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Last updated: 3:47 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2015


Traveler Notice

Plan ahead for Independence Day travel: Independence Day weekend is a heavy travel time. Use our travel tools to plan ahead for the best times to be on the roads: http://1.usa.gov/1eet5mk.


Weekend Closures


Saturday, July 4

I-5 Express Lanes: The I-5 express lanes will remain open northbound overnight until 7:15 a.m. Sunday for the Seafair Summer Fourth.

I-90 Express Lanes: The I-90 express lanes will be westbound by 7 a.m. and remain westbound into normal Monday schedule for the Independence Day holiday weekend.

SR 203 Carnation: Both directions of SR 203/Tolt Avenue between Blanche Street and East Morrison Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. for The Great Carnation 4th of July Celebration.

SR 548 Blaine:

  • Both directions of SR 548 from Chery Street to Marine Drive will be closed from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. for Independence Day activities.
  • Both directions of SR 548 from Martin Street to G Street will be closed from 1:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. for Independence Day activities.


Special Events

Friday, July 3: Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lake Union Park.
Friday, July 3: Sounders vs. D.C. United, 8 p.m., CenturyLink Field.
Saturday, July 4: The Great Carnation 4th of July Celebration, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., SR 203 between Blanche Street and East Morrison Street.
Saturday, July 4: Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lake Union Park.
Saturday, July 4: Seafair Summer Fourth, noon to 11 p.m., Gas Works Park and Lake Union Park.
Sunday, July 5: Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lake Union Park.
Sunday, July 5: Van Halen concert, 7:30 p.m., White River Amphitheater.


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