Traffic Advisories

Last updated: August 18

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 -- SE 35th Pl between 164th Ave SE and SE Eastgate Way:  Starting as early as Mon, 8/21, King County’s contractor plans to excavate potholes in the sidewalks and roadway along SE 35th Pl to locate utilities. The potholing is anticipated to last two days and you can expect moving single lane closures.
  • NEW -- NE 20th west of 156th Ave NE: Sat, 8/19, 7 am – 6 pm. PSE gas main work.
  • UPDATED -- Bellevue Way & Main St: Ongoing through the end of September. Mon- Fri, 7 am to 3:30 pm. Construction for pedestrian and bicycle improvements.
  • NEW -- NE 8th St & Bellevue Way NE: Thurs, 8/17, 10 pm to Fri, 8/18, 6 am. Lane closures for Century Link work.
  • NEW -- 5 Skagit Key (Newport Shores neighborhood): Ongoing to 9/15, Mon - Fri, 6 pm to 8 pm.  Culvert replacement work.
  • UPDATED -- 120th Ave NE from NE 8th St to NE 12th St: Ongoing, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm. Major construction is now complete. Watch for intermittent closures of the curb lane of 120th Ave for shoulder work and possible short lane closures in the general project area.
  • East Link Construction alert
    • UPDATED --  Eastbound NE 20th Street near 136th Place NE: Mon, 8/21 to Tues, 8/22, 7 am – 3 pm. Far right lane closed for utility work.
    • NEW -- Westbound NE 8th between 116th and 120th: Mon - Fri, 8/18 to 9/6, 7 am - 3 pm. Right lane closure for demolition of building and utility work.
    • NEW -- 112th Ave NE (All southbound lanes between NE 8th St & NE 6th St):Work will be done on overhead toll rate signs.
      • Fri, 8/25, 10 pm to Sat, 8/26 9 am and
      • Sat, 8/26, 10 pm to Sun, 8/27, 9 am.
    • NEW -- Bellevue Way SE reduced to one lane and ramps to I-90 closed: Sat, 8/19, 5:30 am to Sun, 8/20, 9 pm. 2. Bellevue Way SE will be reduced to one northbound lane and access to I-90 will be prohibited. Westbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way Southeast will be maintained. 3. Vehicle access and parking at the temporary Mercer Slough Parking lot will not be available during the weekend closure.     
  • 2017 Overlay Program- This work may include utility adjustment, striping, and final clean up. Watch for lane shifts and moving equipment. Please use caution in the area and obey flaggers controlling the work zone for moving equipment. Work is weather dependent.    
    •  140th Ave NE – NE 8th to NE 24th: Mon - Fri, 8/21-24, 7 am to 5 pm. Drivers should expect lane closures and delays as crews adjust utility covers and perform general site cleanup on the intersection corners. 
    • NE 24th St - 156th Ave to 164th Ave NE: Mon - Fri, 7 am to 5 pm. Drivers should expect lane closures and possible delays as crews adjust utility covers and install new street signs.
          
                          

Ongoing Traffic Impacts            

  • 110th Ave NE from NE 4th to NE 6th: Ongoing through 8/25, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3 pm. Expect alternating southbound and northbound lane closures to locate utilities.
  • 112th Ave SE near SE 4th: Ongoing through 8/25, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 4 pm. 2 lanes may be closed for utility work.
  • 164th Ave SE and Lakemont Blvd: Fri, 8/11, 7 am - 3 pm. Citywide traffic loop replacement. 
  • NE 2nd Pl between 108th & 110th Ave NE: Ongoing through 8/25, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 4 pm. Road closure to install sewer and water connections.
  • Bellevue Way & Main Street: Ongoing through the end of September. Mon- Fri, 7 am to 3:30 pm. Construction for pedestrian and bicycle improvements.
  • 120th Ave NE from NE 8th St to NE 12th St: Ongoing, Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm. Major construction is now complete. Watch for intermittent closures of the curb lane of 120th Ave for shoulder work and possible short lane closures in the general project area.
  • 156th Ave NE near NE 20th St: Started 7/10 for 2 weeks. The southbound curb lane on 156th Ave NE from NE 20th St to approximately 450 feet north. This lane closure will be continuous 24/7 for curb and gutter replacement.
  • 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:

  • Interstate 405
  • Interstate 90 - Floating bridge closures for Seafair air show.               
    • Fri, 8/4: 12:55 - 2:40 pm (show)
    • Sat, 8/5: 12:55 - 2:40 pm (show)
    • Sun, 8/6: 12:55 - 2:40 pm (show)  
  • SR 520

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