In this alert: Weekend lane closure on Bellevue Way Southeast, Weekday construction traffic impacts, Night work, reminder of ongoing closures

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Weekend lane closure on Bellevue Way Southeast

Saturday, October 13th, Sound Transit’s contractor will close the northbound curb lane of Bellevue Way SE. Anticipated closure hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The single lane closure is needed while crews haul off material during construction of the light rail trench along Bellevue Way SE. These closures are expected to continue through mid-November

Weekday construction traffic impacts: Monday, Oct. 8 – Friday, Oct. 12

I-90 Bike trail and 108th Avenue Southeast

Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.: In order to install a storm drain line, crews will close one lane of 108th Avenue Southeast near Enatai Beach Park, Sound Transit's contractor will reduce 108th Avenue Southeast to one lane between Southeast 34th Street and Southeast Lake Road. Flaggers will be onsite actively directing traffic. During the closure, people on bikes will be asked to dismount and walk their bikes through the work area. People biking and driving should follow the direction of flaggers to safely reach their destination. During non-work hours, metal plates will cover the work area, but people biking and driving should proceed with caution.

This work is expected to last through early November


Monday-Thursday (Friday morning) night closures, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.: In order to safely construct East Link's aerial guideway in south Bellevue, Sound Transit's contractor plans to close the southbound I-405 to westbound I-90 HOV ramp and the I-90 westbound HOV lane between I-405 and the East Chanel Bridge.

Bellevue Way Southeast

In order to work in the eastside curb lane while maintaining two lanes of traffic in the peak direction (northbound 6-10 a.m. and southbound 2-6 p.m.) crews will use the 'southbound center lane' as a reversible traffic lane. At times, northbound vehicles will travel in what is normally a southbound lane.

Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Work is set to begin on the light rail trench and guideway adjacent to Bellevue Way Southeast, between the South Bellevue Station site and the Wye at 112th Avenue Southeast. Throughout the project, two lanes will be maintained in the peak direction: northbound in the morning and southbound in the afternoon. Sound Transit's contractor will use cones and lane delineators to guide traffic along Bellevue Way Southeast. Please follow the direction of flaggers and signage to safely access your destination.

More info on what to expect can be found at the East Link long-term and ongoing closures page.

112th Avenue Southeast

Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. As needed, daily closures of one southbound lane of 112th Avenue Southeast, between Main Street and Southeast 8th Street.

Night work near I-90 and 7 a.m. start times at South Bellevue Station site continues

Work to construct the long span light rail track over I-90 continues. Typical work hours are Monday-Friday (Saturday morning) 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. More information about long span construction can be found here.

As needed, crews will continue to start work at 7 a.m. along Bellevue Way and at the South Bellevue Station site.

Reminder of ongoing closures

For information on previously announced long-term and ongoing closures click here.

  • Bellevue Way Southeast reversible lane configuration
  • Sidewalk closures and detours on Bellevue Way Southeast and 112th Avenue Southeast
  • Bellevue Way Southeast to I-90 west HOV ramp long term closure
  • 112th Avenue Southeast bypass road 
  • Closure of Southeast 15th at 112th Avenue Southeast
  • Winters House and Blueberry Farm Closure and new temporary lot