TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: Wednesday watch

(SDOT MAP with travel times/ Is the ‘low bridge’ closed? LOOK HERE/ West Seattle-relevant traffic cams HERE)

7:30 AM: Good morning! No outbound alerts/incidents reported in our area so far.

BUS REROUTE TOMORROW: Reminder that Metro will test a reroute again, for southbound buses on the south end of downtown, 5 am Thursday-5 am Friday.

9:45 PM: Forgot to mention – thanks to Newnative in comments and Mike via email for the reminder – Rolling Stones concert tonight at CenturyLink Field, 7:30 pm.

11 Replies to "TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: Wednesday watch"

  • newnative August 14, 2019 (8:20 am)

    Don’t forget that the Rolling Stones will be at the Clink tonight. concert starts at 7:30pm

    • WSB August 14, 2019 (9:44 am)

      Yup, thanks, I mentioned that in yesterday’s bus-related update but forgot to include it this morning …..

  • Nachobeaver August 14, 2019 (10:58 am)

    Stop sign at top of highland park way got recycled by a vehicle and is in pieces on ground they were putting temporary one up when I went through earlier today but people are still blowing through it like it’s not there watch out if your coming up/down hill

    • KBear August 14, 2019 (12:04 pm)

      Wouldn’t it be great if there were a roundabout at that intersection? Then cars would have to slow down and a stop sign wouldn’t be needed!

      • Olafur August 14, 2019 (4:13 pm)

        Well, yes, it would be nice. Unfortunately, each time we mention it, they raise the cost estimate another million or two…

  • DH August 14, 2019 (1:51 pm)

    Looks like they are doing a reroute off 1st for Wednesday now. It would be nice if they could make these decisions before the day of the event like the planned and early communication about tomorrow’s reroute. 

    • WSB August 14, 2019 (2:23 pm)

      Where did you see that? They have reiterated the alert this afternoon in multiple channels but they are all for the same period previously announced, 5 am tomorrow (Thursday 8/15) through 5 am Friday (8/16).

      • DH August 14, 2019 (3:16 pm)

        You are right! I had the wrong day. Wishful thinking. So sorry for the confusion. Please delete my comment if possible. 

    • miws August 14, 2019 (3:48 pm)

      The latest email I received from Metro, on this subject, is time-stamped at 1:43 PM today. It states as WSB commented, and as what the previous notices have mentioned, that the reroute is for tomorrow, Thursday, Aug 15th, only—Mike

  • AB August 14, 2019 (3:21 pm)

    Hi – Does anyone know if the Water Taxi will be running late tonight because of the concert?  I can’t find any info on their site.  Guessing the answer is no, since it’s not been messaged.  Thanks.  

    • WSB August 14, 2019 (3:52 pm)

      No, just for sports events except in extremely rare circumstances which are announced in advance.

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