Tag Archives: Bike Route Alert

Alert: Lower Spokane Street Bridge will close overnight May 29-31

The lower Spokane Street Bridge to West Seattle, a vital lifeline for the neighborhood since the upper West Seattle Bridge closed, will itself close for evening-to-overnight work Friday, Saturday and maybe Sunday. That means anyone biking will need to detour … Continue reading

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Trail Alert: Burke-Gilman Trail will be detoured near Ballard Fred Meyer

The Ship Canal Water Quality project, the $500+ million effort by Seattle Public Utilities and the King County Wastewater Treatment Division to prevent sewage from spilling into Puget Sound during heavy rains, will close the section of the Burke-Gilman Trail … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 4/27-5/11: Significant delays on Sammamish River Trail for repair work in Bothell

Work to fix some tree root bumps and repave a section of the Sammamish River Trail in Bothell kicks off April 27 and will last for two weeks. During work hours, trail users will need to wait for up to … Continue reading

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Trail Alert: Cedar River Trail closed near Cedar Grove Natural Area until March 2 to repair washout

The Cedar River Trail was washed out during recent heavy rains, and crews will be out working with heavy machinery to finish repairs and paving. So the trail will be closed for 4.5 miles from 154th Pl SE east to … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Trail Alert: Cedar River Trail flooded at 154th SE + Report of Green River Trail closure in Tukwila

We have more trail closure notices to add. The Cedar River Trail underpass at 154th Pl SE is full of water. Luckily, there is a street-level crosswalk that makes for what should be an easy detour. But we aware that … Continue reading

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Trail Alerts: Sammamish River Trail floods + Snoqualmie Valley Trail landslide

Heavy and persistent rains have caused more trail closures in the area. The Sammamish River Trail has closed in four places between Woodinville and Redmond because its namesake river has overflowed. See the links in the notice below for maps … Continue reading

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Trail Alert: Landslide closes section of the Preston-Snoqualmie Trail

A landslide has closed a section of the Preston-Snoqualmie Trail near Snoqualmie Ridge and Fall City, King County Parks said Thursday. The trail is closed between Preston-Fall City Road and Lake Alice Road. King County did not have an expected … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 2/6-8: I-90 Trail detour on Mercer Island

Sound Transit work on Mercer Island will close a section of the I-90 Trail starting Thursday and lasting through Saturday. And unfortunately, this stretch of N Mercer Way does not have bike lanes, so people biking will be directed to … Continue reading

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Bike Route Alert 1/27: Awful 2-week sidewalk detour on Montlake Blvd near SR 520 starts Monday

So you finally got used to biking around the SR 520 construction in Montlake, eh? I have bad news. It’s about to get way worse for two weeks. Starting as soon as Monday, people walking and biking on the east … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 11/7-9: Burke-Gilman Trail crosswalk and entrance work in Kenmore

King County Parks crews will repaint crosswalks and removing bollards at a set of Kenmore-area trail entrances starting Thursday and lasting as long as Saturday. The trail will not be completely closed, but expect delays getting through worksites. Details from … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 11/7-9: Eastrail closed near Sound Transit construction

The Eastrail will be closed later this week near the under-construction Sound Transit light rail station in north Bellevue. The detour has folks leaving the trail near the South Kirkland Park and Ride and taking Northrup Way and 120th Ave … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 10/12-13: State will replace bumpy 520 Bridge Trail covers

It’s happening! WSDOT is going to replace all those abruptly bumpy expansion gap covers on the 520 floating bridge trail this weekend. Of course, replacing the covers means crews need to close the trail for the weekend starting 11 p.m. … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 8/16-18: Big Burke-Gilman Trail detour planned through UW

UW will detour a significant stretch of the Burke-Gilman Trail between Pend Oreille Rd and Rainier Vista this weekend for tree removal work. The detour will be in place starting 6 a.m. Friday morning and going through Sunday evening. Work … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 5/6: Burke-Gilman detour near Seattle city limit

The Burke-Gilman Trail will be closed for a stretch May 6 around Seattle’s border with Lake Forest Park so King County Parks can remove six hazardous trees. The good news is that this stretch parallels Riviera Pl NE, which should … Continue reading

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Trail Alert: Chief Sealth Trail detour at S Graham St

The Chief Sealth Trail will be detoured for about two blocks along S Graham St and 31st Ave S starting today (April 22) and lasting up to one month. The closure is for a project to make crossing improvements where … Continue reading

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Trail Alert: Burke-Gilman blocked by downed tree in Bothell until Tuesday

A large tree fell over the weekend and has blocked the Burke-Gilman Trail in Bothell, and King County Parks says it cannot remove the tree until Tuesday. The tree is blocking the trail at about 91st Ave NE, a tricky … Continue reading

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ALERT: West Seattle swing bridge will be out from 7-9 Tuesday night, shuttles available

Attention folks who bike across the lower West Seattle Bridge: SDOT just announced a closure from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight (Tuesday). As with the previous closure, there will be a shuttle to help folks walking and biking get across, … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 12/4–1/31: Seattle Parks begins repair work on old, bumpy sections of the Burke-Gilman

Be prepared for detours on the Burke-Gilman Trail in NE Seattle over the next two months. Seattle Parks is making much-needed repairs to 13 segments of this aging, bumpy and extremely popular trail, starting with the divided stretch of trail … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 11/6-8: Burke-Gilman Trail detour on UW campus

Note that this work could get pushed back depending on weather. We will update when/if we learn of changes to the schedule. Details from the University of Washington: The University of Washington is scheduled to perform surface maintenance on the … Continue reading

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