Tag Archives: Bike Route Alert

Alert 4/28-5/1: 520 Trail closed across Lake Washington

The 520 Bridge Trail will be closed late Thursday through late Sunday, WSDOT announced Wednesday. The trail under the bridge leading to Lake Washington Boulevard will also be closed. A previously-scheduled closure was cancelled earlier this month. You can check … Continue reading

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Alert 4/21-25: 520 Trail across Lake Washington closed – CANCELLED

UPDATE: WSDOT announced Thursday that the planned trail closure has been cancelled. “This weekend’s work on SR 520 is canceled. The trail across Lake Washington will be open tonight through Monday morning.” The walking and biking trails on the 520 … Continue reading

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Alert 3/7: Mercer Island Station construction will detour section of the I-90 Trail ‘long-term’

Work to build Mercer Island Station and redesign the bus connections there will displace a section of the I-90 Trail starting March 7, Sound Transit announced. Though the work area may change as work progresses, expect some kind of trail … Continue reading

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Alert: Flooding and landslides close sections of EasTrail, Snoqualmie Valley Trail + more

An enormous amount of water has fallen on our region, leading to flooding and landslides. So if you are planning a bike ride on a route near a river, be sure to check in with the King County Roads and … Continue reading

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Alert 1/21-24: Montlake Bridge is fully closed this weekend for maintenance

The Montlake Bridge will be closed for maintenance this weekend starting 10 p.m. Friday (today) and ending 5 a.m. Monday. The closure includes the sidewalks as well as the roadway. There will be a shuttle to take people on foot … Continue reading

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Alert 10/22-25: 520 Bridge closed, Montlake Blvd and the trail to the Arboretum will remain open

Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight (Friday), crews are scheduled to close the 520 Bridge, including the trail across Lake Washington. Montlake Boulevard and the underpass trail to the Arboretum will remain open. More details from WSDOT: Heads up, travelers: Crews … Continue reading

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Alert 9/10-12: Contrary to original plans, bike/walk access will be maintained during Montlake Bridge weekend closure

We have a good news update about the ongoing Montlake Bridge rehabilitation work. The first of several weekend closures is still scheduled for this weekend (September 10–12). But despite original announcements, the west sidewalk will remain open for walking and … Continue reading

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Alert: Montlake Bridge east sidewalk closed Aug 2-6 + Weekend closures coming in the fall -UPDATED

The state is starting work on a significant Montlake Bridge repair project, which includes replacing all the metal roadway decking and maintaining the moving mechanism. This will lead to major closures for cars and buses. But because crews will keep … Continue reading

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Alert 7/12-26: Snoqualmie Valley Trail closed south of Duvall Park

The Snoqualmie Valley Trail will be closed for two weeks just south of Duvall Park starting today, King County Parks announced. There is seemingly no alternative other than SR-203 (AKA Carnation-Duvall Rd NE), which has fairly skinny shoulders. And though … Continue reading

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Alert 10/12: Bell Street closed between 5th and 6th Avenues for up to 3 weeks

Heads up! Work is underway to complete the Bell St bike lane and install new signals between 5th and 6th Avenues. This means the street will be closed 24/7 for up to three weeks, according to SDOT: The Bell St … Continue reading

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Bike Route Alert: Little 116th Street trail closed near I-5

Sound Transit has closed a short trail connection between NE 116th St and the 1st Ave NE I-5 overpass to N 117th St. This trail will never reopen. Instead, the agency will construct a new trail under the light rail … Continue reading

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Bike Route Alert: Lynnwood Link construction will close Scriber Creek Trail for 2 years, disrupt Interurban Trail

Work on Lynnwood Link will close the Scribner Creek Trail for two years and will require intermittent closures of the Interurban Trail, Sound Transit says. The Scribner Creek Trail is basically a path along the southwest edge of the Lynnwood … Continue reading

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Bike Route Alert 9/11-14: 520 Bridge closed, including the trail

The 520 Bridge will be closed 11 p.m. September 11 until 5 a.m. September 14 for a series of major construction projects. These closures include the trail over the lake. The trail under the bridge on the Montlake side connecting … Continue reading

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Seattle Parks announces week-long, very steep Burke-Gilman Trail detour for … mowing?

People who bike or walk on the Burke-Gilman Trail in northeast Seattle have dealt with a lot of tough detours in recent years. But the detours are always for a good reason, such as the city or county rebuilding or … Continue reading

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Trail Alerts: Ship Canal Trail won’t be detoured to Nickerson + Burke detour near Fred Meyer

Some great news from Seattle Public Utilities: The Ship Canal Trail will not be detoured to Nickerson Street for the next couple years as was originally planned. As we reported previously, concerned neighbors including Queen Anne Greenways drew attention to … Continue reading

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POSTPONED: Southbound U Bridge bike lane closed through Tuesday, NB closed 7/27-29 – UPDATED

UPDATE 7/24: The work is now scheduled for 7/27-29 northbound and 8/10-12 southbound. UPDATE: This work has been postponed. From SDOT: “Unfortunately, this work has been postponed. When we opened the buckets of primer yesterday, we discovered that it had … Continue reading

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Trail Alert: Green River Trail closed at Tukwila Intl Blvd until December

The Green River Trail is closed on the south side of the Duwamish River between Tuwila International Boulevard and E Marginal Way S until November 30. The City of Tukwila is working to daylight Riverton Creek, “which has been flowing … Continue reading

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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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