Traffic Advisories

Last updated: July 21

Check the Traffic Advisories map and text below for the latest information about construction work that can affect travel on city streets and sidewalks. (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.         
  • NEW -- 15715 NE 15th at west entrance of Crossroads Village: Sat, 7/22, 8 am – 6 pm. PSE work is related to new curb and sidewalk installation the following week.
  • NEW -- NE 2nd St Between 106th Ave NE & Bellevue Way: Fri, 7/21, 10 pm to Sat, 7/22, 6 am. Lane closures to pull and splice new power cable.
  • UPDATED -- Spring Blvd from 132 Ave NE to 136th Ave NE and 136th from Spring to NE 20th St: Starts 7/24 for 5 months. Work hours Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm. Reduced travel lanes and temporary parking restrictions for PSE utility relocation project. Utility work related to East Link construction. Weather dependent. Project alert
  • UPDATED: Bellevue Way SE and ramps to I-90: Bellevue Way SE to I-90 HOV ramp: No weekend closures planned for Bellevue Way SE 7/22-23. Closed from through Fri, 7/28, 3 pm. 24-hour closure of the HOV ramp starts Thur, 7/20, for 9 days. All lanes are closed for East Link work. Construction Alert
  • UPDATED -- 107th & Main: Ongoing through 7/27 and 7/31-8/8. Work is for a rockery replacement. This is a 24/7 road closure with local access only.
  • 2017 Overlay Program- This work will include grinding, paving, and ADA sidewalk ramp improvements. Watch for lane shifts and moving equipment. Please use caution in the area and obey flaggers controlling the work zone for moving equipment. Work is weather dependent.
    • 108th Ave SE from Bellevue Way to Main --  July into August. Sidewalk ramps, roadway resurfacing, raised crosswalk and shared bike lane. ADA sidewalk ramp repairs will be starting in early July along 108th Ave SE. This will be followed in late July and early August with a street overlay that will replace the existing speed humps, install a new raised crosswalk (near SE 3rd) and also install bicycle shared lane markings.

Ongoing Traffic Impacts            

  • NE 8th from 116th to 120th: Fri, 7/21, 7 am to 3 pm. WB curb lane closure to remove part of the railroad tracks and perform utility work.
  • 156th Ave NE near NE 20th St: Started 7/10 for 2 weeks. The southbound curb lane on 156th Ave NE from NE 20th St to approximately 450 feet north. This lane closure will be continuous 24/7 for curb and gutter replacement.
  • 120th Ave NE from NE 8th St to NE 12th St: Ongoing, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm. Channelization of the travel lanes and installing traffic loop sensors will cause short traffic delays. Please use caution in the area and obey police officers flaggers controlling the work zone for moving equipment. August 1 is the expected opening of all traffic lanes in the project area.
  • 148th Ave NE, NE 29th south to SR 520 overpass: Saturdays & Sundays, 7/17-28, 9 pm to 6 am. Work is for grinding and paving.
  • Skagit Key Culvert (8 Skagit Key) -- Ongoing until 10/20/17.  This is a hard closure for a culvert replacement with a new bridge. Detour route is on Glacier Key.
  • 120th Ave NE from NE 12th St to NE 16th St: Ongoing, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm. Watch for lane shifts and moving equipment. Please use caution in the area and obey flaggers controlling the work zone for moving equipment.   
  • 116th Ave NE Midblock Crossing: Ongoing. Mon - Fri, 8 am – 3 pm. This project will require taking a lane near the 1600 block to build a median island and crosswalk. Some traffic delay expected. Work is weather dependent.     
  • 148th Ave SE between Main St and SE 8th St:  Ongoing,  Mon - Fri, 7 am - 5 pm. Paving will take approximately two weeks to complete, but travelers should expect frequent lane closures and periodic curb ramp and sidewalk closures into July. After paving is done, lane striping and signing work will complete the job. It is expected to be totally wrapped up by the beginning of July; however, all work is dependent on weather conditions.   



Additional East Link Light Rail Construction Impacts  (ongoing) 

  • 114th Ave NE cul-de-sac: Closure for approx. 2 years. Northbound bicyclists should use detour; follow signs. Some on-street parking removed from north side of NE 2nd St. Construction Alert
  • NE Spring Blvd and 136th Place NE: Ongoing through the summer. Mon - Fri, 7 am – 6 pm, Sat 9 am-6 pm. Temporary, intermittent single lane closures.
  • 110th Avenue NE between NE 4th St and NE 6th Street: Ongoing. Lane closures on 110th between NE 4th St. and NE 6th St. and on NE 6th St. between 112th Ave NE and 110th Ave NE.   Driveway from 110th to Bellevue City Hall visitor parking is closed through Sept. 2017.
  • SE 4th St/112th Ave SE: SE 4th St entrance to Surrey Downs Neighborhood is permanently closed June 5, 2017. Emergency and construction vehicle access only. No car, pedestrian or bicycle access.
  • South Bellevue Park and Ride and Overlake Transit Center Park and Ride Closed: Ongoing. Commuters are encouraged to use any of the alternate parking lots secured by Sound Transit or existing park and rides. Commuters are also asked not to park in or drive through Bellevue neighborhoods.
  • NE 2nd Pl from 110th Ave NE to 111th Ave NE Closed: Ongoing through 2018 to allow use of the right of way as a staging area for Sound Transit.
  • 112th Ave SE between Main to SE 1st: Ongoing. Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3 pm. Northbound lane closure(s).              

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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:


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