7:06 AM: Getting from the 1st Av S Bridge to I-5 is impeded by what SPD described as “driver of a vehicle crashed into a building, causing the building to catch fire.” Blocking all lanes of Michigan between 4th and Corson.
7:53 AM: The fire is out and the driver has been taken to Harborview, but the scene isn’t likely to clear for some time.
9:20 AM: All lanes of Michigan have reopened.
6:03 AM: Good morning; welcome to Wednesday, June 29th.
Today’s forecast sounds a lot like yesterday – cloudy, chance of showers, high in the mid-60s to low 70s (Tuesday’s high was 65, 26 degrees down from one day earlier).
BUSES, WATER TAXI, FERRIES
Metro buses are on their regular weekday schedule; watch @kcmetroalerts for word of reroutes/trip cancellations.
Ferries: WSF continues on the two-boat schedule for Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth – and WSF says that probably won’t change for many months. Check here for alerts/updates.
BRIDGES AND DETOUR ROUTES
829th 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 (one of four recently installed cameras!):
Highland Park Way/Holden:
The 5-way intersection (Spokane/West Marginal/Delridge/Chelan):
Trouble on the roads/paths/water? Text or call us (when you can do so safely) – 206-293-6302.