Bellevue Way SE reduced to one lane and ramps to I-90 closed

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Utility relocation work will continue this weekend on Bellevue Way SE. Sound Transit’s contractor plans to close three lanes of Bellevue Way SE from Saturday, June 24th at 7 a.m. through 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 25th. The closure will be repeated the weekend of July 1st and 2nd. 

During the closure, Bellevue Way SE will be reduced to one northbound lane and access to I-90 will be prohibited. The eastbound I-90 ramp to Bellevue Way SE will also be closed. Westbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way SE will be maintained. 

Map of South Bellevue Station construction traffic impacts

  1. Northbound vehicles will travel in a temporary lane on the west side of Bellevue Way SE. Access to Sweyolocken Boat Launch will only be available from westbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way SE. Local access will be maintained to all residential driveways along Bellevue Way SE. Emergency access will be maintained.
  2. Access from Bellevue Way SE to I-90 will be prohibited. The eastbound I-90 ramp to Bellevue Way SE will also be closed. Westbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way SE will be maintained.
  3. Vehicle access and parking at the Winters House and Blueberry Farm will not be available during the closure.
  4. The sidewalk on Bellevue Way SE in this area will also close; people biking and walking should seek alternate routes.
  5. Bus stops on Bellevue Way SE, south of the Wye at 112th Ave SE will be closed and riders will need to use alternate stops located on Bellevue Way SE, north of the Wye.
  6. Detour to I-90 and I-405 via 112th AVE SE and SE 8th. 

During the closure, Sound Transit’s contractor will continue work to install water utilities along Bellevue Way SE.

Week of June 26-30

Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.: One northbound lane of Bellevue Way SE will be closed from the north end of the South Bellevue Station site to the Wye at 112th Ave SE.

Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The Bellevue Way SE to I-90 west HOV ramp will be closed.

Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Daily closures of one southbound lane on 112th Ave SE, between Main Street and SE 6th.

Reminder of ongoing closures

24-hour closure: Beginning Wednesday, June 21st the sidewalk on Bellevue Way SE between the Wye at 112th Ave SE and the South Bellevue Station site was closed. This closure will last approximately 2 ½ years; people biking and walking should seek alternate routes.

24-hour closure: The sidewalk on the west side of 112th Ave SE, between East Main and SE 6th is closed due to construction activities on the west side of 112th Ave SE. People walking are asked to use the sidewalk on the east side of 112th Ave SE, crossing at the signalized intersections located at Main Street and SE 6th. The King County Metro bus stop located between Main Street and SE 4th has been relocated to a new location on the west side of 112th Ave NE, north of Main Street. The King County Metro stop located south of SE 4th has been relocated to a new location on the west side of 112th Ave SE, south of SE 6th.