ROAD WORK & TRAFFIC WATCH: Monday 9/14 notes

6:25 AM: It’s Monday, the 175th morning without the West Seattle Bridge.


The Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth route is back to 2 boats as of early this morning after repairs to MV Issaquah. (Update: The Issaquah broke down again, but has been replaced by the Sealth.)


*Delridge project: Here’s the latest update, with word of overnight work the next two nights, and closures the next two weekends.

*1st Avenue S. Bridge: One more NB overnight closure for the deck-panel replacement project is planned this Wednesday night (September 16th), WSDOT tells WSB.

*Westwood Village parking lot: Repaving is expected to start this week. The lot section immediately south of the post office appears to be where work will start; we’ll be checking later this morning.


Here’s the 5-way intersection camera (Spokane/West Marginal/Delridge/Chelan):

Here’s the restricted-daytime-access (open to all 9 pm-5 am) low bridge:

The main detour route across the Duwamish River is the 1st Avenue South Bridge (map) . Here’s that camera:

The other major bridge across the river is the South Park Bridge (map). Here’s that camera:

Going through South Park? Don’t speed.

Check the @SDOTBridges Twitter feed for info about any of those bridges opening for marine traffic.

You can see all local traffic cams here; locally relevant cameras are also shown on this WSB page.


Metro – Still reduced service and distancing, with some changes starting this Saturday (September 19th), and the potential return of fares on/around October 1st.

Water Taxi – Still on its “winter” schedule, with the 773 and 775 shuttles running – see the schedule here.

Trouble on the roads/paths/water? Let us know – text (but not if you’re driving!) 206-293-6302.

2 Replies to "ROAD WORK & TRAFFIC WATCH: Monday 9/14 notes"

  • Jim P. September 14, 2020 (12:20 pm)

    Paving work in Westwood Village has well and truly begun.
    Jackhammering for sure and the usual array of trucks permanently in “back up” mode so the beeping runs for very long periods and is loud enough to warn you a block away behind closed double-paned windows lest you get injured in your bedroom.

    • WSB September 14, 2020 (12:47 pm)

      Thanks – having to read the bridge audit delayed my plan to go out earlier and check, so we’ll be doing that around mid-afternoon.

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