Upcoming construction traffic impacts

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Overnight closures of I-90 ramps to Bellevue Way Southeast

What

East Link construction is progressing in south Bellevue and crews need to remove the steel and timber supports that were used to construct sections of the aerial guideway. Sound Transit's contractor plans overnight closures of all ramps from I-90 to Bellevue Way Southeast.

When

Monday, March 25th (Tuesday morning) to Thursday, March 28th (Friday morning). This work is expected to last one to four nights. Due to inclement weather or unforeseen issues, dates and times are subject to change. 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. (East to north HOV ramp, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.)

Where

Ramp closures: Westbound I-90 to Bellevue Way Southeast; Eastbound I-90 to Bellevue Way Southeast; Eastbound I-90 to Bellevue Way Southeast HOV. 

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  1. All lanes of Bellevue Way Southeast between the Wye at 112th Avenue Southeast and I-90 will remain open. 
  2. Ramps from southbound Bellevue Way Southeast to westbound and eastbound I-90 will remain open.
  3. No access from I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way Southeast
  4. The sidewalk on Bellevue Way Southeast in this area is also closed; people biking and walking should seek alternate routes.
  5. Northbound Bus stops on Bellevue Way Southeast, south of the Wye at 112th Avenue Southeast will be closed and riders will need to use alternate stops located on Bellevue Way Southeast, north of the Wye. All southbound bus stops on Bellevue Way Southeast will remain open.
  6. Detour from I-90 to Bellevue Way Southeast and 112th Avenue Southeast via I-405 and Southeast 8th.
  • 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.
  • Please follow the direction of flaggers and signage in order to safely reach your destination.
  • Due to inclement weather or unforeseen issues, dates and times are subject to change.
Bellevue Way Southeast ramps close map

Upcoming full closure of westbound I-90 at Bellevue Way Southeast

What

Sound Transit's contractor has completed the first half of the long span bridge over I-90 and crews plan to move the 'traveler crane' in order to complete the remainder of the bridge. In order to safely disassemble and move the crane, crews are planning an overnight full closure of westbound I-90 between I-405 and Bellevue Way Southeast.

When

Monday, April 1st (Tuesday morning) – Tuesday, April 2nd (Wednesday morning). Work is expected to last one or two nights. Ramps will begin to close at 8 p.m. and the full closure of I-90 will last from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. All lanes and ramps are expected to reopen by 5 a.m. Due to inclement weather or unforeseen issues, dates and times are subject to change. 

Where

  • Ramp closures: I-405 south to I-90 west HOV ramp, I-405 south to I-90 west general purpose ramp, I-405 north to I-90 west HOV ramp; Richards Road and Southeast 32nd to westbound I-90; 142nd Pl. Southeast to westbound I-90 HOV Ramp.
  • Lane closures: All lanes of westbound I-90 between I-405 and Bellevue Way Southeast. Ramps from Bellevue Way Southeast to I-90 will remain open.

More

  • Westbound I-90 detour: From I-405 drivers should follow detour signs onto I-405 north. Cars will exit onto Southeast 8th Street and follow detour signs toward Bellevue Way Southeast. Trucks over 10,000 GVW are to use the I-405 to I-5 detour. 
  • 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.
  • Please follow the direction of flaggers and signage in order to safely reach your destination.
  • Due to inclement weather or unforeseen issues, dates and times are subject to change.
South Bellevue full closure detour map

Utility work Bellevue Way Southeast and 113th Avenue Southeast

Crews continue making progress on East Link in south Bellevue. In advance of curb and sidewalk installation between 113th Avenue Southeast and 112th Avenue Southeast, crews plan to install catch basins near the intersection of Bellevue Way Southeast and 113th Avenue Southeast.

What

Utility work near the intersection of Bellevue Way Southeast and 113th Avenue Southeast. This work will affect traffic turning from Bellevue Way Southeast onto 113th Avenue Southeast.

When

Work was expected to last through Friday, March 22, but crews may need additional days to complete the work. Drivers should expect crews in the area on Monday and Tuesday, March 25-26.

Where

Intersection of Bellevue Way Southeast and 113th Avenue Southeast

More

  • Work hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Two way traffic will be maintained on Bellevue Way Southeast
  • While During the daytime work, no turns will be allowed from Bellevue Way Southeast to 113th Avenue Southeast. Drivers should use 112th Avenue Southeast.
  • Please follow the direction of flaggers and signage in order to safely reach your destination.
  • Please follow the direction of flaggers to safely reach your destination.
  • Equipment: Excavators, vac-trucks and concrete saws
  • Crews will minimize noise, dust and debris to the extent possible.
  • Due to inclement weather or unforeseen issues, dates and times are subject to change
113th catch basin work map

Contact us

Outreach Specialist: jason.hampton@soundtransit.org or 206-903-7177
After-hours construction hotline: 888-298-2395

Reminder of ongoing closures

  • 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 daytime lane reductions
  • 112th Avenue Southeast bypass road
  • Closure of Southeast 15th at 112th Avenue Southeast
  • Winters House and Blueberry Farm Closure and new temporary lot

Get more information on previously announced long-term and ongoing closures here.

Upcoming night work over I-90

Work continues on the cast-in-place long span rail bridge over I-90. Ramp and lane closures will be necessary to safely complete installation of girders and temporary light plants will be used to illuminate the work area.

Monday-Thursday night (Friday morning) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Work to construct the long-span bridges over I-90 is expected to continue into mid-2019. 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.

Get more information on long-span construction here.