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  • Traffic alert: Rolling slowdowns on the viaduct May 19-26

    Drivers on northbound SR 99 should plan ahead for daytime slowdowns over the next week as a movie is filmed on the Alaskan Way Viaduct. The production will film on the northbound deck the viaduct between South Atlantic Street and Western Avenue. Traffic will not be stopped, but there will be rolling slowdowns as filming moves along the structure. The slowdowns will occur during the hours listed below:

    • Thursday, May 19 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Friday, May 20 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 21 - 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Sunday, May 22 - 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Wednesday, May 25 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Thursday, May 26 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Visit the Seattle Department of Transportation's blog for additional information about the film production.

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  • Construction Highlights for Friday, May 13 - Friday, May 20, 2016

    North End

    Saturday, May 14
    • Crews will close two lanes of southbound SR 99 across the Aurora Bridge from 5 a.m. to noon.
    Monday, May 16 and Tuesday, May 17
    • Crews will close the left lane and right lane of northbound SR 99 from Denny Way to Roy Street at separate times between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    Monday, May 16 to Friday, May 20
    • Crews will close the right lane of southbound SR 99 at three locations of Ray, Comstock and Valley streets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, May 31 to Thursday, June 2
    • Crews will close the two right lanes of southbound SR 99 at Valley Street from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
    Friday, June 3
    • Crews will close the southbound right lane of SR 99 at Harrison Street from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.


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  • What we’re doing to keep traffic moving during the four-day SR 99 closure

    We’ve been asking you to do your part to reduce congestion when SR 99 closes for four days starting Friday night, Aug. 22. That includes things like changing your commute habits and choosing an alternate way to get around.

    But what are we, the agencies tasked with keeping traffic moving during this closure, doing to help? Quite a bit, actually. Here’s a roundup of some of the steps we’re taking to help you and your fellow commuters through the closure.

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