TRAFFIC, TRANSIT, WEATHER: Pre-holiday weekend Thursday

May 25, 2023 6:03 am
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6:03 AM: Good morning. It’s Thursday, May 25th, two workdays to go until Memorial Day weekend!


Today’s forecast: Sunny, high in the low 70s. Sunrise was at 5:21 am; sunset will be at 8:52 pm.


*If you travel near the West Seattle side of the 1st Avenue South Bridge, here’s an alert for work that might start today.

*Expect Don Armeni Boat Ramp and vicinity to be extra-busy because of today’s four-hour spot-shrimp season.


Metro – Regular schedule, but trip cancellations are still possible. *Looking ahead to Memorial Day, buses will be on Sunday schedules.

Water Taxi – Continuing the spring/summer schedule, including late-evening runs Friday and Saturday nights. The West Seattle WT *does* run Memorial Day, on a Sunday schedule.

Washington State Ferries‘ Triangle Route continues on the 2-boat schedule; sailing cancellations remain possible on short notice, so check here for alerts/updates and see Vessel Watch for boats’ locations.


Delridge cameras: Besides the one below (Delridge/Henderson), cameras are also up at Delridge/Genesee, Delridge/Juneau, Delridge/Orchard, and Delridge/Oregon.

High Bridge – the main camera:

High Bridge – the view from its southwest end (when SDOT points the 35th/Avalon/Fauntleroy camera that way):

Low Bridge – east-end vicinity:

1st Ave. S. Bridge – another route across the river:

Highway 99: – northbound side at Lander.

MORE TRAFFIC CAMS: See all working traffic cams citywide here, most with video options; West Seattle and vicinity-relevant cameras are on this WSB page.

BRIDGE INFO: Check the @SDOTBridges Twitter feed to see if the city’s movable bridges are opening for vessel traffic.

If you see trouble on the bridges/streets/paths/bay, please text or call us (when you can do it safely, and after you’ve reported to authorities). Thank you!

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