6:01 AM: Good morning. It’s Friday, April 5.


Mostly cloudy, chance of rain, high in the upper 50s. Sunrise will be at 6:38 am, sunset at 7:45 pm.


Tree-trimming is scheduled to continue today along a north section of 21st SW in advance of repaving work – details here.


Last weekday of break for some schools (including Holy Rosary, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Holy Family, and the Highline district). Then next week, when those schools return to class, it’s break week for most other schools, including Seattle Public Schools.


Metro today – Regular schedule; check advisories here – lots of trip cancellations this week.

Water Taxi today – Regular schedule. Check the real-time map if you need to see where the boat is. Reminder, no service the weekend of April 13-14 to prepare for the summer season.

Washington State Ferries today – The usual 2 boats on the Triangle Route. Check WSF alerts for last-minute changes. Use the real-time map to see where your ferry is.


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

1st Ave. S. Bridge:

Highway 99: – northbound side at Lander:

MORE TRAFFIC CAMS: All functioning traffic cams citywide are here; West Seattle and vicinity-relevant cameras are on this WSB page.

BRIDGE INFO: The @SDOTBridges feed on X (ex-Twitter) shows whether the city’s movable bridges are opening for vessel traffic.

If you see a problem on the bridges/streets/paths/water, please text or call our hotline (when you can do that safely, and after you’ve reported to authorities if they’re not already on scene) – 206-293-6302. Thank you!

2 Replies to "TRAFFIC, TRANSIT, WEATHER: Friday notes"

  • What Bus April 5, 2024 (7:06 am)

    Looks like all 56 and 57 morning routes cancelled today! Admiral bussing doom loop continues.

    • sam-c April 5, 2024 (8:51 am)

      What do Admiral bus riders usually do when that happens?   Take the 128 to the Junction and then a Rapid Ride?  Drive / shuttle to Water Taxi?    Just curious

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