TRAFFIC, WEATHER, TRANSIT: Welcome to Thursday

6:01 AM Good morning!


Chance of rain, but otherwise a fairly quiet forecast.


-Tomorrow’s the last day of school before winter break.

-Five Sundays with short low-bridge closures for testing were announced today – this Sunday’s the first one.


Metro is on its regular weekday schedule. Watch @kcmetrobus for word of trip cancellations.

Ferries and Water Taxi: WSF continues a two-boat schedule on the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth run. Check here for alerts/updates. The Water Taxi is on its regular schedule.


633rd 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.)

The 1st Avenue South Bridge (map):

South Park Bridge:

West Marginal Way at Highland Park Way:

Highland Park Way/Holden:

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

Are movable bridges opening for vessels? The @SDOTBridges Twitter feed can tell you; 1st Ave. S. Bridge openings are also 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.

1 Reply to "TRAFFIC, WEATHER, TRANSIT: Welcome to Thursday"

  • Wseattleite December 16, 2021 (8:04 am)

    Why is the highland Park Holden light camera so often pointing in a near useless direction or with obstructions?  Certainly it can’t be that complicated to have one that is more helpful for people to use. 

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