Morning traffic notes: South Park fire; presidential departure

Two traffic notes that aren’t inside West Seattle proper but might affect some outbound from here:

SOUTH PARK FIRE: A house fire in the 1000 block of Cloverdale has police blocking that arterial between 10th and 12th. We’ll be updating coverage on our SP site.

PRESIDENTIAL DEPARTURE: After spending the night in Bellevue following his Hunts Point fundraisers, President Obama is scheduled to head back to Boeing Field in the 9 am hour, which will again mean some I-5 traffic stoppages (and, usually, a domino effect on the eastbound West Seattle Bridge).

(9:31 AM UPDATE: The president has departed – we’re on Alki watching the tribal canoes’ departure, and Air Force One flew right over.)

5 Replies to "Morning traffic notes: South Park fire; presidential departure"

  • datamuse July 25, 2012 (8:55 am)

    Another fire at 7201 West Marginal Way SW. That’s near Nickelsville, hope they’re okay…

    • WSB July 25, 2012 (9:13 am)

      DM, Patrick just got there – we are both out in the field, I’m at Alki covering waterborne news and he was headed back from South Park when he found out about that call – it appears to have been at Waste Management, and the last unit was leaving. I’m checking with the SFD PIO to see what it was about. – TR

  • Cecelia July 25, 2012 (9:11 am)

    Motorcade is on the move a friend just called because she is stuck in the mess.

  • coffee July 25, 2012 (9:16 am)

    9:16 looking at the onramp to the bridge and its WAY backed up…..

  • Jiggers July 25, 2012 (9:27 am)

    That’s most likely at the recycling building data..

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