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West Seattle Blog… | TRAFFIC, TRANSIT, WEATHER: Friday!

06:02: Hello. Today is Friday, April 8.

WEATHER

No repeat of that hot sun (Thursday’s high was 73) – today’s forecast calls for clouds, possible rain and a high in the 50s.

REMARKS ON THE WORK

*The Highway 99 tunnel has its monthly closure for maintenance tonight.

* No weekend preview from SDOT – if we learn later in the day of weekend roadworks, we’ll add it here.

BUSES, WATER TAXI, FERRIES TODAY

Metro is on its regular weekday schedule. Watch @kcmetrobus for the word redirects/cancellations.

Gondolais on his regular schedule. The shuttle service now serves all races.

Ferries: WSF still uses the two boat program for Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth. Check here for alerts/updates.

DEVIATION BRIDGES AND ROUTES

746th morning without the West Seattle Bridge. In the meantime, SDOT traffic camera footage is back.

Low bridge: Automated application cameras continue to be used; restrictions are in effect from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily – except weekends; the bridge is open to everyone until 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings. (Access apps are available here for certain categories of drivers.)

1st Avenue South Bridge:

South Park Bridge:

West Marginal Way at Highland Park Way:

Highland Park Way/Holden:

The 5 way crossroads (Spokane/Marginal West/Delridge/Chelan):

Are movable bridges open to ships? Check the @SDOTBridges Twitter feed; The openings of the 1st Ave. S. Bridge are also tweeted by @wsdot_traffic.

All of the city’s traffic cameras can be seen here; West Seattle and surrounding area cameras are also on this WSB page

Problem on the roads/paths/water? Text or call us (when it’s safe to do so) – 206-293-6302.