ST Express Bus Alert

Several Routes - Reroute - Missed stops and Reroutes for the SeaFair Torchlight Parade

There will be significant delays on all ST Express Seattle routes Saturday, July 29 due to the road closures for the SeaFair Torchlight Parade. 

Saturday, July 29, from the start of service through 5:00 p.m. ST Express 512, 545, 554 and 594 will not serve the 4th Ave & Pike St stop and 577 will not serve the Pine St & 4th Ave stop. Riders should use the stops before or after. After 5:00 p.m. see below for your routes additional stop closures and alternate stop locations. 

Saturday, July 29, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:45 p.m., routes 512, 522, 545, 554, 577, 578 and 594 will be on reroute in downtown Seattle due to the SeaFair Torchlight Parade. Stops at the south end of downtown could remain closed later if large crowds prevent buses from getting to the stops.

All 512 bus service will begin and end at 6th & Olive Way at the normal schedule times throughout the parade reroute. Riders should use the Dowtown Seattle Transit Tunnel and ride any bus or Link to get through Seattle.

Northbound Route 522 will miss the following stops:

  • 4th Ave S & James St
  • Pike St & 6th Ave

During the reroute, please use these northbound 522 stops instead:

  • 6th Ave S & S Atlantic St
  • 4th Ave S & S Jackson St
  • 3rd Ave & James St
  • 3rd Ave & Madison St
  • 3rd Ave & Union St
  • 3rd Ave & Pine St
  • 3rd Ave & Virginia St
  • 3rd Ave & Bell St
  • Olive Way & 6th Ave

Southbound Route 522 will miss the following stops:

  • Union St & 4th Ave
  • 2nd Ave & Marion St
  • 2nd Ave & James St
  • 2nd Ave Ext S & S Jackson St

During the reroute, please use these southbound 522 stops instead:

  • 5th Ave & Seneca St
  • 5th Ave & Spring St
  • 5th Ave & Cherry St
  • 5th Ave & Jefferson St
  • 5th Ave S & S Jackson St
  • 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way

Eastbound Route 545 will miss the following stops:

  • 4th Ave S & S Jackson St
  • 4th Ave & James St
  • 4th Ave & Madison St
  • 4th Ave & University St
  • 4th Ave & Pike St

During the reroute, please use these eastbound 545 stops instead:

  • 6th Ave S & S Atlantic St
  • 4th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way
  • 4th Ave S & S Jackson St
  • 3rd Ave & James St
  • 3rd Ave & Madison St
  • 3rd Ave & Union St
  • 3rd Ave & Pine St
  • 3rd Ave & Virginia St
  • 3rd Ave & Bell St
  • Olive Way & 6th Ave

Westbound Route 545 is unaffected and will run as scheduled.

Eastbound Route 554 will miss the following stops:

  • Lenora St & 4th Ave
  • S Washington St & 4th Ave

During the reroute, please use these eastbound Route 554 stops instead:

  • Blanchard St & 2nd Ave (temporary)
  • 5th Ave S & S Jackson St

Westbound Route 554 will miss the following stops:

  • 5th Ave S & S Jackson St
  • 4th Ave S & S Washington St
  • 4th Ave & Cherry St
  • 4th Ave & Seneca St
  • 4th Ave & Pike St
  • 4th Ave & Stewart St

During the reroute, please use these westbound Route 554 stops instead:

  • James St & 5th Ave
  • James St & 4th Ave
  • 3rd Ave & Madison St
  • 3rd Ave & Union St
  • 3rd Ave & Pine St
  • 3rd Ave & Virginia St
  • 1st Ave & Lenora St
  • Blanchard St & 2nd Ave (temporary)

All northbound 577, 578 and 594 bus service will end at SODO Busway and Royal Brougham at the normal schedule. Riders will need to transfer to Link to continue to downtown. Southbound service will not serve any stops on Stewart. 578 service will stop at Federal Way with special shuttles connecting riders to the remaining stops. 594 service will stop at Tadoma Dome Station with special shuttles connecting riders to the remaining stops.