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Chokepoints

Fairview bridge...
Chris Sullivan

Seattle’s Fairview Avenue Bridge reopens Sunday

The Fairview Avenue North bridge -- a key link between Seattle's Eastlake neighborhood and South Lake Union -- will be reopening this weekend.
2 months ago
Kingston, ferry...
Chris Sullivan

When will beer and food return to ferry boats?

The Washington state ferry system is working to replenish the galleys and flush out the drinking fountains to prepare for the return of crowds.
2 months ago
Revive I-5, construction...
Chris Sullivan

Revive I-5 returns with lane closures, but drivers have some things to cheer about too

Revive I-5 is back with another weekend of lane closures, but drivers have recently received some new lanes around the Sound as well.
2 months ago
Sea-Tac cell phone lot...
Chris Sullivan

Chokepoint at Sea-Tac Airport cell phone lot is finally being fixed

The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is making changes to the cell phone lot to eliminate a big chokepoint for those waiting to pick up loved ones.
3 months ago
tolls, good to go, toll rate...
Chris Sullivan

Good to Go shuts down for two weeks for maintenance starting Friday night

Good to Go account users have just over a day before the system goes dark for about two weeks after the original shutdown was delayed.
3 months ago
SR 167, State Route 167, Gateway Project...
Chris Sullivan

WSDOT finishes crucial phase of Puget Sound Gateway Project

Truck drivers finally have a little more elbow room to get into and out of the Port of Tacoma now that the 70th Street overpass has been replaced.
3 months ago
Bridge...
Chris Sullivan

WSDOT taking bridge ‘down to bare metal’ with SB I-5 closure in Arlington

The southbound I-5 bridge over the Stillaguamish River north of Arlington is going to be closed for about five months.
3 months ago
Revive I-5...
Chris Sullivan

Revive I-5 returns to Seattle with a full freeway closure

It's time to start planning ahead for your travel through Seattle next weekend when Revive I-5 is back with another weekend of closures for the freeway.
3 months ago
I-5 Tacoma...
Chris Sullivan

What is that large contraption on I-5 in Tacoma?

Just what is that large contraption sitting in the middle of the I-5 construction zone in Tacoma? Plus, an update on the Good to Go service shutdown.
3 months ago
405...
Chris Sullivan

Funding for improvements to I-405/167 corridor $360M in hole

Some vital projects that were to be funded by bonds tied to tolling revenue on the I-405/167 corridor could face potential delays or cuts.
4 months ago
road closures, roadwork, roads repair...
Chris Sullivan

How Washington road crews decide which roads to repair

The paving and chip-seal crews descend on our roads every summer, but have you ever wondered how they decide which roads to prioritize?
4 months ago
Sound Transit...
Chris Sullivan

Sound Transit Board fracturing over ST-3 budget delays

The Sound Transit Board appears to be fracturing over plans to delay many ST-3 projects because of a huge budget deficit caused by the pandemic.
4 months ago
Thorne Lane, I-5...
Chris Sullivan

I-5 JBLM work to reach milestone, if weather holds

If the rain stays away Saturday night, drivers will have a new shared exit from southbound I-5 to Thorne Lane and Berkeley Street on Sunday.
4 months ago
trestle...
KIRO Radio Newsdesk

Lawmakers under pressure to find funds for US 2 trestle project

Washington state lawmakers are under pressure to pass a transportation package to fix a notorious stretch of highway between Everett and Lake Stevens.
4 months ago
Good to Go...
Chris Sullivan

Good to Go system to shut down for two weeks, tolls still collected

The Good to Go system is going to shut down for two weeks as the state installs a new website and updates the customer service center.
4 months ago
Montlake Bridge...
Chris Sullivan

Seattle to have busy construction summer ahead in Montlake

Seattle's Montlake area will see numerous construction projects this summer, including the closure of the Montlake Bridge.
4 months ago
work zones...
Chris Sullivan

WSDOT urging vigilance in work zones

Every year, over 800 people die nationally in work zone crashes. Of those 800 people, more than 90% are drivers, their passengers, or passing pedestrians.
5 months ago
Mukilteo ferry terminal...
Chris Sullivan

Newly-opened Mukilteo ferry terminal adds final pieces

It's been four months since the new Mukilteo ferry terminal opened, and it soon will be finished adding new features over the next week.
5 months ago
Sound Transit, Northgate...
Chris Sullivan

Sound Transit’s dilemma: What to delay, cut, or scale with $11.5 billion hole

With an $11.5 billion budget hole, the Sound Transit board has to make tough choices of cutting projects, delaying projects, and ways to make up the gap.
5 months ago
Issaquah-Fall City Road...
Chris Sullivan

Issaquah-Fall City Road reopens after year-long closure

A road project in Sammamish we first highlighted four years ago has been completed. Issaquah-Fall City Road is once again open.
5 months ago
expansion joint, I-5...
Chris Sullivan

WSDOT to tackle I-5 where expansion joints failed Wednesday

Emergency work shut two lanes of I-5 for hours Wednesday, which is where WSDOT plans to fix the failing concrete and expansion joints in the next 18 months.
5 months ago
Fauntleroy ferry...
Chris Sullivan

All options on the table as city looks to fix Fauntleroy ferry dock

Should the state move or eliminate the ferry dock at Fauntleroy in West Seattle? All options are on the table as the ferry system looks to fix the dock.
5 months ago
light rail Northgate...
Chris Sullivan

Light rail service to Northgate begins in October

Sound Transit will start running light rail trains from the University District to Northgate on Oct. 2. The extension's been under construction for 9 years.
6 months ago
Lower Spokane Street Bridge...
Chris Sullivan

SDOT to double capacity on West Seattle’s Lower Spokane Street Bridge

The Seattle Department of Transportation announced Thursday that it will be doubling access to the Lower Spokane Street Bridge. 
6 months ago