August 24, 2021 6:10 am
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6:10 AM: Good morning. Sunny and 70-ish weather is predicted again today, with afternoon haze.


26th SW & beyond – Northbound 26th SW closure continues between Roxbury and Barton. This is part of the King County-led portion of the RapidRide H Line preparations; there’s an update on the related White Center work, though.

Delridge project – Also part of the H Line preps – here’s this week’s plan.

Beach Drive – All week, tree trimming is planned in the 5900-6500 blocks for utility-line safety.

SW Alaska – “Red bus lane material and green cross bike markings will be installed starting the evening of the 24th and will last approximately 2-3 nights” – this, in the Junction/Triangle area.


Buses are on regular schedules – except for the rerouting in RapidRise H Line work zones. Watch @kcmetrobus for word of bus cancellations.

For ferries and water taxis, regular schedule. Watch @wsferries for updates.


519th morning without the West Seattle Bridge. Here are views of other bridges and routes:

Low Bridge: Automated enforcement cameras remain in use; restrictions are in effect 5 am-9 pm daily – except weekends; the bridge is open to all until 8 am Saturday and Sunday mornings. (Access applications are available here for some categories of drivers.)

West Marginal Way at Highland Park Way:

Highland Park Way/Holden – No camera for a few weeks (explained here)

The 5-way intersection (Spokane/West Marginal/Delridge/Chelan):

The 1st Avenue South Bridge (map):

For the South Park Bridge (map), here’s the nearest camera:

Are draw/swing bridges opening for boats or barges? The @SDOTBridges Twitter feed will tell you. (1st Ave. South Bridge openings also are tweeted on @wsdot_traffic.)

See all local traffic cams here; locally relevant cameras are also on this WSB page.

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

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