CHOKEPOINTS

A final Viadoom pep talk for your morning commute

Jan 14, 2019, 5:19 AM | Updated: 10:17 am

The viaduct is officially closed for good, and many of you are likely either preparing, or are already on, your first commute in the wake of that closure.

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Here to help get with your last-second preparations is KIRO Radio’s resident traffic guru, Chris Sullivan.

“It’s go time — it’s my one last chance to give you a pep talk,” Sully said. “If you’ve been listening to me, you’ve been doing your planning, and good on you; you’re going to need it.”

We won’t know for sure just how much the viaduct closure will affect traffic in and around downtown Seattle, but most estimates agree that it’ll be a tough three weeks (estimated) before the new SR 99 tunnel opens.

That being so, remember to be patient and respectful to your fellow drivers out there on the road.

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A final Viadoom pep talk for your morning commute