Traffic Advisories

Last updated: April 20, 2018

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.

General construction 

  • NEW -- NE 8th from 131st Ave NE to 134th Ave NE: Sat, 4/21, 7 am – 6 pm. Lane closures required for a gas main replacement.
  • NEW -- SE 36th St & 150th Ave SE: 4/21, Sat, 7 am to 6 pm for asphalt patch restoration.
  • NEW -- 106th Ave NE & NE 6th St: Begins 4/23, Mon, through the end of June for intersection Improvements. The contractor will be closing NE 6th St west of 106th. This means that drivers will not be able to exit eastbound onto 106th during the duration of the project. Project mailer
  • NEW -- 164th Place SE: Begins as early as 4/23, Mon-Fri, weekdays 7 am to 7 pm; weekends 7 am to 7 pm, if necessary. This work will require single-lane closures in the work area on 164th Place SE during work hours. Crews will reopen lanes to traffic overnight. Work is for the Sunset and Heathfield pump stations and force main upgrade. Project webpage
  • NEW -- Belfair Lane between 1000 Belfair Lane and 100th Ave NE: 8:30 am, Fri, 4/20 thru 9:00 am, Mon, 4/23. This is a full roadway closure for eastbound and westbound traffic on the west leg of the intersection of Belfair lane and 100th Ave NE for the Vuecrest Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project.

East Link Light Rail construction 

  • NEW -- Full closure of 112th Ave SE between Bellevue Way SE and SE 8th St: Sat, 4/21,  7 am - Sun, 4/22, 7 pm. Construction alert
  • NEW -- 134th Ave NE & Spring Blvd: 4/16-20, Mon-Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm. Flagging operations to locate utilities.
  • NEW -- 140th Ave NE between NE 20th and NE 24th: Fri, 4/20, 9 pm to Mon, 4/23, 6 am. Northbound right lane and sidewalk closure for drilled shaft operations.
  • NEW -- Mid-Block 24-hour closure of 130th Ave NE near NE 15th Place: Beginning as early as Mon, 4/23 through early July 2018. Crews will install a new sewer line underneath 130th Ave NE. Through traffic will be prohibited during this closure, business access will be maintained. Construction alert
  • NEW -- NE 24th St between 148th Ave NE and NE 29th St: 4/23-27, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3 pm. Sidewalk closure on the south side of NE 24th St.
  • UPDATED -- Bellevue Way SE: New traffic control begins 4/23 through Nov. 2018. Two lanes will be maintained in the peak direction: northbound in the morning and southbound in the afternoon. Construction alert
  • NEW -- I-90: Construction alert
    • 24-hour closure: Begins Mon, 4/16, for approximately 120 days, Sound Transit’s contractor will close the Bellevue Way SE to I-90 west HOV ramp.
  • NEW -- All I-90 ramps to northbound Bellevue Way SE to close at night: Starting Mon., 4/16 and lasting for approximately eight weeks, all I-90 ramps to northbound Bellevue Way will close from 9p.m. to 5a.m. to construct columns in advance elevated guideway construction. All lanes of Bellevue Way from 112th Ave. NE to I-90 will remain open. Ramps from southbound Bellevue Way to I-90 will remain open. Detour from I-90 to Bellevue Way SE and 112th Ave. SE will be via I-405 and SE 8th Street. Construction alert
  • NEW -- 110th Ave NE between NE 2nd and NE 3rd Pl: Begins 4/16 until 10/31. The southbound lanes will be closed allowing for excavation and construction of a tunnel ventilation and access shaft to soffit area of the main tunnel.  A detour will be established for southbound traffic. Construction alert

Ongoing Traffic Impacts           

  • NE 12th Street (East of 116th Ave NE): Began 4/10, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3 pm. Dump Trucks will be leaving and entering NE 12th Street in the westbound direction (north side of road) for a building demolition. Flaggers will stop traffic for large trucks to exit and enter the roadway.
  • Lake Hills: 4/12 through December. Construction has started on King County’s Eastgate Interceptor Rehabilitation project, including work within the Lake Hills Greenbelt Park. Project webpage
  • NE 8th between 131st Ave NE to 136th Ave NE: Ongoing until 4/27, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm. East and west inside lane closures daily. This project relocates HP Gas main in preparation of Kelsey Creek culvert replacement.
  • Richards Road from SE Eastgate Way to Lake Hills Connector: 4/9 - mid-August for resurfacing and ADA Improvements. ◦ Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3 pm southbound and 9 am - 5 pm northbound.
  • 148th Ave NE between Bel Red Road and Main St: Ongoing until 5/4. Work hours Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm. There will be daily lane closures.
  • West Lake Sammamish Parkway just south of SE 33rd (Vasa Park area): Ongoing through Summer 2018. Mon - Fri. Construction Alert

Ongoing East Link Impacts

East Link construction updates, visit the East Link Current News page

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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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Tresa Berg




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