TRAFFIC ALERTS: Northbound Highway 99 closures coming up Friday-Sunday; West Seattle Bridge closures Sunday, Monday nights for streetlight repair

5 PM: We spotted the signage for these closures while heading over the bridge a little while ago to cover an event downtown – they have not yet been announced otherwise, but we’ve just obtained the details from WSDOT:

Drivers headed into downtown Seattle on Friday and Saturday nights should prepare for a full closure of northbound State Route 99 near the stadiums. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will use the closure to repair damaged pavement.

Friday, Jan. 6 to the morning of Saturday, Jan. 7
From 8 p.m. until 8 a.m. the following morning crews will close all lanes of northbound SR 99 between South Spokane Street and South Royal Brougham Way.

Saturday, Jan. 7 to the morning of Sunday, Jan. 8
From 10:30 p.m. until 8 a.m. the following morning crews will close all lanes of northbound SR 99 between South Spokane Street and South Royal Brougham Way.

Detour
During the closures all northbound SR 99 traffic must exit at East Marginal Way.
Eastbound West Seattle Freeway ramp to northbound SR 99 will be closed.

This weekend’s work is weather-dependent and could be rescheduled in the event of heavy rain or snow.

ADDED 6:12 PM: SDOT has announced some closures too, to fix the street lights toward the west end of the bridge:

The Seattle Department of Transportation and Seattle City Light will be working on the Fauntleroy Expressway over two nights next week to make repairs to the street lights.

Sunday night, January 8, the curb lane for eastbound traffic will be closed from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday morning, January 9. The lane closure will extend eastbound from approximately where the roadway turns in and out of West Seattle to the Delridge Way onramp. The other eastbound travel lane will remain open; motorists are not likely to experience any delay.

On Monday night, January 9, the westbound exit at Admiral Way will be closed from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday morning, January 10. Motorists who would use this exit are asked to instead consider taking the Harbor Avenue SW/Avalon Way SW exit.

5 Replies to "TRAFFIC ALERTS: Northbound Highway 99 closures coming up Friday-Sunday; West Seattle Bridge closures Sunday, Monday nights for streetlight repair"

  • seahawk fan January 4, 2017 (6:15 pm)

    Isn’t there a playoff game at the Clink on Saturday?

    • Carole A Allen January 4, 2017 (9:47 pm)

      Yes, 5:15pm Saturday is kickoff

      • sam-c January 5, 2017 (9:15 am)

        Well the first closure ends 8AM Saturday, and then the second closure begins 10:30 PM on Saturday, so I would think it won’t impact the game at 5:15 PM on Saturday

      • sam-c January 5, 2017 (9:17 am)

        (But I guess I don’t know how early you start tail-gating, or how late it will be when you are able to drive home safely ;)     )

  • bolo January 4, 2017 (10:25 pm)

    Soooooooooooo glad they are finally going to fix those streetlamps.

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