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Last updated: February 28, 2020

Check the Traffic Advisories map and text below for the latest information about construction work that can affect travel on city streets, sidewalks, and trails. This page is regularly updated. To receive updates via text or email, select the "subscribe" button.

 

 

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New and updated traffic impacts are listed first. Expect traffic delays or use an alternate route, if possible. Please obey construction signs and flaggers.

General construction

  • NEW -- 148th Ave NE and NE 8th St Traffic Signal Upgrade Project: Ongoing. Mon - Fri, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Work will be for the reconstruction of sidewalks and wheelchair ramps and removal of existing old traffic signal poles.
  • NEW -- 150th between Newport Way and 38th St SE: Begins 2/24. Mon – Fri, 10 am – 4 pm. Primarily affects the west side of the roadway, which is southbound. Daily lane closures to widen the roadway and put in walls, sidewalks, lighting, etc.
  • NEW -- 102nd Ave NE between NE 31st Pl & NE 34th St: Begins 2/24, Mon – Fri  7 am – 3:30 pm work will take approx. 2 weeks to complete. Water main installation as part of the Utilities 2019 AC Watermain Replacement Project.

 

East Link Light Rail construction

Please go to the East Link News webpage for additional ongoing construction impacts. Subscribe to receive construction updates from Sound Transit. Please follow the direction of flaggers and signed detours to safely access your destination.

South Bellevue [Ongoing impacts]   

  • No new updates as of 2/28.

Central Bellevue [Ongoing impacts]  

  • 110th Ave NE at NE 4th St and at NE 2nd St: Ongoing. Work hours: Mon-Sat, 7 am - 3 pm. Sidewalk and lane closure adjacent to curb corner work (at all corners) at these two intersections. Work is in preparation for grind and overlay of 110th Ave NE between Main St and NE 4th St in spring 2020. Access to Summit Building (PSE) garage, Skyline Tower garage and all parking lots will be maintained. Follow detours. Construction Alert 
    • Northbound 110th Ave NE will be closed, 2/24-3/4, 9 am – 3 pm. All traffic to Marriott Hotel and Summit Building (PSE) will be accessible via detour. Uniform police officers will be available to assist in traffic and pedestrian flows.

North Bellevue (BelRed) [Ongoing impacts]  

  • NEW -- NE 24th Street @ aerial guideway: Th - Fri, 2/27-28, 9 am - 3 pm. Northbound lane shift.
  • RESCHEDULED--136th Place NE/NE 20th Street intersection closure: Fri, 2/21 at 8 pm - Mon, 2/24 at 6 am. Closure needed to facilitate intersection construction and rail installation. Work is weather dependent. Construction alert.
  •  NE Spring Blvd between 136th Pl NE and 137th Pl NE: Ongoing through spring 2020. Eastbound lane closure needed for roadway, rail, and sidewalk buildout. Local access and driveway access to businesses on NE Spring Blvd will be maintained. Construction Alert

 

Ongoing general construction impacts

  • Lake Hills-Phantom Lake Transmission Line (NE 8th St and 148th Ave SE): Ongoing through December 2020. Work hours: Mon-Fri: 9 am - 3 pm | Sat: 8 am - 6 pm | Sun: 9 am to 6 pm. Project webpage 
    • Construction is expected to occur in three phases:
      • Phase 1: Vegetation removal
      • Phase 2: Pole and wire installation
      • Phase 3: Landscaping and restoration
      • Construction: January-June 2020, landscaping and restoration: September-December 2020
  • Cherry Crest Pump Station: Ongoing, 7 am – 4 pm, Mon - Fri. Watch for detours and road closures.
    • 127th Ave NE from NE 24th to NE 29th
    • NE 29th St from 127th Ave to 126th Ave
    • 126th Ave NE from NE 29th to NE 30th
  • Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail: Ongoing. Early traffic impacts will include a temporary lower speed limit (25 mph) and narrower lanes on SE 36th St from Factoria Blvd to 132nd Ave SE. The off-ramp from eastbound I-90 to Factoria Blvd/Richards Rd nightly from 9 pm to 5 am. Hours will vary and construction schedules are subject to change.  Project webpage
  • 177th Ave NE and NE 16th St: Ongoing. Mon - Fri, 9 am to 3:30 pm, with the exception of Wed (no work). Bellevue Utilities Department contractors will be making repairs to critical storm drains. Please anticipate some delays. A portion of the sidewalk along NE 16th St will be closed for access. Project map 
  • SE 35th Pl/SE 34th St, from 163rd Pl SE to 164th Pl SE; and SE Eastgate Way, 161st Ave to SE 35th Pl: Ongoing. Pedestrians and bicyclists will be detoured at times. Detour map. The work is part of King County's Sunset and Heathfield Pump Stations and Force Main Upgrade Project Project website

 

Highway Traffic Information

Three major highways run through Bellevue. At any given time the state Department of Transportation may be working on projects that can affect traffic in Bellevue. For the most up-to-date information on construction activity, visit WSDOT's web pages:

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