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Transit Alert Update – Traffic delays continue on northbound I-5 just south of I-405

A blockage on northbound I-5 continues to cause traffic delays near Southcenter.

Expect possible significant delays in transit service traveling through this area.

Your patience is appreciated.

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Travel safely and have a great morning.

Transit Alert – There are traffic delays on northbound I-5 just south of I-405

A blockage on northbound I-5 is causing traffic delays near Southcenter.

Expect possible significant delays in transit service traveling through this area.

Your patience is appreciated.

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Travel safely and have a great morning.

Metro’s Tuesday AM commute has ended; Routes 40 & 62 continue to be delayed along Westlake Av N, upcoming I-90 week long lane closures plus…

Metro’s Tuesday morning commute is winding down.  Transit service delays continue on Routes 40 and 62 due to a blockage on Westlake Av N near Newton St.

Your patience is appreciated.

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Please note the information below about service advisories and alerts due to known events in Metro’s service area. 

Bus Stop Advisory –

SR-520 Clyde Hill/Yarrow Point Freeway Station is open

  • Monday, 7/14
  • New Clyde Hill/Yarrow Point Freeway Station is open in both directions;
  • Elevators are currently out of service, until further notice;
  • Metro routes 167, 242, 243, 250, 252, 255, 257, 260, 265, 268, 277, 280 Night Owl, 311, 982, 986 & 992, and Sound Transit routes
    ST 540, ST 542, ST 545, ST 555 & ST 556 service this station.
  • The private shuttle to/from Evergreen Point has been discontinued.

Lane Closures –

Full Week Westbound I-90 Lane Closures 

  • Friday, 7/18 at 9:30 PM through Friday, 7/25, at all times;
  • Westbound I- 90 near Mercer Island will be reduced to one lane;
  • Metro routes 111, 114, 210, 211, 212, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218 & 219, and Sound Transit routes ST 550 & ST 554 will be affected.
  • There are no reroutes or missed stops.
  • Expect delays on bus routes that travel through the construction area and along adjacent corridors.
  • Transit riders are advised to consider alternate routes, modes of travel, travel earlier or later, telecommute or otherwise find ways to avoid the construction area, especially during the busiest travel times 7 AM-7 PM.
  • Visit WSDOT for details.

Weekend Construction Reroutes

3rd Avenue Closures in downtown Seattle 

  • Saturdays & Sundays, 7/19-20 and 8/2-3, at all times;
  • From the start of service until the end of service each weekend.
  • Metro service that travels along 3rd Av during these times will be rerouted and will travel instead northbound via 4th Av and southbound via 2nd Av, serving posted stops along their reroutes.
  • Night Owl service on routes 82, 83, 84 and 280 will be rerouted overnight on the Saturday and Sunday nights of those weekends.

Bus Stop Advisory –

SR-520 at Evergreen Point Freeway Station revision

Long-Term Construction Reroutes –

Lake City – 35th Av NE between NE 95th St and NE 110th St

North Beach – NW Neptune Pl & Triton Dr NW

  • Monday, 4/28/14 – Sunday, 4/26/15;
  • Metro routes 18 & 61 are rerouted;
  • Buses are traveling via a one-way counter-clockwise loop along
    NW 100th St, NW Neptune Pl and 24th Av NW.

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Metro’s Tuesday AM commute is continuing; Service delays expected to subside on DART 773 & 775 service plus more…

Metro’s Tuesday morning commute is continuing. Service delays on DART 773 and 775 are expected to subside. The earlier issue has been resolved.

Your patience is appreciated.

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Please note the information below about service advisories and alerts due to known events in Metro’s service area. 

Bus Stop Advisory –

SR-520 Clyde Hill/Yarrow Point Freeway Station is open

  • Monday, 7/14
  • New Clyde Hill/Yarrow Point Freeway Station is open in both directions;
  • Elevators are currently out of service, until further notice;
  • Metro routes 167, 242, 243, 250, 252, 255, 257, 260, 265, 268, 277, 280 Night Owl, 311, 982, 986 & 992, and Sound Transit routes
    ST 540, ST 542, ST 545, ST 555 & ST 556 service this station.
  • The private shuttle to/from Evergreen Point has been discontinued.

Lane Closures –

Full Week Westbound I-90 Lane Closures 

  • Friday, 7/18 at 9:30 PM through Friday, 7/25, at all times;
  • Westbound I- 90 near Mercer Island will be reduced to one lane;
  • Metro routes 111, 114, 210, 211, 212, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218 & 219, and Sound Transit routes ST 550 & ST 554 will be affected.
  • There are no reroutes or missed stops.
  • Expect delays on bus routes that travel through the construction area and along adjacent corridors.
  • Transit riders are advised to consider alternate routes, modes of travel, travel earlier or later, telecommute or otherwise find ways to avoid the construction area, especially during the busiest travel times 7 AM-7 PM.
  • Visit WSDOT for details.

Weekend Construction Reroutes

3rd Avenue Closures in downtown Seattle 

  • Saturdays & Sundays, 7/19-20 and 8/2-3, at all times;
  • From the start of service until the end of service each weekend.
  • Metro service that travels along 3rd Av during these times will be rerouted and will travel instead northbound via 4th Av and southbound via 2nd Av, serving posted stops along their reroutes.
  • Night Owl service on routes 82, 83, 84 and 280 will be rerouted overnight on the Saturday and Sunday nights of those weekends.

Bus Stop Advisory –

SR-520 at Evergreen Point Freeway Station revision

Long-Term Construction Reroutes –

Lake City – 35th Av NE between NE 95th St and NE 110th St

North Beach – NW Neptune Pl & Triton Dr NW

  • Monday, 4/28/14 – Sunday, 4/26/15;
  • Metro routes 18 & 61 are rerouted;
  • Buses are traveling via a one-way counter-clockwise loop along
    NW 100th St, NW Neptune Pl and 24th Av NW.

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Transit Alert – DART routes 773 and 775 are delayed due to mechanical issues

DART 773 service from Seacrest Park to West Seattle Junction and DART 775 service from Seacrest Park to Admiral District and Alki Point are delayed due to mechanical issues.

Your patience is appreciated.

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Metro’s Monday PM commute is continuing, plus Route 128 heading toward the Admiral District is currently rerouted

Metro’s Monday evening commute is progressing.

Route 128 heading toward the Admiral District is currently rerouted off on 16th Av SW between SW Roxbury St and SW Henderson St. Until further notice, use the stops on SW Roxbury St east of 16th Av SW or on 16th Av SW north of S Henderson St.

Thanks for your patience and for using Metro’s services.

We are here until 7:00 PM to help keep an Eye on your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great evening.

Transit Alert Update – Service delays expected to subside; earlier blockage cleared on southbound I-5 near S Webster St, mid-Boeing field

The earlier blockage has been cleared on southbound on I-5 near S Webster St, mid Boeing field.

Transit service delays are expected to subside.

Your patience is appreciated.

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Transit Alert – Service delays continue due to blockage on northbound I-5 near S 188th St

Service delays continue on routes 152, 158, 159, 173, 177, 178, 179, 190 , 192, 193 & 197 due to a blockage on northbound I-5 near S 188th St.

Your patience is appreciated.

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Transit Alert – Expect service delays due to blockage on southbound I-5 near S Webster St, mid-Boeing field

Expect possible transit service delays on buses traveling southbound on I-5 near S Webster St, mid Boeing field, due to a blockage.

Your patience is appreciated.

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Transit Alert – Expect service delays due to blockage on northbound I-5 near S 188th St

Expect possible transit service delays on routes 152, 158, 159, 173, 177, 178, 179, 190 , 192, 193 & 197 due to a blockage on northbound I-5 near S 188th St.

Your patience is appreciated.

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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