Traffic Advisories

Last updated: October 19

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 -- 111th Ave NE between NE 10th St and NE 11th St and NE 11th St between 112th Ave NE and 111th Ave NE: Fri, 10/20, 7 am - 6 pm. This  will be a hard closure for work at the Brio Apartments.
  • UPDATED -- Lake Hills Connector & Richards Road between SE 8th and SE 36th : Mon - Fri, 10/19-27.  Crews will begin with one lane closures throughout the project site for concrete removal and installation for new ADA ramps. Lane closure hours are from 7 am - 3 pm in the southbound direction of Richards Road, and 9 am - 6 pm in the northbound direction. Officers will be onsite to assist with traffic control at signaled intersections.
  • East Link  
    • NEW -- NE Spring Blvd – between 134th Ave NE and 136th Place NE: Thurs- Fri, 10/19, 7 am - 10/20, 6 pm. This is a 24 hour hard closure between 136th Place NE, extending 250’ west on NE Spring Blvd for the removal of buried Olympic Gas lines. Construction Alert
    • NEW -- 110th Ave NE between NE 4th and NE 6th St: Begins on 10/9 through Spring 2018.  Requires the closure of all lanes on 110th Ave NE. Access to the City Center Plaza parking garage will be maintained. Construction alert 
    • UPDATED -- Bellevue Way SE: Mon - Fri, 6 am to 8 pm: Construction alert
      • Sat, 10/21, 5:30 am to Sun, 10/22, 9 pm.  Bellevue Way SE reduced to one lane and ramps to I-90 closed. Bellevue Way SE will be reduced to one northbound lane and access to I-90 will be prohibited. The eastbound I-90 ramp to Bellevue Way SE will also be closed. Westbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way SE will be maintained.
      • One northbound lane of Bellevue Way SE may be closed from the north end of the South Bellevue Station site to the Wye at 112th Avenue SE.
      • One southbound lane of Bellevue Way SE will be closed between the Wye at 112th and the Blueberry Farm and from the main entrance to South Bellevue Station and SE 30th.                                                                                            

Ongoing Traffic Impacts            

  • Enatai Beach Park: Began Oct. 13. Sound Transit's contractor will begin mobilizing construction equipment. Work hours will be Mon – Fri, 7 am – 5 pm; Sat, 9 am – 6 pm. Work is anticipated to last for up to two years.
  • West Lake Sammamish Parkway between NE 8th St and SE 19th St : Thurs - Fri, 10/19-20, 9 am - 3 pm. Environmental and geotechnical work for phase 2 design.
  • SE 35th Pl between SE Eastgate Way and 164th Ave SE: Work started near the intersection at 164th Avenue SE and crews are moving west towards SE Eastgate Way. Work to install the new sewer line in this area is expected to continue through early October. Hours- Mon - Fri, 7 am - 5 pm. Website
  • SE 35th Pl between SE Eastgate Way and 164th Ave SE: Work started near the intersection at 164th Avenue Southeast and crews are moving west towards Southeast Eastgate Way. Work to install the new sewer line in this area is expected to continue through early October. Hours- Mon - Fri, 7 am - 5 pm. Website
  • SE 46th St between 148th PL SE and 150th Ave SE: Closed due to a watermain break that caused extensive damage. This closure will last approx. 35 days while the work takes place. Estimated completion date is 10/31.
  • 112th Ave NE between NE 10th and NE 12th: Daily lane closures on 112th Ave NE southbound.   
  • Pilot turn restrictions at SE 16th St/108th Ave and SE 16th St/Bellevue Way. Ongoing until December 2017.
    • SE 16th St and 108th Ave SE: No through on southbound 108th Ave SE at SE 16th St, Monday-Friday, 4-7 pm
    • SE 16th St and Bellevue Way: ongoing until December 2017. No through on westbound SE 16th St or southbound on Bellevue Way from SE 16th St, Monday-Friday, 4-7 pm
  • 108th Ave SE between Bellevue Way and SE 21st St: Started Thurs, 9/21 for approximately 30 days. Hours- Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm. Work is for a sidewalk and channelization project. Be prepared for a lane closure. (project mailer)                       
  • 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. 
  • 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.     

Ongoing East Link Light Rail Construction Impacts 

For ongoing and long-term East Link construction updates, visit the East Link Current News page

Subscribe to receive East Link construction alerts from Sound Transit (via text or email). Visit the Sound Transit East Link Extension website for 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:


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