• Traffic Advisories

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    Last updated: January 20, 2022

    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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    Emergency road closure

    Jan. 18- SE 51st Place/139th Ave SE (Somerset neighborhood): Road access at SE 51st Place and 139th Ave SE remains restricted following a debris flow and damage to a house in the 5000 block of 139th Place SE. More information. 

    Current construction impacts 

    • NEW--NE 4th Street between 105th and 106th avenues: (Bellevue Center 425) Full closure begins Jan. 29 at 8 a.m. through Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. Closure needed to stage mobile crane. Pedestrian access maintained along south side of NE 4th Street. Bicycle access via pedestrian or vehicle route. Access to businesses maintained.
    • 124th Avenue NE between NE 12th Street/Bel-Red Road and NE Spring Blvd: Intermittent lane closures Jan. 10-21, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. to conduct survey work, erosion control, clearing and potholing. Flaggers and police officers onsite to assist with traffic control. Project webpage. 
      • 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 28th Street and NE 28th Place loop up to Bellevue Way NE through Jan. 2022.
        • 106th Ave NE and 107th Ave NE up to NE 28th Street through Jan. 2022.
      • 2020 AC Water Main Replacement (Phase 2): Work to replace a water main. Roads will remain open but expect traffic revisions at 
        • 169th Ave NE loop (Valley Greene neighborhood) parking areas through March 2022
        • NE 2nd Place from West Lake Sammamish Pkwy to 168th Ave NE through March 2022.
        • 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 through January 2022. Expect intermittent lane closures within project area. Approved work hours: Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Project webpage.
        • Pikes Peak Reservoir Replacement – 122XX-123XX block of NE 39th Street: Expect intermittent lane closures through Sept. 2022 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.

          Pavement Preservation Program

          Paving season is typically from April to October. Flaggers will be on site for traffic control. and pedestrian access maintained unless otherwise indicated. For more information about the paving program, including weekly updates, go to the Pavement Preservation Program webpage

          East Link Light Rail construction

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          • NEW--SR 520 on-ramp at NE 40th Street: Nightly closures from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Jan. 28 through Jan. 29. Closure needed to install pedestrian bridges.

          Other agency projects

          • Washington State Department of Transportation: SR 513 Montlake Bridge:  Bridge closed Fri. Jan 21 from 10 p.m. to Mon. Jan. 24 at 5 a.m. Details, including shuttle information, on project webpage.
          • Washington State Department of Transportation: SR520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program. More information on project webpage.
          • Washington State Department of Transportation: Renton to Bellevue I-405 Widening and Express Toll Lane Project: More information on project webpage.
          • Washington State Department of Transportation: I-90 - Eastgate to SR 900 - Corridor Improvements.  More information on project webpage.
          • King County's Valley Creek Sewer Pipe Rehabilitation: 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. 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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