• East Link traffic advisories and construction updates in Bellevue and beyond

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    Friday, November 17, 2017

    What’s happening in Bellevue……

    • Bellevue Way SE and I-90 ramps: Sat, 11/18, 5:30 am through Sun, 11/19, 9 pm. Weekend closures on Bellevue Way SE from the I-90 interchange to the wye intersection at 112th Ave SE (full closure of all lanes, closures of all ramps to and from Bellevue Way, only local access for residents living directly on Bellevue Way will be maintained). Construction Alert
    • 116th Ave NE, between NE 4th and 8th streets: Mon, 11/20, through Fri, 12/8. Weekday closures of southbound lane and sidewalk to construct guideway column.
    • 112th Avenue SE – northbound lanes expected to open Mon. Nov. 20. Construction Alert
    • Sweyolocken Boat Launch – early morning work planned for Nov. 18-22. To prepare for drilled shaft work. City permit approved for Expanded Exempt Work Hours. Area map of expanded exempt work hours. (Boat launch open)
      • Sat. Nov. 18: As early as 6 a.m., traffic control set up prior to preparing site for drilled shaft work. Drilled shaft work includes excavation and grading.
      • Sun. Nov 19: As early as 5 a.m. Begin pouring concrete for shaft.
      • Mon. Nov. 20-Wed. Nov. 22: As early as 5 a.m.; end by 3 p.m. to reopen Bellevue Way to I-90 west HOV ramp. Grading an access road in advance of drill shaft work.
      • Noisier work will be conducted within 7 a.m.-6p.m. Equipment/vehicles to use broadband backup alarms.
      • Report concerns to Sound Transit's 24-hour Construction Hotline: 888-298-2395 
    • Pilot turn restrictions at SE 16th St/108th Ave and SE 16th St/Bellevue Way. Ongoing until December 2017.  More about the pilot
      • SE 16th St and 108th Ave SE: No through on southbound 108th Ave SE at SE 16th St, Monday-Friday, 4-7 pm
      • SE 16th St and Bellevue Way: ongoing until December 2017. No through on westbound SE 16th St or southbound on Bellevue Way from SE 16th St, Monday-Friday, 4-7 pm   

    What's happening in other places.....

    • Mercer Island – Mercer Island Station, 80th Ave westbound HOV off-ramp and I-90 westbound HOV lane closed Nov. 18, 7 am – 2 pm Construction Alert
    • Seattle –Judkins Park Station, Lakeside Ave closed Nov. 21, 10am – 2pm. Construction Alert
    • Redmond – Overlake Village Station, 152nd Ave NE near SR 520 closed Nov. 28-Dec. 12. Construction Alert



    Information compiled by:

    Marie Jensen
    East Link Outreach
    City of Bellevue Transportation Department