Night full closure on I-405 in downtown Bellevue

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Overnight drivers should be aware of upcoming closures on I-405 in downtown Bellevue. In preparing for the Blue Line aka East Link light rail construction over the interstate 405, Sound Transit's contractor will be removing overhead falsework on the elevated horizontal structures in Bellevue beginning Monday, June 10th. 

To do this work, crews will reduce lanes and close ramps on I-405 in downtown Bellevue during the night hours. Additionally, the contractor will fully close northbound I-405 the night of Thursday, June 13th. A by-pass via Exit 13A will be available to detour week night drivers.  

What

Remove falsework in preparing for the Blue Line light rail construction over the interstate 405 

When

Monday, June 10th – Thursday, June 13th, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m.

Where

I-405 between Northeast 10th Street to Main Street 

More

Monday, June 10th – Tuesday, June 11th
  • Sound Transit's contractor will close the southbound I-405 HOV lane and two left lanes (8 p.m. to 5 a.m.) from Northeast 10th Street to Main Street.
  • The southbound I-405 on-ramp from Northeast 6th Street (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) will be closed while work is occurring.
  • The Northeast 4th Street to northbound I-405 on-ramp (10 p.m. to 5 a.m.) will be closed. 
  • The Northeast 8th Street (Exit 13B) off-ramp via northbound I-405 (10 p.m. to 5 a.m.) will also be closed while work is occurring
Wednesday, June 12th  
  • The Northeast 8th Street on-ramps to southbound I-405 (10 p.m. to 5 a.m.) will be closed.
  • The Northeast 4th Street (Exit 13A) off-ramp via southbound I-405 (10 p.m. to 5 a.m.) will also be closed. 
  • Crews will close one right lane on southbound I-405 (8 p.m. – 5 a.m.) from Northeast 10th Street to Main Street.
Thursday, June 13th  
  • Crews will fully close the northbound I-405 (11:59 p.m. to 4 a.m.) from Northeast 10th Street to Main Street.
  • Crews will also close the southbound I-405 on-ramp from Northeast 6th Street (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.).
  • The Northeast 4th Street to northbound I-405 on-ramp (10 p.m. to 5 a.m.) will be closed while work is occurring.
  • Please follow the direction of flaggers and signed detours to safely access your destination. 
  • Please 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 I-405 closures on June 10.

Monday, June 10th – Tuesday, June 11th

Map of I-405 closures on June 12.

Wednesday, June 12th

Map of I-405 closures on June 13.

Thursday, June 13th

Contact us

Outreach Specialist: ryan.lescouflair@soundtransit.org or 206-689-4798
After-hours construction hotline: 888-298-2395