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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 27, 2014 at 5:08 PM

Three lanes of southbound I-5 to close around 7 p.m., for joint repairs

UPDATE 5:40 P.M.: Any minute now, a state maintenance truck will be parked on the center lane of I-5 in Sodo — to hold down a floppy expansion joint until the evening commute abates, and workers can close two more lanes for urgent repairs. So then at 7 p.m., the center lane, the general lane to the…


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July 18, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I-90 lane closures already bringing congestion

It didn’t take long for drivers to feel the pain of Friday night lane closures on westbound Interstate 90 in Bellevue. At about 9:30 p.m., the freeway was narrowed to just one lane at at choke point at Bellevue Way Southeast as part of a repair project on the bridge between Bellevue and Mercer Island….


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June 27, 2014 at 4:05 PM

Traffic to slow with big events and closures of 520 bridge, I-5 lanes

Update 4 p.m. Saturday: The scheduled closure of SR 522 at the Snohomish River Bridge in Monroe has been canceled, the state says, because of rain in the forecast. Original post: Another slow weekend is approaching for Seattle highway users, who must dodge another Highway 520 closure along with I-5 narrowings and even a 10-mile night detour…


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July 27, 2013 at 4:16 PM

Lane closures planned tonight for Skagit River I-5 bridge

The new temporary Skagit River Bridge on Interstate 5 will be closed one lane at a time on Saturday night for inspections after a metal joint came loose, state transportation officials said. Part of an “L” joint that holds the asphalt in place between the temporary bridge and permanent roadway came loose Saturday morning and the…


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March 25, 2013 at 10:46 AM

I-5 lane closures this weekend will slow traffic into Seattle

Drivers entering Seattle from the south might want to change their plans the next two weekends, while a big repair project squeezes traffic to a trickle. The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will replace four expansion joints on northbound Interstate 5, between South Albro Place and the West Seattle Bridge exit. Starting at 8 p.m. Friday, crews…


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