Daily Archives: December 22, 2011

Metro’s Thursday PM commute wrap-up; plus upcoming events that may impact service

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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 other service
impacts in Metro’s service area.

Holiday Schedules

University of Washington 

  • The ‘When no UW‘ schedule is in effect 12/19-23 & 12/27-30.

Metro Holiday Bus Service

Between Monday, December 19 and Tuesday, January 3, some Metro routes will operate on reduced schedules, and there will be two Monday holidays when Metro operates Sunday service.

  •  Metro will operate its Sunday schedule on the following holidays:
        – Sunday, Dec. 25 – Christmas
        – Monday, Dec 26 – Christmas holiday observed
        – Sunday, Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day
        – Monday, Jan. 2 – New Year’s holiday observed
  •  Metro’s reduced weekday schedule will be in effect
        – Tuesday-Friday, Dec. 27-30

Overnight construction on westbound SR-520 at 84 Av NE

  • Weeknights – Monday-Thursday nights – 12/12-22 – 11 PM-5 AM each night
  • Route 271 will be rerouted by this closure.
  • Use stops northbound on 84thAvNEat NE 20 St, or westbound on SR-520 at Evergreen Point Station.

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Saturday, 12/24 – Game time – 1:15 PM
  • Metro will provide special P&R service.
  • 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 today.

We will return at 6:00 AM on Friday, to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great evening.

Northbound routes 106 & 131 have returned to regular route on S Industrial Way

Northbound routes 106 & 131 have returned to regular route on S Industrial Way & 4 Ave S.

Thank you for your patience and using Metro’s services.

Expect delays on eastbound SR-520 due to a vehicle blocking one lane west of Evergreen Point Rd

Expect delays and traffic slow downs on eastbound SR-520, due to a vehicle blocking one lane west of Evergreen Point Rd.

Please use caution in this area. Thank you for your patience.

Northbound Routes 106 & 131 are reouted at 4 Ave S & S Industrial Way due to a blockage

Northbound routes 106 & 131 are reouted off of S Industrial Way due to a blockage.

Rt 106 Use stops south of S Industrial Way along 4 Ave S or north of S Lander St.

Rt 131 Use stops south of S Industrial Way along 4 Ave S or north of S Spokane St.

Thank you for your patience and using Metro’s services.

Southbound I-5 ramp to Mercer St blockage has been cleared

Southbound I-5 ramp to Mercer St blockage has been cleared. Still experiencing traffic slow downs on southbound I-5.

Thanks for riding and using Metro’s services.

Southbound I-5 ramp to Mercer St is blocked due to a car fire

Southbound I-5 ramp to Mercer St is blocked due to a car fire. Expect heavy traffic and please use caution in this area.

No transit service impacts at this time.

Thank you for your patience.

Metro’s Thursday PM commute is underway and upcoming other events that may impact transit service

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

Please note the information below about other service
impacts in Metro’s service area.

Holiday Schedules

University of Washington 

  • The ‘When no UW‘ schedule is in effect 12/19-23 & 12/27-30.

Metro Holiday Bus Service

Between Monday, December 19 and Tuesday, January 3, some Metro routes will operate on reduced schedules, and there will be two Monday holidays when Metro operates Sunday service.

  •  Metro will operate its Sunday schedule on the following holidays:
        – Sunday, Dec. 25 – Christmas
        – Monday, Dec 26 – Christmas holiday observed
        – Sunday, Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day
        – Monday, Jan. 2 – New Year’s holiday observed
  •  Metro’s reduced weekday schedule will be in effect
        – Tuesday-Friday, Dec. 27-30

Overnight construction on westbound SR-520 at 84 Av NE

  • Weeknights – Monday-Thursday nights – 12/12-22 – 11 PM-5 AM each night
  • Route 271 will be rerouted by this closure.
  • Use stops northbound on 84thAvNEat NE 20 St, or westbound on SR-520 at Evergreen Point Station.

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Saturday, 12/24 – Game time – 1:15 PM
  • Metro will provide special P&R service.
  • 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 today.

We will be here until 7:00 PM to keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.