TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: Thursday updates; bridge closure; Memorial Day preview…

(SDOT MAP with travel times/video links; is the ‘low bridge’ closed? LOOK HERE)

(Click any view for a close-up; more cameras on the WSB Traffic page)

6:35 AM: Good morning! As the holiday weekend approaches, previews/updates:

*The west end of the bridge closes for the Fauntleroy Expressway seismic-cushion work again tonight, 9 pm-5 pm, and then the next closure will be Tuesday night (May 31st) – Friday and Saturday are regular off-nights, and SDOT tells us that Sunday and Monday also will see NO work because of the holiday.

*‘Rolling slowdowns’ for movie filming are expected today for one last day on the Alaskan Way Viaduct, 9 am-3 pm.

*As first mentioned here on Wednesday, sewer repairs will mean lane closures along a stretch of 35th SW for about two weeks starting next Tuesday.

*Metro and the West Seattle Water Taxi will both be on Sunday schedules on Memorial Day.

8:38 AM: Thanks to Mike for the tip – police and tow trucks are at the scene of a crash involving a bus in the Delridge triangle, north of Roxbury. It wasn’t on the 911 log, which means no injuries of note.

10:42 AM: Thanks to David for the tip on the Seneca closures that SDOT tweeted about:

6 Replies to "TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: Thursday updates; bridge closure; Memorial Day preview..."

  • David May 26, 2016 (10:15 am)

    Not sure why, but SPD has blocked off access to Seneca Street from 99 northbound.

    • WSB May 26, 2016 (10:41 am)

      Maybe related to the filming? I don’t see an incident on 911 … but I do see an SDOT tweet warning of “recurring closures.” Checking with them. Thanks. (Update: Yes, they confirm it’s because of the filming.)

  • Yeaaaah! May 26, 2016 (12:41 pm)

    Major gas leak DT Seattle.

    • WSB May 26, 2016 (12:57 pm)

      Sounds like it’s wrapping up, per SDOT on Twitter, at least in terms of the emergency response and road closures. Relief for us, as that’s near where we’re heading for the Sound Transit board meeting …

  • Busrider May 26, 2016 (12:57 pm)

    Seneca and 1st is closed for the filming. They have been shooting the same scene over and over again of a car coming off the exit. Every so often they open it for cars

  • Cynical girl May 26, 2016 (1:12 pm)

    I don’t watch local or national news, so I was wondering if some sort of law was passed allowing motorists to ignore using turn signals? Also, was anything passed about not using your phone while driving? Sorry to be so uninformed.

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