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Welcome to our Transportation Update, where you'll find the latest on road work and other lane/road closures affecting access to Seattle Center. This page is updated weekly.

Please note that 1st Ave N Garage is now closed. Mercer Street Garage, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues North, and 5th Ave N Garage, between Republican and Harrison streets, remain open for public use. 

To avoid traffic slowdowns, consider all transportation options as you route your way to and from Seattle Center. Several Metro bus routes serve the Center, and Seattle Center Monorail provides a speedy connection between Seattle Center and the Sound Transit/Metro Station at Westlake, and with the new Harrison St connection to South lake Union, Seattle Streetcar is also a walkable option. To learn more about traffic and road work in Seattle, visit: Seattle Traffic.

Current Transportation Alerts

THROUGH FALL 2022

A WSDOT mobility project is making road and technology improvements along a 2.5-mile stretch of northbound I-5 from Yesler Way to Lakeview Blvd.

TO 2022 / TBD

The West Seattle High-Rise Bridge is closed to all traffic. Motorists should use 1st Avenue and South Park bridges.

JAN 28 (7PM)* and 29 (2PM)*

Seattle Kraken home games at 7pm (unless noted) at Climate Pledge Arena and touring shows (*) will add traffic and pedestrian congestion to the vicinity. Ride share perimeters will be in effect temporarily before and 30 minutes after these events.Go here for more information.

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TRAVEL INFORMATION - SEATTLE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Check for upcoming construction and events that may impact travel and routes.

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