Traffic alert for tomorrow: Microsoft meeting in SODO

For everybody who commutes through/to SODO, take note of this alert from SDOT:

Annual Microsoft Employee Meeting at Safeco Field tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. – 3:30 or 4 p.m. Gates open at 9 a.m. 200 buses, 4,000 cars expected to arrive with 18,000-20,000 attendees between 8:30 and 10 a.m. Most will depart by 5 p.m.

Cars will park in the Safeco Field Garage and the CenturyLink Garage, with some using nearby lots and garages. Buses will unload and load riders at the following locations:
(1) 3rd Ave S between Royal Brougham and Holgate
(2) Occidental from Royal Brougham north to Railroad Ave in front of the CenturyLink Event Ctr
(3) Occidental between Edgar Martinez Dr and Massachusetts St at the Safeco Field Garage Plaza
(4) 1st Ave S west curb from Royal Brougham north to end of sidewalk where SR99 ramps block the sidewalk.
Buses will arrive via the I-90 HOV exit to 5th Ave S or I-90 mainline exit to 4th Ave S. Seattle Police will provide traffic controls similar to ball games.

1 Reply to "Traffic alert for tomorrow: Microsoft meeting in SODO"

  • I Wonder September 22, 2011 (8:04 pm)

    Why can’t they meet on the eastside where HQ is instead of messing up Seattle traffic? Is it b/c more work in Seattle, or there is no stadium yet (hint, hint).

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