Puget Sound area weekly travel planner

This weekly updated page provides information on major construction projects and special events that could change your travel plans around Puget Sound. 

Special events

Tuesday, November 22

Arcade Fire concert at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle will cause additional congestion in both directions of interstates 5 and 90, and state routes 520 and 99 from 6 to 11:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 23

Seattle Kraken hockey game at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle will cause additional congestion in both directions of interstates 5 and 90, and state routes 520 and 99 from 6 to 11 p.m.

Friday, November 25

Grupo Firme concert at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle will cause additional congestion in both directions of interstates 5 and 90, and state routes 520 and 99 from 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 26

Trans-Siberian Orchestra concerts at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle will cause additional congestion in both directions of interstates 5 and 90, and state routes 520 and 99 from 2 to 11:30 p.m.

Seattle Marathon and Half-Marathon race at multiple areas in Seattle will cause additional congestion in both directions of interstates 5 and 90, and state routes 520, 513 and 99 from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. The I-5 Express Lanes will not open southbound until 9 a.m. The westbound SR 520 off-ramp to SR513/Montlake Boulevard East will also be closed during the race.

Sunday, November 27

Seattle Seahawks football game at Lumen Field in Seattle will cause additional congestion in both directions of interstates 5 and 90, and state routes 520 and 99 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Planned construction on I-5

Monday, November 21, until the morning of Tuesday, November 22

Construction on southbound Interstate 5 from milepost 164 near the I-90 interchange to milepost 163 near South Spokane Street/West Seattle Bridge/South Columbian Way beginning at 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, until about 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 closes three right lanes on southbound I-5 and the southbound I-5 collector-distributor. Vehicles who use the collector-distributor (which has exits to Dearborn, I-90, Airport Way and 4th Avenue South) will not be able to rejoin southbound I-5. Visit the I-5 - SB S Spokane St to I-90 W-S Ramp - Deck Overlay & Expansion Joints project page for more details. 

Construction on southbound Interstate 5 at milepost 163.2 near South Forest Street beginning at 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21 until about 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 closes the off-ramp to South Forest Street. Visit the I-5 - SB S Spokane St to I-90 W-S Ramp - Deck Overlay & Expansion Joints project page for more details. 

Monday, November 21, until the morning of Wednesday, November 23

Construction on northbound Interstate 5 from milepost 191 near Lowell Road to milepost 194.7 near East Marine View Drive beginning at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21 until about 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 closes up to three lanes nightly. Visit the I-5/NB Lowell Rd to Snohomish River - PCCP & Expansion Joints Rehab project page for more details.

Construction on the northbound Interstate 5 mainline from milepost 164 near the I-90 interchange to milepost 165.8 near the Convention Center beginning at 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21 until 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 closes the northbound I-5 mainline lanes between the I-90 interchange and the end of the northbound I-5 collector/distributor nightly. Northbound traffic will shift to the collector/distributor. The off-ramp to Madison Street will close Monday night through Tuesday morning. The off-ramp to James Street will close Tuesday night through Wednesday morning. Visit the I-5 - NB Seneca to SR 520 - Mobility Improvements project page for more details.

The northbound I-5 Express Lanes in Seattle will close early at 8 p.m. nightly from Monday, Nov. 21 through Wednesday, Nov. 23 to facilitate construction work in the lanes. Visit the I-5 - NB Seneca to SR 520 - Mobility Improvements project page and the Express lanes page for more details.

Tuesday, November 22, until the morning of Wednesday, November 23

Construction on southbound Interstate 5 from milepost 164 near the I-90 interchange to milepost 163 near South Spokane Street/West Seattle Bridge/South Columbian Way beginning at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, until about 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 closes three right lanes on southbound I-5 and the southbound I-5 collector-distributor. Vehicles who use the collector-distributor (which has exits to Dearborn, I-90, Airport Way and 4th Avenue) will not be able to rejoin southbound I-5. Visit the I-5 - SB S Spokane St to I-90 W-S Ramp - Deck Overlay & Expansion Joints project page for more details. 

Construction on southbound Interstate 5 at milepost 163.2 near South Forest Street beginning at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 until about 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 closes the off-ramp to South Forest Street. Visit the I-5 - SB S Spokane St to I-90 W-S Ramp - Deck Overlay & Expansion Joints project page for more details. 

Construction on southbound Interstate 5 at milepost 163 near South Spokane Street/West Seattle Bridge/South Columbian Way beginning at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, until about 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 closes the off-ramps to the West Seattle Bridge and South Columbian Way. Visit the I-5 - SB S Spokane St to I-90 W-S Ramp - Deck Overlay & Expansion Joints project page for more details. 

Thursday, November 24, until the evening of Friday, November 25

The I-5 Express Lanes will use the weekend schedule on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Visit the Express lanes page for more details. 

 

Planned construction on I-405

Monday, November 21, until the morning of Wednesday, November 23

Construction on northbound Interstate 405 at milepost 10.7 near the I-90 interchange beginning at 10:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, until 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 closes the off-ramps to both directions of I-90 nightly. Visit the I-405/Renton to Bellevue Widening and Express Toll Lanes Project page for more details.

 

Planned construction on I-90

Sunday, November 20, until the morning of Wednesday, November 23

Construction on westbound I-90 from milepost 19.4 near 256th Avenue Southeast to milepost 18.1 near East Sunset Way/Highlands Drive beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 until 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 closes up to two lanes nightly. Visit the I-90/WB E Sunset Way to E Fork Issaquah Crk - PCCP Replace & Deck Overlay project page for more details. 

Monday, November 21, until the morning of Tuesday, November 22

Construction in both directions of Interstate 90 at milepost 2.5 near the I-5 interchange beginning at 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21 until about 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 closes the westbound and eastbound off-ramps to southbound I-5. Visit the I-5 - SB S Spokane St to I-90 W-S Ramp - Deck Overlay & Expansion Joints project page for more details. 

 

Planned construction on SR 520

Monday, November 21, until the morning of Wednesday, November 23 

Construction on westbound State Route 520 at milepost 0.3 near the Interstate 5 interchange beginning at 7:30 pm Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 until about 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 closes the off-ramp to northbound I-5 nightly. Visit the SR 520 I-5 Express Lanes Connection Project page for more details. 

 

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