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Long-term closure on 110th Ave NE scheduled to begin in October

Summary: This fall, Sound Transit will begin a long-term closure of a portion of 110th Avenue Northeast between Northeast 4th and Northeast 6th streets.
Publication: Sound Transit website

Survey and event on bike share services in Bellevue

Summary: The City of Bellevue is exploring the public’s interest in privately run bike share services as part of the Pedestrian & Bicycle Implementation Initiative.

City to preview proposed Northeast Bellevue Neighborhood Enhancement Program projects

Summary: Northeast Bellevue residents will have the opportunity to preview Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) projects proposed for their area on Tuesday, Sept.12, 6-8 p.m., at an open house in the Sherwood Forest Elementary School gym, 16411 NE 24th St.

Students back on the road Thursday for first day of school

Summary: Students in the Bellevue School District head back to class on Thursday, Aug. 31, to begin the 2017-2018 school year.

Traffic changes in BelRed; Business access available

Summary: In the coming weeks, if you’re traveling to/through the BelRed area where East Link light rail is being constructed, please follow the detours as the intersection of 132nd Avenue Northeast and Northeast Spring Boulevard will be closed for two weeks starting on Monday, Aug. 28.
Publication: City of Bellevue news release

New Park-and-Ride option in south Bellevue – served by ST Route 550

Summary: A new temporary park-and-ride lot has been opened in south Bellevue. The new lot located at 1624 Bellevue Way SE, provides parking for up to fifty vehicles and includes four signed 15-minue parking spaces designated for pickup and drop-off. The lot is served by ST routes 550, 555/556 and KC Metro route 249.

Coming soon! New westbound SR 520 HOV and general purpose lanes

Summary: From Washington State Dept. of Transportation: Monday, Aug. 28, WSDOT will open new westbound lanes on the West Approach Bridge North. Westbound drivers headed to I-5 will no longer curve to the left at the end of the floating bridge, but will drive straight onto the new West Approach Bridge North structure.

Eastside Rail Corridor: Rail removal and interim trail construction starting soon!

Summary: From King County: This fall, we will be removing rails in portions of the ERC and opening segments of interim gravel trail.
Publication: King County website

Safety award for video analytics project

Summary: An innovative project that uses new technologies in an effort to prevent death and serious injuries from traffic crashes has earned a national safety award.
Publication: City of Bellevue news release

Changes coming to Overlake Transit Center

Summary: Like the South Bellevue Park-and-Ride, changes are coming to the Overlake TC for light rail construction.

City to evaluate use of pedestrian crossing flags

Summary: Pilot project underway at two crosswalks in Old Bellevue
Publication: City of Bellevue news release

I-90 drivers gain new HOV lanes between Mercer Island and Seattle

Summary: Express lanes now permanently closed to vehicle traffic to allow for light rail construction
Publication: WSDOT website

King County Metro has launched a partnership w/Diamond Parking to create new neighborhood parking options

Summary: King County Metro has launched a partnership with Diamond Parking Service in order to provide a new option for people to connect to transit services.

Carpool parking permits are coming to select Park & Ride lots

Summary: Metro Transit will set aside priority spaces for carpoolers with free permits. Spaces will be reserved for permit holders arriving until 8:30am weekdays at select park & ride lots.

New HOV and general-purpose lanes opening on westbound SR 520

Summary: At 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28, after a full weekend closure, WSDOT is opening the new West Approach Bridge North’s three westbound lanes between the floating bridge and Seattle.

Weekend of Sept. 16-17: Bellevue Way SE reduced to one lane and ramps to I-90 closed

Summary: Weekend of Sept. 16-17: Bellevue Way SE reduced to one lane and ramps to I-90 closed