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SR 520 - News and Updates

Sept. 25, 2017 | WABN Construction Update

Learn about upcoming construction activities and project updates in the latest SR 520 West Approach Bridge North Project Construction Update.

Sept. 20, 2017 | Program News of the Week

Heads up: Overnight closures of I-5 ramps to and from SR 520 in Seattle

Planning a nighttime trip on SR 520 during the next two weeks? If so, be sure to consider alternate routes or expect delays beginning Thursday evening, Sept. 21. Starting this Thursday, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will intermittently close lanes and ramps at the SR 520/I-5 interchange in order to repair pavement and replace an impact attenuator, a device intended to reduce collision damage.

The current scheduled closures are:

Thursday, Sept. 21, to the morning of Friday, Sept. 22

  • At 10 p.m., crews will close the left lane of southbound I-5 on the Ship Canal Bridge.
  • At 11 p.m., crews will close the southbound I-5 off-ramp to eastbound SR 520.
  • All lanes and ramps will reopen by 5 a.m. Friday.

Monday, Sept. 25, to the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 27

  • At 11 p.m. nightly, crews will close the westbound SR 520 off-ramp to southbound I-5.
  • The ramp will reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

Wednesday, Sept. 27, to the morning of Thursday, Sept. 28

  • At 10 p.m., crews will close the westbound SR 520 off-ramp to southbound I-5.
  • At 11 p.m., crews will close the left lane of southbound I-5 between SR 520 and Boylston Avenue.
  • All lanes and ramps will reopen by 5 a.m. Thursday.

Thursday, Sept. 28, to the morning of Friday, Sept. 29

  • At 11 p.m., crews will close the westbound SR 520 off-ramp to southbound I-5.
  • The ramp will reopen by 5 a.m. Friday.

In the Seattle area, drivers can get real-time traffic information on their phone with the WSDOT traffic app, tracking the WSDOT traffic Twitter feed and get advanced information from the Seattle Area Construction page.

This work is not associated with the SR 520 Program. If you have questions about the work, please contact Nicole Daniels at 206-440-4479.


Don’t miss out – St. Demetrios Greek Festival and Montlake Yard Sale happening this weekend

It’s shaping up to be a busy weekend in Montlake! The St. Demetrios Greek Festival, an annual celebration of traditional Greek food, music, dancing and culture, starts this Friday, Sept. 22, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 24. The annual All Montlake Yard Sale is also this weekend, on Saturday, Sept. 23, featuring over 75 different yard sales. Whether you’re looking for great deals or great meals, Montlake is the place to be this weekend!