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    Last updated: October 14, 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 

    • NEW--105th Ave NE (public alley) between NE 2nd Street and NE 4th Street (201 Bellevue): Full closure of alley for potholing, Oct. 18, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pedestrian and bicycle access will be maintained on 105th and 106th avenues.
    • UPDATED--SR 520 Bike Corridor Improvements: Installation of safety improvements at 3 key intersections through Oct. Expect directional closures only.  (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
    • UPDATED--NE Spring Blvd between 121st Ave NE and 124th Ave NE (Block 6- Spring District): Westbound lanes closed on NE Spring Blvd, Oct. 28. Work and closure hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closure needed for crane. Pedestrian access maintained along south side sidewalk. Bicyclist access may use detour route or open sidewalk.
    • Citywide Crosswalk Improvements - Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) projects:
      • 100th Ave NE and NE 12th Street intersection: Install new crosswalk with RRFB system and curb ramp improvements, Oct. 18-29. Limited periods of single-lane closures. Flaggers to provide traffic assistance. Work hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Construction alert)
      • NE 24th Street and SR 520 Trail crossing: Install new RRFB, Nov. 1-12. Limited periods of single lane closures; trail access maintained. Flaggers to provide traffic assistance. Work hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.(Construction alert)
      • 156th Ave SE and SE 4th Street intersection: Install new RRFB and curb ramp improvements, Nov. 1-12. Limited periods of single-lane closures. Flaggers to provide traffic assistance. Work hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to  3:30 p.m. (Construction alert)
    • 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. 
      • 106th Ave NE and 107th Ave NE up to NE 28th Street through Oct. 31.
      • NE 26th Street between 105th Ave NE and 108th Avenue NE through Oct. 31.
      • 108th Ave NE between NE 24th Street and NE 26th Street through Oct. 31.
    • 2020 AC Water Main Replacement (Phase 2): Work to replace a water main. Roads will remain open but expect traffic revisions at:
      • 174th Place NE from NE 2nd Place to NE 4th Street, Oct. 11-Nov. 30
    • 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)
    • NE 10th Street between 100th Ave NE and 102nd Ave NE (10th St Apts): Westbound NE 10th St closed daily Oct. 11-15, Oct. 18-22, Oct. 25-29 and Nov. 1-5, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utilities installations. Pedestrian access maintained with traffic control assistants. Bicycle access via vehicle detour or open sidewalks.
    • 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.
        • 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
        • 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.
        • 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).

        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

        • 112th Ave SE between SE 8th - Main Street:  Signal work and utility adjustments ongoing through October, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Single lane closures; expect delays. Police officers will be on site for traffic control.
        • NE 8th Street between 124th Avenue NE and 140th Avenue NE: Pavement marking installation and other miscellaneous work ongoing through October, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect single lane closures and delays. 
        • 156th Avenue NE between NE 10th Street and NE 15th Street: Signal work and channelization (striping) ongoing through October, Mon – Fri., 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Expect single lane closures and delays.  Police officers will be on site for traffic control.
        • 105th Ave SE between Main Street and SE Wolverine Way: Pavement sealing delayed due to weather. Work to occur in Oct. but may be delayed until spring 2022. 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.
        • 124th Ave NE between NE 8th and Bel Red Rd: Pavement marking installation and other miscellaneous work ongoing through October, Mon – Fri, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect single lane closures and delays. 
        • Cherry Crest Neighborhood: Pavement sealing delayed due to weather. Work to occur in Oct. but may be delayed until spring 2022. 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.
          • 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

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        • NEW--Main Street at the 110th Place SE intersection: Lane closures Oct. 19-20, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
        • NEW--112th Ave NE between Main Street and 4th Street: Lane closures on southbound 112th Ave NE, daily, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
        • NEW--112th Ave NE between Main Street and NE 6th Street: Full closure on 112th Ave NE south of intersection (by Hilton Hotel) Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for delivery of electrical control "bunaglow" via crane truck. Pedestrian access maintained on the east side of 112th Ave NE. Bicycle detour via vehicle route or use open sidewalks. 
        • UPDATED--112th Ave SE between Main Street and SE 8th Street: As needed right lane closures southbound on 112th Ave SE, Oct. 11-15 and Oct. 18-22, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
        • UPDATED--Bellevue Way SE to westbound I-90 HOV on-ramp, closed as needed, Oct. 11-15 and Oct. 18-22, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

        Other agency projects

        • Washington State Department of Transportation: SR 513 Montlake Bridge: Scheduled closures: Oct. 22-25, Oct. 29-Nov. 1, and Nov. 19-22 from 11 p.m. on Fridays to 5 a.m. on Mondays. More 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 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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