TRAFFIC, TRANSIT, WEATHER: Friday info, including morning crashes

8:50 AM: A commenter reports the light is out at 35th/Avalon. That’s possibly because of a patchy power outage we’ll be writing about separately.

9:09 AM: Police are responding to a reported crash at 8th/Henderson.

9:22 AM: That location’s been corrected to 8th/Barton and it’s closed the southbound leg of the intersection, per emergency-radio exchange.

10:49 AM: Crash involving a school bus blocking Dumar (between Delridge and 16th). No injuries reported – one child was on the bus, officers told dispatch.


6:03 AM: Good morning. Welcome to Friday, June 9th.


Cloudy, chance of more showers, high in the mid-60s. Sunrise was at 5:12 am; sunset will be at 9:06 pm.


Metro – Regular schedule, but trip cancellations and temporary route suspensions can and do happen at any time.

Water Taxi – Continuing the spring/summer schedule, including late-evening runs on Friday and Saturday nights.

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 – alternate 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!

1 Reply to "TRAFFIC, TRANSIT, WEATHER: Friday info, including morning crashes"

  • 35th & Avalon June 9, 2023 (8:38 am)

    The traffic signal is out at 35th and Avalon. It’s causing quite a bit of chaos.

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