Traffic Advisories

Last updated: February 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 -- West Lake Sammamish just south of SE 33th (Vasa Park area): Ongoing through Summer 2018. Mon - Fri, Thurs, 2/22, there will be EXTENDED lane closure 7 am – 7 pm at this location. Construction Alert
  • NEW -- 148th Ave NE between NE 8th and Main St: Ongoing through 2/16, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 4 pm. Curb lane southbound is closed daily for sidewalk improvements.
  • NEW -- SE Newport Way, between Somerset Blvd. and 150th Ave. SE: In early February -- typically from 8 am to 5 pm -- Puget Sound Energy will begin trimming and removing trees in preparation for a City of Bellevue multipurpose path and bike lane project. Electric work to relocate poles and wires will begin in early March and last for approximately three months. PSE mailer/map with more information 

East Link light rail construction          

  • UPDATED -- Bellevue Way SE Construction alert
    • 2/16-23, Mon-Fri, 10am to 8 pm, Daily closures of one northbound lane of Bellevue Way SE, between the South Bellevue Station site and the Wye at 112th Avenue SE.
    • 2/16-23, Mon-Fri, 6 am to 2 pm. As needed, crews will close one southbound lane of Bellevue Way SE, between the Wye at 112th Ave SE and SE 30th.
    • 2/16-23, 10 pm to 5 am. As needed, survey crews will perform CCTV inspection of storm and sewer lines, and waterline leak detection along Bellevue Way SE. One lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.
  • UPDATED -- 112th Avenue SE
    • 2/16-23, Mon-Fri, 9 am - 4 pm. Daily closures of one northbound lane of 112th Ave SE, between Bellevue Way SE and SE 8th St.
    • 2/16-23, Mon-Fri, 7 am - 3 pm. As needed, the contractor may close one lane between Main St and SE 8th.
    • 2/16-23, Mon-Fri, 9 am - 4 pm: As needed, daily closures of one southbound lane of 112th Avenue SE, between SE 8th St and Bellefield Park Lane
  • UPDATED -- 136th Pl NE: Ongoing through 3/2, Fri, 8 pm - 6 am. Contractor crews will conduct excavation activities on the east side of the road. Construction alert

Ongoing Traffic Impacts           

  • Coal Creek Parkway: Ongoing lane closures in southbound curb lane through the end of February, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm. Work is to collect soil samples along the proposed alignment for a King County replacement sewer line. News Release   

Ongoing East Link Light Rail Construction Impacts 

Pilot Turn Restrictions at SE 16th St/108th Ave SE and SE 16th St/Bellevue Way. Details

  • Features in effect Mon-Fri, 4 pm to 7 pm
  • No access to 108th Ave SE, south of SE 16th Street from southbound 108th Ave SE. Intersection is now an "all-way stop," and in effect 24 hours/7 days a week.
  • No access to southbound Bellevue Way from westbound SE 16th St at Bellevue Way SE. For ongoing and long-term

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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