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Last updated: September 16, 2021

The following traffic advisories reflect current conditions as they are known. The listings below reflect construction work that can affect travel on city streets, sidewalks and trails. Expect traffic delays or use an alternate route, if possible. Please obey construction signs and flaggers. Construction schedules are subject to change and often do.

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Current construction impacts 

  • UPDATED--112th Avenue NE Corridor Improvements: 112th Avenue NE between NE 12th Street and NE 24th Street - Expect intermittent lane closures and delays June through December to replace sidewalk panels on both sides of the street where tree roots have caused the sidewalk to lift. Construct a new flashing beacon, mid-block crossing and a new median at Hidden Valley Sports Park. Project includes new ADA curb ramps at street corners and a new Traffic Signal at NE 24th Street intersection. (Construction alert) (Project webpage)
    • NEW--Grinding and paving may begin Sept. 27, weather permitting
  • 108th Avenue NE between NE 4th Street and NE 6th Street (555 Office Tower) closed for utilities work and crane work.
    • Closed at 9 a.m. on Sept. 18 through 6 p.m. on Sept. 19. Weekend work hours 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (alternate work hours 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
    • Closed at 7 a.m. on Sept. 25 through 6 p.m. on Sept. 26. Work hours 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 25; 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 26.
  • 100th Avenue closed northbound between Main Street and NE 1st Street: Sept. 25 (Sept. 26 as back up date) for portable crane assembly. Closure and work hours 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Pedestrian access maintained along sidewalk on west side of 100th Avenue NE; people biking can use detour route or open sidewalks.
  • SR 520 Bike Corridor Improvements: Installation of safety improvements at 3 key intersections, Sept. 14 - Oct. 8. Expect directional closures only. Police to provide traffic assistance at intersections.  (Construction alert)
    • Northup Way and 108th Avenue, Night work 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday-Friday
    • Northup Way and NE 24th Street, Work hours 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
    • 148th Avenue NE and NE 29th Place. Night work hours 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday-Friday
  • 2020 AC Water Main Replacement (Phase 1): Work to replace 3000 linear feet of water main. Roads will remain open during work but expect traffic revisions at the following locations. Work hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. .
    • NE 26th Street between 105th Ave NE and 108th Avenue NE through Oct.
    • 108th Ave NE between NE 24th Street and NE 26th Street through Oct.
    • NE 25th Street/NE 26th Street between 105th Avenue NE and 108th Avenue NE through Oct. 1
  • 2020 AC Main Replacement Phase 2 Project: Work to replace a water main. Expect minor traffic revisions at 172nd Place NE from 171st Place NE to NE 8th Street through Sept.15.
  • Eastgate ADA Curb Ramp Replacements Project: Replace existing curb ramps at the following intersection locations. Construction late August through November. Expect minor delays as flaggers alternate traffic around each work zone. Follow flaggers’ instructions. Work hours: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • 167th Avenue SE and SE 46th Street intersection (Construction Alert)
    • 165th Avenue SE and SE 46th Street
    • 168th Avenue SE and SE 46th Street
    • 164th Avenue SE and SE 45th Place
    • 163rd Place SE and SE 45th Street
    • 162nd Lane SE and 162nd Way SE
    • 162nd Way SE and SE 45th Court
    • 160th Avenue SE and SE 45th Place
    • 160th Avenue SE and SE 45th Street
    • 151st Avenue SE and SE 54th Place
    • 150th Ave SE and SE 44th Street
    • 150th Ave SE and SE 43rd Place
    • 150th Ave SE and SE 43rd Street
    • 138th Ave SE and SE Allen Road
  • 106th Avenue NE between Main Street and NE 2nd Street (Bellevue Plaza): Southbound closure Sept. 22, and 29 for concrete pump and mixer trucks. Closure hours and work hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Roadway reduced to one lane in the northbound direction.
  • West Lake Sammamish Parkway Phase 2: Construction ongoing through winter 2021 to build a multipurpose path, replace a water main and pave the roadway.  Approved work hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Project webpage)
    • Detour August 30 through December 10  (Detour Alert)
      • Southbound traffic will be detoured between Northup Way and SE 26th Street along 164th Avenue NE, 164th Avenue SE, and 168th Avenue SE.
        • Traffic turning onto the Parkway between Northup Way and the 1844 block must travel northbound.
        • Traffic turning onto the Parkway between SE 1844 block and SE 26th Street can travel both northbound and southbound.
      • Northbound traffic will not be detoured but may experience delays.
      • 25 mph speed limit reduction
      • Pedestrian and bicycle access maintained on the west shoulder of the Parkway.
      • Driveway access maintained.
  • Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail: SE 36th Street from 132nd Avenue SE to 142nd Place SE: Construction of the continuation of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail February through November 2021. Expect intermittent lane closures within project area. Approved work hours: Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Project webpage.
    • Road closed in one continuous closure: Sept. 7 at 7 a.m. through Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. Vehicle detour along SE Eastgate Way between Factoria Boulevard/SE Richards Road and 150th Avenue SE. Pedestrian access maintained along sidewalk on south side of SE 36th Street. (Detour Alert)
  • Pikes Peak Reservoir Replacement – 122XX-123XX block of NE 39th Street: Expect intermittent lane closures starting July 6 through fall 2021 for construction of a new water reservoir and underground utilities. Approved work hours, Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bridle Trails Park access and trails will be maintained during construction. Project webpage.
    • NE 24th Street at 172nd Avenue NE Slope Stabilization Project: Retaining wall construction: June 14 – Dec. 31. Expect lane closures on NE 24th Street between 171st Ave NE and 172nd Ave NE. Follow flaggers' instructions. Work hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon. - Fri. Closures needed to build a retaining wall on the north side of NE 24th Street between 171st and 172nd avenues. NE 24th Street entrance to Ardmore Park will be closed. Warm Up Trail in Ardmore Park will be partially closed between the bird viewing overlook and NE 24th Street entrance. Follow detours noted on closure signs. Construction Alert (May 2021)
    • 136th Avenue NE Inlet Station and NE 8th Street Transmission Main project: Construction ongoing through summer 2021 of a new water inlet station and transmission main. Expect reduced lanes restrictions on NE 8th Street. Approved work hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Project limits:  NE 8th St from 126th Ave NE to 140th Ave NE (transmission main) and 136th Ave NE north of 8th (inlet station site). Project webpage.

    Pavement Preservation Program

    Paving season is typically from April to October. Pedestrian access maintained unless otherwise indicated. For more information about the paving program, including weekly updates, go to the Pavement Preservation Program webpage

    • UPDATED--105th Ave SE between Main Street and SE Wolverine Way: Pavement sealing delayed due to weather. Work to occur in late Sept. No parking barricades with additional information will be placed 72 hours prior to construction. Short duration lane or road closures during construction. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Flaggers will be on site for traffic control.
    • UPDATED-- Cherry Crest Neighborhood: Pavement sealing delayed due to weather. Work to occur in late Sept. No parking barricades with additional information will be placed 72 hours prior to construction. Short duration lane or road closures during construction. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Flaggers will be on site for traffic control.
      • 126th Ave NE – NE 24th St to NE 32nd St
      • 127th Ave NE – NE 26th St to NE 28th St
      • NE 26th St – 126th Ave NE to 127th Ave NE
      • NE 28th St - 126th Ave NE to 127th Ave NE
      • NE 29th St - 126th Ave NE to 127th Ave NE
      • NE 30th St – 126th Ave NE to 128th Ave NE
    • UPDATED--112th Ave SE between SE 8th - Main Street:  Signal work ongoing through Sept. 22, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mon.-Fri. . Single lane closures; expect delays. Flaggers and officers will be on site for traffic control.
    • UPDATED--NE 8th Street between 124th Avenue NE and 140th Avenue NE: Pavement marking installation and other miscellaneous work ongoing through September, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Expect single lane closures and delays. Flaggers will be on site for traffic control.
    • UPDATED--156th Avenue NE between NE 10th Street and NE 15th Street: Paving operations ongoing through Sept 27,  7:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. North and southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane. Expect delays and use alternate routes. Flaggers and officers will be on site for traffic control.

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    • NEW--NE 12th Street between 120th Ave NE and NE Spring Blvd: Right lane closures on eastbound NE 12th, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • NEW--Main Street & 112th Ave NE intersection: Lane closures Sept. 20-21, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • NEW--NE 6th Street & 112th Ave NE intersection: Lane closures Sept. 20-21, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • UPDATED--112th Ave SE between SE 8th and SE 6th Street: Right lane closures on northbound 112th Ave SE, Sept. 21, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • UPDATED--112th Ave SE between Main Street and SE 8th Street: Right lane closures Sept. 13-17 and Sept. 20-24 on northbound 112th Ave SE, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • UPDATED--Bellevue Way SE at 112th Avenue SE ("Y" intersection): Right lane southbound closures on Bellevue Way, Sept. 13-17, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • UPDATED--Bellevue Way SE to westbound I-90 HOV on-ramp, closed as needed, Sept. 13-17 and Sept. 20-24, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Other agency projects

    • UPDATED---Washington State Department of Transportation: SR520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program. More information on project webpage.
      • NEW-- Eastbound SR 520 fully closed Sept. 20 and 21, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • NEW--Westbound SR 520 fully closed Sept. 16, 22 and 23, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Washington State Department of Transportation: SR 513 Montlake Bridge: Scheduled closures: Oct. 8-11, Oct. 22-25, Oct. 29-Nov. 1, and Nov. 19-22 from 11 p.m. on Fridays to 5 a.m. on Mondays.
    • Washington State Department of Transportation: Renton to Bellevue I-405 Widening and Express Toll Lane Project: More information on project webpage.
      • I-405 near Coal Creek Parkway SE: Beginning Sept. 1, crews will clear trees and vegetation and fill in the ground to create space for highway widening. Work is scheduled to take up to three weeks to complete. Work hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information on work notice flyer.
    • Washington State Department of Transportation: I-90 - Eastgate to SR 900 - Corridor Improvements.  More information on project webpage.
    • King County's Eastrail: Washington State Department of Transportation, in partnership with King County Parks, is overseeing construction of 2.5 miles of new paved Eastrail in Renton and Bellevue.  Visit WSDOT's project webpage for more details. 
    • King County North Mercer Island/Enatai sewer upgrade project. Construction to begin in 2021 and be complete in 2025.  More information on project webpage.
    • King County Coal Creek Sewer Upgrade Project: King County Wastewater Treatment Division is upgrading its regional sewer line that serves Bellevue and Newcastle. More details on project website.
    • King County Lake Hills and NW Lake Sammamish Sewer Upgrade Project: More details on project webpage.
    • King County Sunset and Heathfield Pump Stations and Force Main Upgrade Project: More details on 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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