Traffic Advisories

Last updated: December 8

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 -- 120th Ave NE between NE 8th and 12th Streets: Ongoing through 12/22- 3:30 pm. Weekday closures of southbound curb lane to install metal railings along new walls.
  • East Link
    • NEW -- Upcoming night closures on I-405:
    • As early as Mon, 12/11, HOV/Express Toll lanes will be closed starting near the 6th St off ramp on both northbound (8 pm – 4 am) and southbound (10 pm – 4 am). Work is in preparation for restriping the roadway. The off ramp exit to NE 6th St will remain open.
    • Full closure of southbound I-405:
      Beginning as early as Tues, 12/12, 11:59 pm – 4 am. crews will fully close southbound I-405 from  to paint new lines on the roadway. Starting at NE 4th St (Exit 13B), traffic will be detoured onto the off ramp and around the closed portion of I-405 south. The off ramp exit to NE 6th St will be closed while the work is occurring. Work is contingent on dry weather conditions.
    • Full closure of northbound I-405:
      Beginning as early as Wed, 12/13, 11:59 pm – 4 am. crews will fully close northbound I-405 from  to paint new lines on the roadway. Wednesday’s Starting at NE 4th St (Exit 13B), traffic will be detoured onto the off ramp and around the closed portion of I-405 north. The off ramp exit to NE 6th St will be closed while the work is occurring. Vehicles seeking to access SR 520 during the full northbound closure will need to use the NE 4th St off ramp (Exit 13A). SR 520 detour signs will be in place directing drivers accordingly. Work is also contingent on dry weather conditions. Construction alert
    • UPDATED -- SE 16th St/108th Ave SE and SE 16th St/Bellevue Way.  The following changes will be made in mid-December and be extended through June 2018 to allow for further monitoring and evaluation:
      • To improve community access, westbound access from SE 16th St across Bellevue Way will open. Left turns are still restricted from westbound SE 16th to southbound Bellevue Way, Monday-Friday, 4-7 PM.
      • To increase visibility and compliance of the
        turn restrictions, stop signs will be added to
        the northbound and southbound legs of 108th Ave SE at SE 16th St making this intersection an all-way stop. The all-way stop is in effect. Website
    • NEW -- 112th Ave NE between NE 4th & NE 6th: Mon - Fri, 12/11-14, 6 pm - 3 am. Closed for girder installation work. Sidewalk closed too. Detours in place for pedestrians, motorists and bicyclists. Construction Alert            
    • NEW -- 116th Ave NE between NE 4th and 8th streets: Ongoing through Fri, 12/8. Weekday closures of southbound lane and sidewalk to construct guideway column.
    • NEW -- 152nd Ave NE near SR 520: Ongoing through Tues, 12/12, 24 hour closure. Construction crews will close 152nd Ave NE near SR 520. This work is needed to relocate utilities. All driveways will remain open. Construction Alert

Ongoing Traffic Impacts         

  • West Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE south of SE 26th near the Little Store: Began Mon, 12/4, 9 am - 3 pm, for approximately 1 month. Work is to install a new mid-block crossing. Construction alert
  • 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                 

Ongoing East Link Light Rail Construction Impacts 

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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