Opening day of the boating season will bring extra traffic on the roads — and the closure of the Montlake Bridge through 4 p.m. today. During the closure, the ramp from westbound Highway 520 to Montlake Boulevard and the left-turn lane from eastbound 520 to Montlake Boulevard also will be closed.
Also today, I-90 express lanes will be westbound from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. today to accommodate the expected heavy traffic heading into Seattle. Lanes are to open eastbound by 8:30 p.m.
Here’s more on other traffic alerts around the area.