Daily Archives: July 27, 2011

Metro’s Wednesday PM commute wrap up; Greenwood Seafair Parade tonight plus other upcoming events that may impact service

Good evening! Metro’s Wednesday PM commute is winding down with no major delays or disruptions in service to report.

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

Greenwood Seafair Parade

  • Wednesday, July 27, 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Routes 5, 48 & 355 will be rerouted due to this event.

Magnolia Summer Festival and Seafair Parade

  • Thursday, July 28, 3:30 PM through Saturday, July 30, 7:30 PM
  • Routes 24 & 31 will be rerouted due to this event.

Evergreen Point Bridge Park-and-Ride on State Route 520 was moved to a new temporary location.

As of Monday, July 25, Metro Transit’s Evergreen Point Bridge
Park-and-Ride on State Route 520 was moved to a new temporary
location and the number of parking spaces has been  reduced.

This location will be used for about two years to allow for construction
of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) Eastside
Transit and HOV Project.

The new temporary lot is located just north of the original P&R on the north 
side of SR-520 at Evergreen Point Road and NE 32nd Street in Medina.

Capacity at the temporary lot is reduced from 50 to 19 stalls due to limited
space and to avoid cutting down six mature trees. When the new park-and-ride
opens in 2013, the 50 stall capacity will be restored.

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, Friday, July 29, 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.

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

Travel safely and have a great night.

UPDATE: All lanes are now open on northbound I-5 near NE Ravenna Blvd

Update: All lanes are now open on northbound I-5 near NE Ravenna Blvd. Traffic continues to be heavy but the accident has been cleared.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

UPDATE: Southbound Routes 122 and 132 have resumed service west of 20th Av S on Kent DesMoines Rd and S 240th St

Southbound Routes 122 and 132 have resumed service west of 20th Av S on Kent DesMoines Rd and S 240th St.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

Southbound Routes 122 & 132 are currently rerouted off of Kent DesMoines Rd and S 240th St west of 20 Av S

Southbound Routes 122 & 132 are currently rerouted off of Kent DesMoines Rd and S 240th St west of 20 Av S due to a blocking accident on 16th Av S.

Use the posted stops on Kent DesMoines Rd east of 20th Av S, southbound on 20th Av S just south of Kent DesMoines Rd or on S 240th St east of 20th Av S.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Traffic Advisory – Northbound I-5 near NE Ravenna Blvd is down to 1 lane; inner lanes blocked

Northbound I-5  near NE Ravenna Blvd is down to 1 lane of travel due to an accident. The inner lanes are blocked.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

Route ST 522 has resumed service on NE 178th Pl and Woodinville Snohomish Road between NE 180th Pl and NE 195th St

Route ST 522 has resumed service on NE 178th Pl and Woodinville Snohomish Road between NE 180th Pl and NE 195th St, both directions.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

Route ST 522 is currently rerouted off of NE 178th Pl and Woodinville Snohomish Road between NE 180th Pl and NE 195th St

Route ST 522 is currently rerouted off of NE 178th Pl north of NE 180th Pl and off of Woodinville Snohomish Rd south of NE 195th St.

Use the posted stops at the Woodinville Park & Ride, southbound on 138th Pl NE just south of NE 178th Pl or on SR-520 at 132 Av NE.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

 

Metro’s Wednesday PM commute begins quietly; Greenwood Seafair Parade tonight plus other upcoming events that may impact service

Good afternoon! Metro’s Wednesday PM commute has begun with no major delays or disruptions in service to report.

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

Greenwood Seafair Parade

  • Wednesday, July 27, 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Routes 5, 48 & 355 will be rerouted due to this event.

Magnolia Summer Festival and Seafair Parade

  • Thursday, July 28, 3:30 PM through Saturday, July 30, 7:30 PM
  • Routes 24 & 31 will be rerouted due to this event.

Evergreen Point Bridge Park-and-Ride on State Route 520 was moved to a new temporary location.

As of Monday, July 25, Metro Transit’s Evergreen Point Bridge
Park-and-Ride on State Route 520 was moved to a new temporary
location and the number of parking spaces has been  reduced.

This location will be used for about two years to allow for construction
of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) Eastside
Transit and HOV Project.

The new temporary lot is located just north of the original P&R on the north 
side of SR-520 at Evergreen Point Road and NE 32nd Street in Medina.

Capacity at the temporary lot is reduced from 50 to 19 stalls due to limited
space and to avoid cutting down six mature trees. When the new park-and-ride
opens in 2013, the 50 stall capacity will be restored.

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, Friday, July 29, 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.

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

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

Metro’s Wednesday morning commute wrap-up; plus other upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Wednesday morning commute has ended with no major delays or disruptions in service to report.

Route 132 has returned to regular route on Des Moines Memorial Dr S.

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

Greenwood Seafair Parade

  • Wednesday, July 27, 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Routes 5, 48 & 355 will be rerouted due to this event.

Magnolia Summer Festival and Seafair Parade

  • Thursday, July 28, 3:30 PM through Saturday, July 30, 7:30 PM
  • Routes 24 & 31 will be rerouted due to this event.

Evergreen Point Bridge Park-and-Ride on State Route 520 was moved to a new temporary location.

As of Monday, July 25, Metro Transit’s Evergreen Point Bridge
Park-and-Ride on State Route 520 was moved to a new temporary
location and the number of parking spaces has been  reduced.

This location will be used for about two years to allow for construction
of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) Eastside
Transit and HOV Project.

The new temporary lot is located just north of the original P&R on the north 
side of SR-520 at Evergreen Point Road and NE 32nd Street in Medina.

Capacity at the temporary lot is reduced from 50 to 19 stalls due to limited
space and to avoid cutting down six mature trees. When the new park-and-ride
opens in 2013, the 50 stall capacity will be restored.

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, Friday, July 29, 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.

Thank you for joining us this morning. We will be return at 3:00 PM to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great morning.

Metro’s Wednesday morning commute begins quietly; Rt 132 rerouted off of Des Moines Memorial Dr S; plus other upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Wednesday morning commute is underway.  Rt 132, in the southbound direction, continues to be rerouted off of Des Moines Memorial Dr S until further notice.  No other major delays or disruptions in service have been reported.

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

Greenwood Seafair Parade

  • Wednesday, July 27, 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Routes 5, 48 & 355 will be rerouted due to this event.

Magnolia Summer Festival and Seafair Parade

  • Thursday, July 28, 3:30 PM through Saturday, July 30, 7:30 PM
  • Routes 24 & 31 will be rerouted due to this event.

Evergreen Point Bridge Park-and-Ride on State Route 520 was moved to a new temporary location.

As of Monday, July 25, Metro Transit’s Evergreen Point Bridge
Park-and-Ride on State Route 520 was moved to a new temporary
location and the number of parking spaces has been  reduced.

This location will be used for about two years to allow for construction
of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) Eastside
Transit and HOV Project.

The new temporary lot is located just north of the original P&R on the north 
side of SR-520 at Evergreen Point Road and NE 32nd Street in Medina.

Capacity at the temporary lot is reduced from 50 to 19 stalls due to limited
space and to avoid cutting down six mature trees. When the new park-and-ride
opens in 2013, the 50 stall capacity will be restored.

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, Friday, July 29, 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.

Thank you for joining us this morning. We will be here until 9:00 AM to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great morning.