I-405 to westbound I-90 overnight ramp closures and lane reductions on westbound I-90

Publish Date

Work continues on the cast-in-place long span rail bridge over I-90. Crews plan to close all ramps from I-405 to westbound I-90 for concrete patching on the long span over I-90. 

When

Monday, Dec. 16th to Thursday, Dec. 19th from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. 

Two separate setups over for four nights will be used. One lane on mainline westbound I-90 will be open for all nights. The timeline of each is listed below:

Where

  • I-90 WB HOV lane from  9 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Dec 16th and 17th) 
  • Right general purpose lane of westbound I-90: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Dec  18th -19th) 
  • Left and middle general purpose lanes of westbound I-90: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Dec 16th-19th)
  • I-405 north to westbound I-90 general purpose ramps: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Dec 16th-19th)
  • I-405 south to westbound I-90 ramp: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Dec 16th-19th)
  • I-405 south to westbound I-90 HOV ramp: 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Dec 16th-19th)
  • Richards Rd/SE 32nd St. to westbound I-90 ramps: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Dec 18th-19th)

More

  • I-405 to I-90 detour: from I-405, drivers should follow detour signs to I-90 east. Exit at 150th Ave SE toward Eastgate Way then proceed to the westbound I-90 exit toward Seattle.
  • Sound Transit's contractor is permitted to work expanded hours in the I-90 corridor and adjacent to Bellevue Way Southeast, including 24-hour work in this area.
  • Plan ahead, leave early and allow extra time to reach your destination. 
  • Due to inclement weather or unforeseen issues, dates and times are subject to change.
Map of phase one of ramp closures and lane reductions of I-405 to westbound I-90 and westbound I-90.
Phase 1
Map of phase two of ramp closures and lane reductions of I-405 to westbound I-90 and westbound I-90.
Phase 2

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