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January 19, 2015 at 6:43 PM

Overnight lane closures on Aurora Avenue near South Lake Union

Starting Tuesday, Jan. 20., overnight lane closures along Aurora Avenue North may cause traffic delays near South Lake Union, the Washington State Department of Transportation said this week. Construction crews are expected to close some lanes on Aurora between Valley and Halladay streets — while they conduct utility work on the roadway. The work will take…


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October 7, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Aurora, Interbay and Sodo lane closures this week

Traffic slowdowns are coming to Aurora Avenue North, to West Emerson Street, and to South Spokane Street this week, as workers fix damaged road decks, if the weather cooperates. On southbound Aurora, only one lane will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, while crews patch potholes between North 40th Street and North…


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August 26, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Video: Workers finishing up 4-day project on Aurora

Workers on Aurora Avenue North are on pace to finish their overpass-removal job and reopen the highway on schedule, at 5 a.m. Wednesday morning — bringing an end to a disruptive four-day closure. The state Department of Transportation has posted a time-lapse video that shows machines crunching the Aurora overpass above defunct Broad Street. One highlight…


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September 9, 2013 at 5:14 PM

Seattle DOT fixes $5,000 bus-lane mistake

The Seattle Department of Transportation says it painted “Bus Only” markings in the wrong place on a stretch of Aurora Avenue North in preparation for the RapidRide E line to launch in February. The department acknowledged the mistake last week and said it would cost $5,000 to remove several markings, in the northbound right lane between North…


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August 4, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Jeep driver critically injured after hitting parked truck in North Seattle

Seattle police say a man suffered critical injuries Sunday afternoon after crashing the Jeep he was driving into the rear of a parked semi truck. The man was driving southbound in the 11100 block of Aurora Avenue North at about 4:50 p.m. when he rear-ended the semi truck, which was legally parked and unoccupied, Seattle police said….


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May 17, 2013 at 7:38 AM

Man shot behind car rental shop on Aurora faces life-threatening injuries

A man in his 30s suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in the chest Thursday night in a parking lot in North Seattle. The shooting took place behind a Hertz car rental building in the 14300 block of Aurora Avenue North just before 11 p.m., Seattle police said. The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center. Officers are still searching…


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March 21, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Suspect in custody in Aurora Avenue rape

Police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman Thursday night near the 11700 block of Aurora Avenue North. They are holding Ricky Lee Lewis, 55, in King County jail, where he is under investigation for rape and kidnapping. Lewis is a level 3 registered sex offender, the most dangerous of three possible…


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October 24, 2012 at 10:04 AM

Woman arrested for driving into accident scene

A woman was arrested in North Seattle last night after police say she tried to drive through barricades and patrol cars blocking Aurora Avenue North during the investigation of an unrelated traffic accident. Police say that a man who was attempting to cross the highway in the 5900 block of Aurora Avenue North was struck by a…


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August 21, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Pedestrian hit by car on Aurora Avenue North is seriously injured

A pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after a Ford Mustang struck him on Aurora Avenue North Tuesday afternoon (Photo by Fred Nelson/ The Seattle Times) A man was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after a car hit him on Aurora Avenue North just before 6 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department…


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