Trail Alert 2/12-14: Eastrail closure near I-405/SR-520 interchange

Map of the closure and detour route. Detour description: In order to continue through to 120th Avenue Northeast, you'll need to follow the following detour (Coming from the north, at the South Kirkland Park-and-Ride): Detour off the trail to the existing bike lane/sidewalk on 108th Avenue Northeast to Northup Way Use existing bike lane/sidewalk on Northup Way/20th Avenue Northeast Head south on 120th Avenue Northeast to Spring Boulevard intersection.Sound Transit is resurfacing a stretch of the Eastrail between the South Kirkland Park and Ride and the intersection of 120th Ave NE and Spring Blvd in Bellevue. So anyone trying to get through will have to detour via Northrup Way and 120th Ave NE.

Construction is scheduled to close the trail Wednesday through Friday, though of course at this time of year work is rather weather-dependent.

Details from Sound Transit:

Staring Wednesday, Feb. 12, Sound Transit’s contractor, Hensel Phelps, will close a small portion of the Eastrail in Bellevue, for three days, near the construction site of the Operations and Maintenance Facility on 120th Avenue Northeast. The closure is needed to complete trail surfacing and reconstruct the temporary trail bridge.

What

Three-day trail closure and detour

When

Wednesday, Feb. 12, through Friday, Feb. 14

Where

Eastrail near the Operations and Maintenance Facility East construction site on 120th Avenue Northeast in Bellevue.

More

  • In order to continue through to 120th Avenue Northeast, you’ll need to follow the following detour (Coming from the north, at the South Kirkland Park-and-Ride):
    • Detour off the trail to the existing bike lane/sidewalk on 108th Avenue Northeast to Northup Way
    • Use existing bike lane/sidewalk on Northup Way/20th Avenue Northeast
    • Head south on 120th Avenue Northeast to Spring Boulevard intersection
  • Plan ahead, leave early and allow extra time to reach your destination.

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