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Overnight Construction off Eastbound SR-520 – Monday, May 20 through Wednesday, May 22
ST Express routes 542 & 545 will be on reroute, each night, off Eastbound SR-520 beginning Monday, May 20 at approximately 10:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 22 due to construction. Start and end times are subject to change.
Rt. 542 – Eastbound to Redmond
Westbound to University District
Rt. 545 – Eastbound to Redmond
Westbound to Seattle
Both the westbound and eastbound elevators at the Evergreen Point Freeway Station are out of service
Both the westbound and eastbound elevators at the Evergreen Point Freeway Station are out of service until further notice.
Riders who require the use of an elevator can plan ahead to board or exit SR-520 transit service at the Clyde Hill/Yarrow Point Freeway Station instead.
Riders already in transit who require elevator service may inform their driver, and Metro will arrange alternative transportation.
Every effort is being made to restore the elevator as soon as possible.
Occasional stop closure - Long Term - Broadway & 34th St
ST Express routes 510/512 will occasionally not serve the NB stop at Broadway & 34th St in Everett due to construction. Construction crews will occasionally close the lanes on 34th and 35th streets. When lanes are closed, riders will need to use the Everett Transit stop (#2365) on Broadway & 36th St next to the Brown Bear carwash.
All Sounder north and south line trains may experience delays
Be prepared for possible delays due to freight interference as a result of a Union Pacific derailment and flooding in the Midwest.
Union Pacific had a freight train derail on Friday, March 15, near Ritzville, Washington. This was a 23 car event that included a hazardous cargo spill and subsequent fire. At this moment there is no estimated time for reopening the UP line. All UP trains have been re-routed to BNSF tracks causing additional traffic and congestion throughout their system. We expect this to be resolved within a few days.
Flooding in the Midwest has shut down multiple BNSF and Union Pacific subdivisions and trains are being re-routed in an unpredictable manner (waves) through our area. Seattle/Tacoma are the main ports to China and the number of trains arriving are creating capacity challenges for the ports, rail yards and storage tracks along the alignment. The FRA declared an emergency event on Tuesday due to the extreme impact on the railroads. Some estimates indicate this will last for several months. BNSF and UP are working aggressively to make repairs and re-open lines where possible.
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