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Seattle Ranks 7th On Traffic Congestion List

Traffic congestion nationally reached a new peak last year and is greater than ever before

CBS Seattle–08/26/2015

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520 Floating Bridge Will Close Over Weekend For Inspection

The Washington State Department of Transportation says motorist will need to use alternate routes starting Friday at 11 p.m. until Sunday at noon.


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Seattle Police: May Day Marches Mean Heavy Traffic

Seattle police are warning drivers that May Day means they should be prepared for rolling slowdowns and heavy traffic from planned marches.

CBS Seattle–05/01/2015


Miserable Commute On Viaduct Caused By Oversized Load Getting Stuck

A flatbed truck hauling two giant spools got stuck on Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct, temporarily blocking traffic on the elevated roadway.


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Weekend Road Closures For SR-99, I-90

The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced that work on State Route 99 and Westbound Interstate 90 will force the two roadways to close for the weekend.

CBS Seattle–03/24/2015

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$10 Toll May Be Possible On Interstate 405 Express Lane

The state Transportation Commission is taking public comment on the tolling proposal


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Additional I-90 Bridge Closures Expected This Week

As the Blue Angels return to Seattle for Seafair, so do Interstate 90 bridge closures

CBS Seattle–07/28/2014

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This Could Be The Worst Traffic Weekend In Seattle History

Here’s a ridiculously long collection of events and traffic snarls happening in the Puget Sound region this weekend.

CBS Seattle–06/20/2014

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Seattle Among Worst Traffic Cities In North America

Seattle is once again in the top 5 cities in North America when it comes to traffic congestion.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2013

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Study: Americans Spent 5.5 Billion Additional Hours Sitting In Traffic In 2011

A new study out of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute suggests commuters’ wasted time in traffic costs $121 billion.

CBS Seattle–02/05/2013