4:20 PM: If you’re about to head this way from downtown – avoid 1st Avenue S. Per tipsters as well as SPD dispatch, a truck is blocking both southbound lanes just north of the West Seattle Bridge ramp, apparently after hitting a utility pole.
5:09 PM: Still backed up. See the almost-live camera image here.
6:31 PM: Scene’s not clear yet but the live video version of that camera shows more traffic being routed around it.
8:03 PM: The camera shows that entire block of 1st closed off now, and NB traffic coming off the westbound bridge being detoured too.
10:36 PM: We’re still monitoring the live video feed from the scene. It’s without power now and City Light is working in at least one bucket truck. The block is still closed to traffic.
1:13 AM: No change. We’re going off-watch for a while but you can check the camera link to see if it’s reopened.
6:54 AM: SDOT tweeted around 5:30 that it was open again.