It’s a bird… It’s a plane… And it’s a full closure of the I-90 floating bridge | South King County Transportation

The Blue Angels are in town and many of you have already seen them in fantastic formations as they practice for this weekend’s Seafair Air Show. But any time they fly above Lake Washington, we need to close the I-90 floating bridge to ensure the safety of the public and pilots – and that causes frustrating formations on the road. So keep in mind, there will be three more I-90 closurestomorrow through Sunday. Several ramps will also be closed.

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It’s a bird… It’s a plane… And it’s a full closure of the I-90 floating bridge

The Blue Angels are in town and many of you have already seen them in fantastic formations as they practice for this weekend’s Seafair Air Show. But any time they fly above Lake Washington, we need to close the I-90 floating bridge to ensure the safety of the public and pilots – and that causes frustrating formations on the road. So keep in mind, there will be three more I-90 closurestomorrow through Sunday. Several ramps will also be closed.

SR 164 congestion possible Sunday for White River Amphitheatre concert

Unless you’re a fan of Fall Out Boy or Wiz Khalifa, you may want to avoid SR 164 between Auburn and Enumclaw Sunday afternoon and evening. Thousands are expected to pack the highway as they head to their 7 p.m. concert at the White River Amphitheatre.

Sync your calendar with WSDOT’s to prep for a busy month

August is a very busy time of year for us and likely for you too. Wherever your plans take you as you soak up the sun during the last full month of summer, be sure to check out our blog that showcases our new interactive calendar! While there, you will find all the major weekend closures and events that could tie you up in traffic if you don’t plan ahead.

Weekend closure of SR 99 in Federal Way

One of those major weekend closures in August includes SR 99 in Federal Way. Mark your calendars, the highway will be closed to all traffic between Southwest 356th Street and South 373rd Street from 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17. During the closure, crews will replace an old, small box culvert with a much larger one that will allow the West Fork Hylebos Creek to flow more freely under the highway. Learn more about the culvert replacement project and why a weekend closure is necessary on the project website.

 

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