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Alert: Spokane Street Bridge closed ‘all weekend’

The Spokane Street Bridge to West Seattle didn’t make it through the ice storm, and it will likely remain closed for the rest of the weekend. SDOT Director Greg Spotts said on Twitter that the mechanical problem on the swing … Continue reading

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Alert 11/28-1/27: Interurban Trail closed in Algona/Pacific

A section of the Interurban Trail near the Algona/Pacific border will be closed for repairs now until January 27. There is no official detour or temporary trail. Frontage Road is probable the most obvious alternative, though Josh Putnam noted some … Continue reading

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Alert 10/28-29: Another Fremont Bridge overnight closure early Saturday

Work to repair the deck of the Fremont Bridge requires one more overnight closure, according to SDOT. The bridge will close very early Saturday morning from midnight until 6 a.m. Just like the previous closure, the bridge will allow walking … Continue reading

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Alert 10/21-24: 520 Bridge Trail closed – UPDATE: Open!

UPDATE 10/23 8pm: The trail has reopened. The 520 Trail across Lake Washington will be closed starting at 11 p.m. tonight (Friday) until 5 a.m. Monday morning. I suppose the silver lining here is that this time the closure is … Continue reading

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Alert: Fremont Bridge closed overnight early Saturday

Heads up to anyone out late Friday or working early on Saturday: SDOT is repairing the metal bridge decking on the Fremont Bridge from midnight to 6 a.m. Saturday morning. The bridge, including the sidewalks, will be closed except for … Continue reading

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Green Lake Inner Loop will detour to Outer Loop for boathouse construction

A short section of the Green Lake Inner Loop Path near the Aqua Theater will be rerouted to the Outer Loop path for about a year starting today. Seattle Parks is replacing the existing boathouse with a new 10,800 square-foot … Continue reading

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I-90 Trail will remain open during weekend westbound bridge closure

The I-90 Bridge will remain open this weekend during expansion joint work on the Homer Hadley Bridge that will close all westbound lanes. We reported last week on a series of tough planned trail closures on the larger of the … Continue reading

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Trail Alert 9/16-19 and 9/23-26: I-90 Bridge Trail will be closed between Seattle and Mercer Island – UPDATED

UPDATE 9-21: The trail will remain open during the September 23–26 work. WSDOT sent out an alert today that the trail across the I-90 Bridge will be closed most of Friday and all weekend as crews work on an expansion … Continue reading

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Bike Route Alert 6/13-24: Burke-Gilman Trail work in Kenmore will require slowdowns, possibly some walking

King County Parks will be making pavement repairs to the Burke-Gilman Trail between 47th Ave NE and 61st Ave NE in Kenmore between June 13 and 24. The good news is that users will be able to get by the … Continue reading

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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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