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September 21, 2013 at 10:33 AM

Saturday Memo: Rain on the way … Bertha can’t move … Football and the fair

Weather: Mid-60s today. And rain is coming later today, with lots more predicted for Sunday. Starting to be the kind of weather when watching football on the couch sounds pretty good. The forecast. Traffic alert for South Seattle and West Seattle: The northbound I-5 offramp to the West Seattle Bridge and lower Spokane Street/Sixth Avenue South are…


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May 19, 2013 at 9:23 AM

Sunday Memo update: Mercer opens early . . . Hoops hopes . . . Powerball winner

Mercer Street opens: Mercer Street and Broad Street are now open to traffic, says  the Seattle Department of Transportation. Crews getting ready for the demolition of the east half of the Highway 99 bridge over Mercer got their work done earlier than the expected Monday 5 a.m. completion. The rerouting that was to go into…


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February 25, 2013 at 12:54 PM

Mercer-mess mercy: Fairview reopens as two-way March 9

Drivers traveling on Seattle’s crowded Mercer Street might get some relief March 9, when the rebuilt north-south Fairview Avenue North finally opens to two-way traffic. The Seattle Department of Transportation announced the milestone Monday morning. Here is a link to the city’s road map. Fairview will function much like it did before the massive…


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August 26, 2012 at 3:37 PM

UPDATE: Revamped Mercer Street a mess during first commute

  A Seattle Police officer helps direct traffic at the intersection of Mercer Street and Westlake Avenue on Monday. Negotiating the newly opened, two-way street was a bit of a challenge for some commuters today. (Photo by John Lok / The Seattle Times) UPDATE: 9:40 a.m. | This morning’s commute on the new two-way Mercer Street was…


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January 28, 2012 at 10:25 AM

Morning Memo/Saturday: A messier Mercer Street … Talk to the mayor … Shooting overnight

Weather:  Today,  mostly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s. Temperatures down around freezing tonight and  little warmer Sunday, with a high around 47.  The details. Traffic:  In Seattle, as we have been saying this week, the Mercer Mess is going to get messier.  I-5 on-ramps at Mercer are closed until about 7 p.m. Sunday. Also, Fairview Avenue North is…


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January 27, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Closure of Mercer I-5 ramps and Fairview Ave. N. this weekend

I-5 off-ramps at Mercer Street are to close from 11 p.m. today to 9 a.m. Saturday as the next phase of a multiyear project along Seattle’s Mercer Street begins. I-5 on-ramps at Mercer are to close from 11 p.m. today to 7 p.m. Sunday. In addition, Fairview Avenue North is to close to northbound traffic at Republican Street starting…


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