sunday, Aug. 30: PAX Prime, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Washington State Convention Center.
Sunday, Aug. 30: Evergreen State Fair, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Evergreen State Fairgrounds Monroe.
Sunday, Aug. 30: Sounders vs. Portland Timbers, 2 p.m., CenturyLink Field.
Sunday, Aug. 30: Sublime concert, 5:30 p.m., Marymoor Park.
Sunday, Aug. 30: Storm vs. Washington Mystics, 6 p.m., KeyArena.


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