6:02 AM: Good morning, After a thunderous Tuesday night, today’s forecast calls for a dry day. Thanks to Greg Snyder for this photo from Tuesday’s sunset:


Delridge project – Two closures in South Delridge – the southbound closure of Delridge Way SW between Thistle and Trenton continues, and northbound Delridge closed between Cambridge and Henderson; details here.

26th SW – Major work is starting on NB 26th SW between Roxbury and Barton – details here.


Buses are on regular schedules – except for the South Delridge and 26th rerouting. Watch @kcmetrobus for word of bus cancellations.

For ferries and water taxis, all is normal. Watch @wsferries for updates.


499th 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:

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? See the @SDOTBridges Twitter feed. (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.

3 Replies to "ROAD WORK, TRANSIT, TRAFFIC, WEATHER: Wednesday notes"

  • CarDriver August 4, 2021 (12:04 pm)

    Advise.  Next Tuesday i need to make a rare commute time trip out of WS-from N Admiral. I need to get to Montlake by @8:45am. What time should i be leaving?? Timing is assuming it’s a “normal”  day.

  • Paula August 4, 2021 (4:13 pm)

    I’d leave at 7 and plan to get some coffee if I’m early. I know that sounds like a ridiculous amount of time. Getting onto the 1st Ave S Bridge will take the most time. I would also take the tunnel instead of getting on I-5. It will be much faster.

  • CarDriver August 4, 2021 (6:33 pm)

    Thanks Paula.  Betting that 7am departure will turn out to be not too early………..

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