Traffic Advisories

Last updated: November 15, 2018

Check the Traffic Advisories map and text below for the latest information about construction work that can affect travel on city streets, sidewalks and trails. (Note: For information on road closures related to ice, snow or flooding, please see the city’s Emergencies and Extreme Weather page).

 

Click on the orange and red shapes in the map above for more information. Move or enlarge the map using your cursor. ​

New and updated traffic impacts are listed first. Expect traffic delays or use an alternate route, if possible. Please obey construction signs and flaggers.

General construction

  • NEW -- Snowflake Lane - Bellevue Way NE (104th Ave NE) btwn NE 4th St and NE 8th St and NE 6th St between Bellevue Way and 105th Ave NE: 11-23 - 12-24, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm nightly.
  • UPDATED -- 112th Ave NE & 108th Ave NE Pedestrian & Bicycle Improvements- NE 12th St to NE 39th St: On-going through 11/23, Weekdays, 9 am to 3 pm. Expect lane closures with alternating traffic at various locations. Construction alert
  • 161st Ave SE between Eastgate Way and SE 31st: Begins 11/12 for approximately 2 weeks. Weekdays, 7 am – 4 pm .
  • Sunset and Heathfield Pump Stations and Force Main Upgrade Project Project website
    • SE 35th Pl:
      • Full road closure between SE 35th Pl between SE Eastgate Way and 162nd Pl SE: 11/16, Fri, 10 pm - 11/19, Mon, 5 am. Crews will be working to restore the pavement. Construction alert
      • Weekdays, 6:30 am to 7 pm (equipment will not start until 7 am).Single lane closures on sections of SE 35th Pl sections between SE Eastgate Way and 162nd Pl SE.  Both lanes of traffic will be open outside of work hours.
    • 164th Pl SE between SE 35th St and 163rd Ave SE at Vasa Creek: 24/7 closure with access for residents to driveways through early 2019.
    • 163rd Ave SE: Weekdays, 6:30 am to 7 pm (equipment will not start until 7 am). Single lane closure on 163rd Ave SE.  Both lanes of traffic will be open outside of work hours.
    • W Lake Sammamish Pkwy: Weekdays, 9 am to 3 pm. Single lane closure on W Lake Sammamish Pkwy between the Sunset Pump Station and SE 38th Street.
      Both lanes of traffic will be open outside of work hours.  
  • Construction of bridges in 2018: New bridges at Cascade Key and Newport Key to improve water flow in Coal Creek and decrease flood risk. Work hours are 7:30 am to 4 pm. Construction is allowed to take place on Saturdays after 9 am, if needed; notice will be provided to adjacent residents when Saturday work is scheduled. Project website
    • Newport Key Bridge: Ongoing. Newport Key is reopened to traffic and pedestrians. However, the bridge construction will likely continue through December 2018. The new bridge at Newport Key will look very similar to the bridge constructed last year on Skagit Key.
    • Cascade Key Bridge: The full lane near Coal Creek is reopened but construction will continue through December 2018. While school is in session, there will be flaggers during peak hours to help control the flow of traffic. During other times, cars and pedestrians will continue using the temporary traffic light. The new bridge at Cascade Key will look very similar to the bridge recently on Skagit Key, except it will be constructed at the same level as the existing road (not raised).
  • 2018 Overlay Program (program webpage with all project locations) Expect single lane closures and delays; use alternate routes, if possible.
    • 156th Ave SE between Lake Hills Connector to SE 24th St (Upgrading ADA Ramps): On-going, Weekdays, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.  

East Link Light Rail construction

Please go to the East Link Current News page for additional ongoing construction impacts. Subscribe to receive construction updates from Sound Transit.


Central Bellevue (Downtown)   

  • NEW--Monday, Nov. 19, I-405 lane and ramp closures 
    • Northbound I-405 HOV lane from NE 10th to Main Street closed, 8pm to 5am.
    • I-405 off-ramp and the southbound on-ramp to and from NE 6th Street, closed 9pm to 5am
    • Southbound I-405 HOV lane and one left lane from NE 10th to Main Street, closed 10am to 5am
    • Eastern NE 8th Street on-ramp to southbound I-405 closed, 10pm to 5am.
  • NEW--Tuesday, Nov. 20, I-405 lane and ramp closures
    • Northbound I-405 off-ramp and the southbound on-ramp to/from NE 6th Street closed, 9pm to 5am
    • Northbound I-405 HOV lane and one left lane from NE 10th St to Main Street closed 10pm to 5am

South Bellevue​  Construction alert

  • UPDATED -- I-90:
    • Sound Transit crews will be installing the second set of precast concrete girders.
      • 11/12-15, Mon-Thurs, 8 pm - 5 am.
        • Eastbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way
        • Eastbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way HOV ramp
        • Westbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way
        • Southbound Bellevue Way SE to eastbound I-90 ramp
          • Bus routes affected.
    • Work to construct the long span light rail track over I-90 continues. Typical work hours are Mon-Fri (Sat morning) 8 pm - 7 am. Occasional night work may also occur on Sat (Sun morning). Project info 

Operations and Maintenance Facility: East

  • Began 10/29 and work could last for approximately 2 weeks, during daytime hours.  Crews from Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will be cutting and capping abandoned gas lines within the roadway of 120th Ave NE. Construction alert 


Ongoing general construction impacts ​

       
  • SE 8th to SE 11th between 154th and 156th: Ongoing through November. Weekdays, 7 am - 5 pm. Utilities AC main replacement project in Lake Hills.
  • NE 12th Street at 108th Ave NE: On-going. Drivers should expect a long term right lane closure in the westbound direction of NE 12th St between 110th Ave and 112th Ave NE. This closure is necessary to maintain safe vehicular distance from shoring along the edge of road that has been installed to temporarily support the pedestrian bridge structure.         
  • NE 8th Street between 132nd Ave NE and 134th Ave NE: NE 8th St is partially open to traffic. Work will continue on restoration of utilities, landscaping and paving through 12/23, Weekdays, 7 am – 6 pm. Pedestrian access will be maintained though detoured within the construction zone. Project webpage
  • 100th Ave NE between NE 28th and NE 32nd: Ongoing through the end of November. Work hours: Weekdays, 7 am to 5 pm. Utilities AC water main replacement project.
  • Woodridge turn restrictions: On-going through December. Weekdays, 4-7 pm. The changes will restrict all traffic (bikes and buses are exempt) from traveling southbound on 128th Ave SE to eastbound SE 32nd St.  Additionally, traffic will be restricted from southbound 128th Ave SE to westbound SE 30th St. Project website           
  • Lake Hills: Ongoing through December. Construction on King County’s Eastgate Interceptor Rehabilitation project, including work within the Lake Hills Greenbelt Park. More information

Highway Traffic Information 

Three major highways run through Bellevue. At any given time the state Department of Transportation is working on projects that can affect traffic in Bellevue. For the most up-to-date information on construction activity, visit WSDOT's web pages:

  • Interstate 405
  • Interstate 90     
  • SR 520
    • Fri, 11/9, 11 pm to the morning of Mon, 11/12, 5 am. - All lanes of westbound SR 520 between 92nd Ave NE and SR 513/Montlake Blvd will be closed to replace 1,750 lights.    

 

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