Another reason to stay away from Bellevue

You can go to the Eastside if you like. You just might not make it back. A week of work on I-90 is expected to tangle traffic around the area as commuters are forced to find alternate routes to avoid planned lane closures. Here’s the word from SDOT on the start of things Friday night and through the weekend:

Traffic on freeways and major arterials into the city will be complicated by construction on WSDOT’s Interstate 90 – only one westbound lane of I-90 will remain open between Bellevue and Mercer Island. There could be significant backups on alternate routes depending on how many drivers venture forth from the east side into downtown Seattle. For more information, see WSDOT’s website, http://tinyurl.com/l53s9cs.

Once the work week begins, CHS predict tie-ups in Capitol Hill chokepoints where coffee, wi-fi, and electrical outlets mix.

8 thoughts on “Another reason to stay away from Bellevue

  1. We also have a few Mariners games, including a day game. Then Obama will be in town with undisclosed details. Next week will be a good one to just stay put :)

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