6 AM: Good morning and welcome to Monday, May 16th.


The National Weather Service predicts a partly sunny day, high near 60.


Metro is on its regular weekday schedule, but watch @kcmetroalerts (new account) for word of reroutes/trip cancellations.

No midday West Seattle Water Taxi service – possibly through Thursday, as announced.

Ferries: WSF continues using the two-boat schedule for Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth. Check here for alerts/updates.


784th morning without the West Seattle Bridge.

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.)

1st Avenue South Bridge:

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 city bridges opening for vessels? Check the @SDOTBridges Twitter feed; 1st Ave. S. Bridge openings are tweeted by @wsdot_traffic.

All city traffic cams can be seen here; West Seattle and vicinity-relevant cameras are also on this WSB page

Trouble on the roads/paths/water? Text or call us (when you can do so safely) – 206-293-6302.

4 Replies to "TRAFFIC, TRANSIT, WEATHER: Monday begins"

  • Sam May 16, 2022 (11:36 am)

    When are we due for another bridge update? I thought there was supposed to be something at the end of April but must have been mistaken. Thanks!

    • WSB May 16, 2022 (12:04 pm)

      I have a request out today for the latest, so watch for an update here later. Information otherwise emerges in bits and pieces. SDOT continues sending Friday newsletters. Councilmember Herbold’s weekly newsletter, sent on Saturday (and viewable online), had information that did not appear in the Friday SDOT update, saying she’d been told Thursday that there are only two structural-concrete pours remaining, not three. Perhaps helpful to remember that SDOT has said they’ll give one month’s notice of a reopening date, so at any given time before that announcement, we’re at least a month out. The next community meeting likely to have a bridge briefing from an SDOT rep is the West Seattle Transportation Coalition, May 25th. – TR

      • Sam May 16, 2022 (12:32 pm)

        Great, thank you!

      • CarDriver May 16, 2022 (1:57 pm)

        Thanks WSB!! I (and many others) vent but thankfully we can get the straight scoop from you! 

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