The Washington State Department of Transportation will close all lanes of Interstate 90 across Lake Washington several times from Thursday, August 2 through Sunday, August 5, to accommodate air show practices and performances by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels for this year’s Seafair festivities.
Washington Transportation Department officials warn drivers to expect congestion this weekend as construction crews close much of State Highway 520, including the floating bridge.
According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the nine-day closure of the viaduct will be the longest ever for a Seattle area highway.
Monday, October 10 is Columbus Day, a holiday for federal workers. It commemorates the date of Christopher Columbus’ landfall in the New World in what is now part of the Bahamas.
Due to citywide budget cuts, all Seattle libraries will be closed from August 29 – through the Labor day holiday, Monday, September 5.
Considering the fact that there’s a Seattle Storm game, a Sounders game and a Mariners game this weekend, if you’re headed downtown, you might want to think about an alternate route.
As the Blue Angels fly into town for this week’s big Seafair airshow, I-90 will close for little while during the week, according to Washington State DOT.
There are a lot of activities going on this weekend in Seattle. From Viaduct construction, to Mariner games to Seafair activities, you can expect heavy congestion getting in and out of downtown.
Beginning at 11:00pm Friday, July 22 through Monday morning, July 25, the I-5 on and off ramps for Mercer Street including the express lane ramps will be closed. Detours will be posted. Here’s the rest of the weekend construction schedule…..
Expect delays in traffic as the 520 floating bridge is closed this weekend, July 9 – 10 for maintenance work.