Weekly traffic-alerts update: News about the other 1st Ave S ramp

March 18, 2010 at 5:38 pm | In Not WS but we're mentioning it anyway, Transportation | 4 Comments

We’re now sharing the long weekly citywide list of road-work updates when it comes out, since this list is often the first word of traffic alerts that might affect you. That was the case two weeks ago, when this list was the first to reveal May 17 as the exact date (tentatively) set for longterm closure of the 1st Avenue So. onramp to the West Seattle Bridge (here’s this morning’s update with detour maps) … and tonight, the list has news about the 1st Avenue offramp from the eastbound bridge:

Waterline work is starting soon on 1st Ave S near S Spokane St. Lane restrictions will be in place for approximately five months, including reducing the EB off-ramp from the Spokane St Viaduct to one lane.

The entire list of alerts has just been updated on its accompanying webpage – note the stadium-area 4th Avenue closure coming up this entire weekend.

4 Comments

  1. Brutal. Might start swimming to work.

    Comment by odroku — 5:43 pm March 18, 2010 #

  2. Maybe SODO should now stand for

    Stuck!
    Only
    Detours
    Outrageous

    Comment by RobertSeattle — 6:31 pm March 18, 2010 #

  3. I’m wondering if it wouldn’t be easier for them to put up a sign, “Seattle Closed. West Seattlites, please use Burien instead.”.

    Glad I work from home these days.

    Comment by Marty — 6:35 pm March 18, 2010 #

  4. And the good times just keep on rolling.

    Comment by KT — 9:35 pm March 18, 2010 #

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