Several weekend road closures likely to backup Seattle traffic

Seattle News

SEATTLE — If you’re planning on driving around the Seattle area this weekend, start planning now.

From 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, all westbound lanes of state Route 520 between 92nd Avenue Northeast in Clyde Hill and Montlake Boulevard will be closed, according to Washington state Department of Transportation.

On state Route 99 in Seattle, all southbound lanes of the tunnel will be closed for routine maintenance from 10 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday.

Headed northbound on SR 99 this weekend? You might want to try an alternate route.

All northbound lanes between South Spokane Street and Harrison Street will be closed for concrete panel repair from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, according to WSDOT.

Several light rail stations are also shutting down for construction this weekend in Seattle.

Shuttle buses will replace trains at five Link light rail stations starting Friday night at 11 p.m. through the weekend.

And up in the mountains, the final 2.7 miles of state Route 542/Mount Baker Highway that goes to Artist Point is now closed for the season and will reopen in spring.

This article was originally published by KOMO News here.

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