Metro’s Wednesday PM Commute: Expect transit service delays for buses traveling thru the downtown Seattle area due to traffic congestion

Buses traveling thru or near the downtown Seattle/SODO areas are experiencing transit service delays due to traffic congestion associated with an earlier Mariner’s game.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

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Please note the information below about service advisories and alerts due to significant events and construction in Metro’s service area. Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for a complete list.


Mariners at Safeco Field 

  • Today’s afternoon game is in progress.
  • Ride regularly scheduled transit service to and from games.
  • Lots of transit service goes near Safeco Field.
  • SODO-area transit service operates via regular routes & stops
    and there are no post-game reroutes.
  • There is no transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before & after games
    on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & the DSTT.

Burien 4th of July Parade

  • Tuesday, 7/4 – Start of service-6:30 PM.
  • Metro routes 166, 180 & the RapidRide F Line will be rerouted.

Bellevue Dog Jog

  • Tuesday, 7/4 – 8:00-11:30 AM.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be rerouted.

Issaquah Down Home Parade

  • Tuesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-3:00 PM.
  • Metro route 271 & Sound Transit Express Route 554 will be rerouted.

Celebrate Kirkland 4th of July Parade

Admiral District Family Parade

Bothell 4th of July Parade

  • Tuesday, 7/4 – 9:30 AM-3:30 PM.
  • Metro Route 238 & Sound Transit Express Route 522 will be rerouted.

Family 4th at Lake Union

  • Tuesday, 7/4 – 12:00 Noon-12:00 Midnight
  • Metro routes 26 Express & 32 will be rerouted.

Bellevue Family 4th of July

  • Tuesday, 7/4 – 9:00 PM-End of service.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be rerouted.

Auburn Farmers Market

  • Sundays only, through 9/24, 6:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Metro routes 180 & 181 are rerouted.

Long-term Construction Reroutes

S 2nd St is closed at Main St in Renton

  • Through Saturday, 7/1 – at all times;
  • Metro routes 101, 107, 148 and 153 are rerouted.

120th Av NE is closed between Totem Lake Blvd & NE 128th St

  • Through Sunday, 12/31 – at all times;
  • Metro routes 235, 236, 238 and 277 are rerouted.

Main St is closed in downtown Bothell

  • Through Sunday, 12/31 – at all times;
  • Metro routes 243, 312, 342, 372 and Sound Transit Route ST 522 are rerouted.

Long-term Construction Closures

The South Bellevue Park-and-Ride closure

  • Tuesday, 5/30 for approx. 5 years for East Link construction.
  • Metro Route 241 & Sound Transit Express routes 550, 555 and 556 are affected.  During this time, use the stop on Bellevue Way SE just north of 112th Av SE, across the street from the park-and-ride.
  • Heading toward the Bellevue Transit Center, these routes will continue to serve the stop on Bellevue Way SE, just outside the park-and-ride.
  • Visit Sound Transit for information about the East Link project, and alternate park-and-ride options.
  • Visit Metro Online for complete information about Metro and regional transportation services.
  • Visit Metro’s online or mobile Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your travel, and for bus stop, schedule and other information.
  • Visit the Just One Trip website for information about travel options.

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