TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: March’s final Monday

March 31, 2014 at 6:51 am | In West Seattle news, West Seattle traffic alerts | 3 Comments

The last day of the rainiest March in Seattle history has dawned *without* rain, but not without traffic. Above, the eastbound West Seattle Bridge; below, northbound 99 at the elevated Alaskan Way Viaduct’s south end:

You’ll find more cameras, and other info, on the WSB Traffic page.

ALKI TRAIL WORK REMINDER: Reminder that the city plans to work on curb ramps at two Alki Trail crosswalks on Harbor Avenue SW starting this week. One is at Harbor/California Way, where Seattle Public Utilities was doing work all weekend. The other is by Don Armeni. We published the advance announcement last week.

7:24 AM NOTE: If you park outside – you might have some frost-scraping to do – we did!

10:44 AM NOTE: If you usually drive through SODO – note the special event at Safeco Field tonight – this advisory’s just in from SDOT:

Motorists in downtown Seattle and the SODO District may encounter more traffic than usual during this afternoon’s commute as an expected 20,000 Mariners fans flock to Safeco Field to view the team’s road opening game against the Los Angeles Angels. The game is being broadcast live on MarinersVision HD and will be watched on the field’s large screens. There’ll be free T-shirts at the gate, music, food and beer specials. The $1 adult admission fee will go to benefit Northwest Harvest while children under 14 will get in free, but must have tickets for admission. The first pitch of the game is set for 7 p.m. with the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. For more details, please (go here).

3 Comments

  1. Watch out for the nasty pothole on Sylvan Way going down hill just as you approach Home Depot. It’s a doozey, goes through to the gravel under the road and would definitely kill your tire/rim! Reporting it to SDOT now that I’m at work but putting a heads up out there until they fix it.

    Comment by Trickycoolj — 9:12 am March 31, 2014 #

  2. Thanks, Tricky!

    Comment by WSB — 9:15 am March 31, 2014 #

  3. It got fixed today! Completely surprised!

    Comment by Trickycoolj — 6:14 pm March 31, 2014 #

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