For more on the closure, see our previous stories. There is also a lot of excellent advice from others working through the detour in the comments. Thanks everyone for your input. If you are looking for ways to improve your route, definitely check those comments out.
In other Burke-Gilman closure news, the county now has the permits they need to start tearing down trees and begin the heavy duty work. So everyone should commune with the trees and thank them for allowing this new, improved bicycle path (you know, if you’re into that kind of thing).