Traffic Advisories

Last updated: March 22, 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 -- Sunset and Heathfield Pump Stations and Force Main Upgrade Project website
    • SE 35th Pl Full Closure: Fri, 3/22, 8 pm - Mon, 3/25, 6 am. Crews will close a small segment of SE 35th Pl near the intersection of 164th Pl SE to install pipe. Work is weather-dependent.
    • Eastgate Way and off-ramp closures: Mon - Thurs, 3/25 - 3/28, 8 pm - 5 am. Crews plan to work nights to install underground electric cables across SE Eastgate Way, near the 161st Ave SE off-ramp from I-90, to support the new pipe system. This will require single-lane closures as well as the closure of the off-ramp.
    • SE 34th St between 163rd Pl SE and 164th Pl SE: Fri, 3/22, 6 pm - Mon, 3/25, 5 am. Hard closure to trench across SE 34th St.
  • NEW -- Bel-Red Rd and 148th Ave NE and Bel-Red Rd and 152nd Pl NE: Begins 3/25. Work hours:  Mon - Fri, 6:30 am - 3:30 pm and Sat, 9 am 6 pm. The Utilities Department is upgrading the existing water system facilities. Construction alert
  • NEW -- 158th Pl SE from Main St to Lake Hills Blvd: Mon - Fri, 3/25 - 8/31, 7 am - 5 pm. Contractor will be installing drainage.  Delays can be expected and alternate routes are encouraged to be used.
  • NEW -- SE 6th Street between Bellevue Way and 102nd Ave SE: Mon - Fri, 3/26 - 5/3, 7 am - 6 pm. Street will be closed for sidewalk, wall, driveway approaches, paving and restoration. There will be local access to the affected houses and condo buildings. Detour will be signed and well marked.        
  • 150th & SE 38th (east to 153rd Ave SE, 153rd & SE 39th St, 154th Ave SE to SE 41st St and 155th Ave SE to SE Newport Way): Mon - Fri, 3/18 - 4/8, 7 am to 5 pm. No parking allowed on residential streets (Mon. – Fri., 7 am – 5 pm). Cars will be towed at owners expense. Expect lane closures and delays, use alternate routes.

East Link Light Rail construction

Please go to the East Link News page for additional ongoing construction impacts. Subscribe to receive construction updates from Sound Transit. Please follow the direction of flaggers and signed detours to safely access your destination.    

South Bellevue​ [Ongoing impacts]

  • NEW -- Overnight closures of I-90 ramps to Bellevue Way SE: Mon - Fri, 3/25 - 28. Due to inclement weather or unforeseen issues, dates and times are subject to change. Construction alert
    • Westbound I-90 to Bellevue Way SE (9 pm - 5 am)
    • Eastbound I-90 to Bellevue Way SE (9 pm - 5 am)
    • Eastbound I-90 to Bellevue Way SE HOV (8 pm - 5 am)
  • UPDATED -- Bellevue Way SE to 113th Ave SE: Mon 3/25 and Tues 3/26, 7 am - 6 pm. Construction alert
    • Two way traffic will be maintained on Bellevue Way
    • During the day, no turns will be allowed from Bellevue Way to 113th Ave SE.     

Central Bellevue (Downtown) [Ongoing impacts
No new updates as of 3/22/19      

North Bellevue​ (BelRed)   [Ongoing impacts]     

  • NE Spring Blvd from 134th Ave NE to 137th Pl NE: Mon - Fri, 3/25 - 4/19, 10 pm to 6 am. Nightly road closures to facilitate the installation of water, sewer, and gas lines. Construction alert                     


Ongoing general construction impacts    

  • 116th Ave NE & NE 12th St: Ongoing, 24 hours, 7 days a week. Westbound NE 12th will be reduced to one lane at 116th. Construction Alert
  • Sunset and Heathfield Pump Stations and Force Main Upgrade Project: Ongoing through 3/27. Project website
      • SE 35th Pl: 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.       
      • 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.
      • UPDATED: 164th Pl SE between SE 35th St and 163rd Ave SE at Vasa Creek: Ongoing until 3/27/19. 24 hour hard closure. Detours are in place and in effect. This approval reflects an extension of the closure to the above date.
      • W Lake Sammamish Pkwy: Weekdays, 9 am to 3 pm. Single lane closure on  between the Sunset Pump Station and SE 38th Street. Both lanes of traffic will be open outside of work hours.

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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