Daily Archives: July 14, 2011

Metro’s Thursday PM commute wrap-up; Mariners game tonight at 7:10 PM, Safeco Field; Mount Baker Station elevators to and from the southbound platform are out of service, plus upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Thursday evening commute is winding down with no significant delays or disruptions in transit service to report.

Please note the information below about upcoming events in Metro’s service area.

Mount Baker Station elevators to and from the southbound platform are out of service
The elevators to and from the Mount Baker Station southbound platform are out of service until further notice. 

Until repairs are made, southbound passengers who require the use of the elevator and want to board at Mount Baker should ride instead north to Beacon Hill and transfer to a southbound train. 

Passengers who want to exit at Mount Baker should ride to Columbia City and transfer to a northbound train. 

Mariners game tonight, Thursday, July 14, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Eastbound NE 8th St ramp closure to northbound I-405
- Monday, July 11 through Thursday, July 14.
– 11:00 PM – 6:00 AM, nightly
Routes 272 & ST 556 will be rerouted by this closure.

Southbound Main Av S is closed between S 4th St & Williams Av S
- Monday, June 20 through Friday, August 26.
– At all times during construction.
Routes 101, 148 & 153 are rerouted by this closure.

S 154th St is closed between 24th Av S & Tukwila Int’l Blvd
- Tuesday, June 28 through Friday, September 30.
– At all times during construction.
-
Route 140 is  rerouted by this closure.

Bite of Seattle Festival at Seattle Center 
Traffic around the Seattle Center may be congested during this event. 

  • Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17.
  • Although no Metro or Metro operated Sound Transit service is rerouted because of this event, expect possible delays due to traffic volumes in the Seattle Center area. 
  • Ride transit to the Seattle Center events.
  • Regular fares apply.
  • More information about this event is available on the Bite of Seattle website.

Mariners game, Friday, July 15, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Covinginton Days Parade

Issaquah Soap Box Derby

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 209 will be affected by this event.

Mariners game, Saturday, July 16, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

 Olde Burien Block Party

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 139 will be affected by this event.

Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow

  • Saturday, July 16 & Sunday, July 17.
  • Route 33 will be affected by this event.

Sounders v. Colorado at Qwest Field, Saturday, July 16, 1:00 PM

  • Although no Metro or Metro operated Sound Transit service is rerouted because of this event, expect possible delays due to traffic volumes in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas.
  • Ride transit to Qwest Field events.
  • Regular fares apply.

 Vashon Strawberry Festival & Parade

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 118 will be affected by this event.

Brad Lewis Memorial Criterium

  • Sunday, July 17.
  • Route 30 is affected by this event.

Mariners game, Sunday, July 17, 1:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

White Center Jubilee Days Parade

Thank you for joining us today.  We will return at 6:00 AM on Friday to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a pleasant evening.

Route 106 returns to regular operation at Rainier Av N & Renton Av Ext

Route 106 has returned to regular operation at Rainier Av N & Renton Av Ext.
Thank you for your patience.

Route 106 is blocked at Rainier Av N & Renton Av Ext

Rt 106 is rerouted in both directions due to a blockage at Rainier Av N
& Renton Av Ext.  Use the stops on Renton Av S west of Hardie Av SW
or east of Rainier Av S.  Thank you for your patience.

Metro’s Thursday PM commute has started quietly; Mount Baker Station elevators to and from the southbound platform are out of service, plus upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Thursday afternoon commute is starting quietly with no significant delays or disruptions in transit service to report.

Please note the information below about upcoming events in Metro’s service area.

Mount Baker Station  elevators to and from the southbound platform are out of service
The elevators to and from the Mount Baker Station southbound platform are out of service until further notice. 

Until repairs are made, southbound passengers who require the use of the elevator and want to board at Mount Baker should ride instead north to Beacon Hill and transfer to a southbound train. 

Passengers who want to exit at Mount Baker should ride to Columbia City and transfer to a northbound train. 

Mariners game tonight, Thursday, July 14, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Eastbound NE 8th St ramp closure to northbound I-405
- Monday, July 11 through Thursday, July 14.
– 11:00 PM – 6:00 AM, nightly
Routes 272 & ST 556 will be rerouted by this closure.

Southbound Main Av S is closed between S 4th St & Williams Av S
- Monday, June 20 through Friday, August 26.
– At all times during construction.
Routes 101, 148 & 153 are rerouted by this closure.

S 154th St is closed between 24th Av S & Tukwila Int’l Blvd
– Tuesday, June 28 through Friday, September 30.
- At all times during construction.
- Route 140 is  rerouted by this closure.

Bite of Seattle Festival at Seattle Center 
Traffic around the Seattle Center may be congested during this event. 

  • Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17.
  • Although no Metro or Metro operated Sound Transit service is rerouted because of this event, expect possible delays due to traffic volumes in the Seattle Center area. 
  • Ride transit to the Seattle Center events.
  • Regular fares apply.
  • More information about this event is available on the Bite of Seattle website.

Mariners game, Friday, July 15, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Covinginton Days Parade

Issaquah Soap Box Derby

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 209 will be affected by this event.

Mariners game, Saturday, July 16, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

 Olde Burien Block Party

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 139 will be affected by this event.

Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow

  • Saturday, July 16 & Sunday, July 17.
  • Route 33 will be affected by this event.

Sounders v. Colorado at Qwest Field, Saturday, July 16, 1:00 PM

  • Although no Metro or Metro operated Sound Transit service is rerouted because of this event, expect possible delays due to traffic volumes in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas.
  • Ride transit to Qwest Field events.
  • Regular fares apply.

 Vashon Strawberry Festival & Parade

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 118 will be affected by this event.

Brad Lewis Memorial Criterium

  • Sunday, July 17.
  • Route 30 is affected by this event.

Mariners game, Sunday, July 17, 1:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

White Center Jubilee Days Parade

Thank you for joining us today.  We’re here until 7:00 PM
to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

Metro’s Thursday AM commute is winding down, Route 128 still rerouted, Mount Baker Station elevators to and from the southbound platform are out of service, plus upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Thursday morning commute is winding down with Route  128 still rerouted until further notice.

Heading toward Southcenter Route 128 will be rerouted off of S 144th St between 51st Av S & 42nd Av S.  Route 128 will not make stops while along the temporary reroute.  Use the regular posted bus stops northbound on 42nd Av S just south of S 144th St or eastbound on S 144th St at 53rd Av S. Same in reverse. 

Please note the information below about upcoming events in Metro’s service area.

Mount Baker Station  elevators to and from the southbound platform are out of service
The elevators to and from the Mount Baker Station southbound platform are out of service until further notice. 

Until repairs are made, southbound passengers who require the use of the elevator and want to board at Mount Baker should ride instead north to Beacon Hill and transfer to a southbound train. 

Passengers who want to exit at Mount Baker should ride to Columbia City and transfer to a northbound train. 

Eastbound NE 8th St ramp closure to northbound I-405
- Monday, July 11 through Thursday, July 14.
– 11:00 PM – 6:00 AM, nightly
Routes 272 & ST 556 will be rerouted by this closure.

Southbound Main Av S is closed between S 4th St & Williams Av S
- Monday, June 20 through Friday, August 26.
– At all times during construction.
Routes 101, 148 & 153 are rerouted by this closure.

S 154th St is closed between 24th Av S & Tukwila Int’l Blvd
- Tuesday, June 28 through Friday, September 30.
– At all times during construction.
Route 140 is  rerouted by this closure.

Mariners game tonight, Thursday, July 14, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Bite of Seattle Festival at Seattle Center 

Traffic around the Seattle Center may be congested during this event. 

  • Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17.
  • Although no Metro or Metro operated Sound Transit service is rerouted because of this event, expect possible delays due to traffic volumes in the Seattle Center area. 
  • Ride transit to the Seattle Center events.
  • Regular fares apply.
  • More information about this event is available on the Bite of Seattle website.

Mariners game, Friday, July 15, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Covinginton Days Parade

Issaquah Soap Box Derby

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 209 will be affected by this event.

Mariners game, Saturday, July 16, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

 Olde Burien Block Party

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 139 will be affected by this event.

Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow

  • Saturday, July 16 & Sunday, July 17.
  • Route 33 will be affected by this event.

Sounders v. Colorado at Qwest Field, Saturday, July 16, 1:00 PM

  • Although no Metro or Metro operated Sound Transit service is rerouted because of this event, expect possible delays due to traffic volumes in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas.
  • Ride transit to Qwest Field events.
  • Regular fares apply.

 Vashon Strawberry Festival & Parade

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 118 will be affected by this event.

Brad Lewis Memorial Criterium

  • Sunday, July 17.
  • Route 30 is affected by this event.

Mariners game, Sunday, July 17, 1:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

White Center Jubilee Days Parade

We will return at 3:00 PM, this afternoon, to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great morning.

Route 128 is still currently rerouted off of S 144 St between 51 Av S & 42 Av S

Update 8:15 AM -

Route affected:  128

Heading toward Southcenter Route 128 will be rerouted off of S 144th St between 51st Av S & 42nd Av S.  Route 128 will not make stops while along the temporary reroute.  Use the regular posted bus stops northbound on 42nd Av S just south of S 144th St or eastbound on S 144th St at 53rd Av S. Same in reverse.

The reroute is until further notice.

Thank you for your patience.

Metro’s Thursday AM commute begins, with Trolley wire down at 5 Av S & Jackson St, Mount Baker Station elevators to and from the southbound platform are out of service, plus upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Thursday morning commute begins quietly with Trolley wire down at 5th Av S & S Jackson St affecting all trolley routes in the area, work is in progress to fix as quickly as possible.  Expect delays in the area until the work is complete.

Please note the information below about upcoming events in Metro’s service area.

Mount Baker Station  elevators to and from the southbound platform are out of service
The elevators to and from the Mount Baker Station southbound platform are out of service until further notice. 

Until repairs are made, southbound passengers who require the use of the elevator and want to board at Mount Baker should ride instead north to Beacon Hill and transfer to a southbound train. 

Passengers who want to exit at Mount Baker should ride to Columbia City and transfer to a northbound train. 

Eastbound NE 8th St ramp closure to northbound I-405
- Monday, July 11 through Thursday, July 14.
– 11:00 PM – 6:00 AM, nightly
Routes 272 & ST 556 will be rerouted by this closure.

Southbound Main Av S is closed between S 4th St & Williams Av S
- Monday, June 20 through Friday, August 26.
– At all times during construction.
Routes 101, 148 & 153 are rerouted by this closure.

S 154th St is closed between 24th Av S & Tukwila Int’l Blvd
- Tuesday, June 28 through Friday, September 30.
– At all times during construction.
Route 140 is  rerouted by this closure.

Mariners game tonight, Thursday, July 14, 7:10 PM at Safeco Field
Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Covinginton Days Parade

Issaquah Soap Box Derby

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 209 will be affected by this event.

 Olde Burien Block Party

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 139 will be affected by this event.

Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow

  • Saturday, July 16 & Sunday, July 17.
  • Route 33 will be affected by this event.

 Vashon Strawberry Festival & Parade

  • Saturday, July 16.
  • Route 118 will be affected by this event.

Brad Lewis Memorial Criterium

  • Sunday, July 17.
  • Route 30 is affected by this event.

White Center Jubilee Days Parade

We will be here until 9:00 AM to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great morning.