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Updated April 22
for the week of April 22-29
CITY TRAFFIC INFORMATION (NOTE: For information on road closures related to ice, snow or flooding, please see the city’s Emergencies and Extreme Weather page)
Coal Creek Parkway SE from Newcastle Way to SE 60th St: Started 4/9 and continuing for three months, drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians should be prepared for impacts due to construction of AvalonBay Newcastle. Four lanes of traffic will remain open, but periodically, AvalonBay will close one northbound lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or later as needed. A temporary reduction of the speed limit from 40 MPH to 25 MPH will be in effect until travel lane restrictions are removed. Left-hand turns will not be permitted in this area. Bike lanes will be closed, and the sidewalk will be closed on the east side of Coal Creek Parkway.
Northup Way between NE 33rd PL and NE 24th St: On-going to January 2017. One lane traffic control from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. The speed limit is reduced to 25 MPH within project limits. Expect long delays. ALTERNATE ROUTES HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
NE 24th St from 156th Ave NE to 164th Ave NE: On-going to Tues., 5/31. Work hours: Mon. - Fri., 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Utilities will be replacing an aging water main. Expect traffic delays.
SE Allen Rd SE Allen Rd from 138th Ave SE to 150th Ave SE: Starts Mon., 4/11. Construction will last four months. Work hours are Mon. through Fri., 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Utilities will be replacing an aging water main. Expect traffic delays.
114th Ave SE from SE 6th St to Main St : Sewer main replacement work by Bellevue Utilities will close 114th Ave SE to through traffic from starting April 20 until early July. Access to local businesses will be maintained and sidewalks will remain open. This will be a hard closure, providing local access only from the north (via NE 2nd St) Part of Bellefield Area Sewer Projects.
120th Ave NE from NE 8th St to NE 12th St: Temporary lane configurations in effect for duration of project. Please watch for construction vehicles and obey all flaggers to avoid conflict. (120th Ave NE Stage II)
123rd Ave SE Sidewalk- SE 20th Pl to SE 26th St: On-going to Wed., June 1st, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Expect single lane closures with alternating traffic.
EAST LINK LIGHT RAIL CONSTRUCTION
The construction of the Downtown Bellevue Tunnel has begun. 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.
Main St from 110th Pl SE to 112th Ave SE: Demolition of structures begins Monday, April 18. Expect intermittent lane closures.
NE 2nd Pl from 110th Ave NE to 111th Ave NE: Starts Fri., 4/22, 2016 thru 2018 (minimum 2-year closure). Road will be closed for an extended period of time to allow use of the right of way as a staging area for Sound Transit.
FREEWAY TRAFFIC INFORMATION:
The Washington State Department of Transportation has several projects under way that can affect traffic in Bellevue at any given time. For the most up-to-date information on construction activity on major highways, visit WSDOT's weekly construction closure updates.
NE 6th St to I-5 Widening and Express Toll Lanes - Project Info
Fri., 4/22, 11 pm - Mon., - 4/25, 5 am all lanes and ramps of SR 520 will be closed.