This weekend is the 4th of July – usually a busy time for summer time journey, and in addition a weekend stuffed with summer time building and occasions. WSDOT’s Revive I-5 work continues this weekend to interchange getting old growth joints on I-5 close to downtown Seattle, and we’ve got work deliberate on the Spokane St Viaduct. The Mariners are additionally taking part in a house sequence at T-Cell Park with video games on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (July 1-3) towards the Oakland Athletics. And the annual Seafair Summer time Fourth fireworks present is going down once more at Fuel Works Park/South Lake Union on July 4.
If you happen to plan to journey across the Seattle space, we encourage you to pack some persistence, go away further journey time, and take into account using transit if it really works in your journey.
SDOT building work
- On Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3, from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day, we are going to shut the on-ramp from eastbound SW Spokane St (West Seattle Low Bridge) to the Spokane St Viaduct, in addition to the eastbound lanes of the Spokane St Viaduct.
- A signed detour will probably be in place alongside SW Spokane St. The closure is required so we will proceed filling potholes on the Spokane St Viaduct.
- This work is weather-dependent and could possibly be rescheduled if wanted because of rain or different climate situations.
For the newest SDOT journey info, you’ll be able to comply with our SDOT Visitors Twitter account @sdottraffic, or go to our Seattle Travelers web page for actual time site visitors digital camera info.
Revive I-5 (WSDOT)
The Washington State Division of Transportation (WSDOT) continues its work to interchange outdated growth joints alongside I-5 in Seattle. You’ll be able to read WSDOT’s blog post or visit the Revive I-5 website for the newest info. This weekend, crews plan to start closing lanes round 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 1, with the lane reductions in place till round 6:30 a.m. Monday, July 4.
Heads up that this work is scheduled to proceed over weekends this summer time by means of across the finish of September. You’ll be able to sustain with WSDOT on Twitter at @wsdot_traffic.
Mariners and Storm dwelling video games over the weekend
A number of main league sports activities video games are additionally going down this weekend. The Mariners have dwelling video games at T-Cell Park. First pitches are scheduled for Friday (July 1) at 7:10 p.m., Saturday (July 2) at 1:10 p.m., and Sunday (July 3) at 1:10 p.m. Go Mariners! And in case you plan to go to the sport, please take into account taking transit, because the stadium is served by mild rail (Station Station) and quite a lot of bus routes.
As nicely, the Seattle Storm have a house sport on Friday night time (July 1) at 7 p.m. on the Local weather Pledge Enviornment. Go Storm! That is one other alternative to think about using transit, or biking, strolling, or rolling if it suits your journey – or carpooling in case you do have to drive and park.
The Sounders will probably be taking part in away on Saturday (July 2) in Toronto. Rooting for you from afar, Sounders!
Fireworks present at Seafair Summer time Fourth
The fireworks present is again this yr at Fuel Works Park and South Lake Union on Monday, July 4! The Seafair Summer Fourth is a time-honored custom and nice approach to benefit from the vacation. You’ll be able to learn extra on the event website. If you happen to plan to attend this main occasion, please take into account using transit, or biking, strolling, or rolling, as parking will probably be restricted and enormous crowds are anticipated. We hope you benefit from the present!
Transit is a superb choice to get round city. You should utilize King County Metro’s trip planning tool or Sound Transit’s trip planning tool to enter your begin and finish addresses, and choose the transit route that works finest for you. Google Maps additionally gives transit planning and biking, strolling, and different journey planning choices.
Thanks and journey secure!
Thanks in your consideration and consideration of how one can get round this weekend throughout summer time occasions and building.
No matter the way you journey, we encourage you to maintain security in thoughts each time. Please take note of your environment in case you’re biking, strolling, scooting, or rolling within the metropolis, and in case you’re driving, please keep distraction free so everybody can get dwelling secure. Thanks once more, everybody.