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Seattle

Digging begins on Bertha rescue pit

Digging begins on Bertha rescue pitSeattle Tunnel Partners has started digging the circular pit that will allow crews access to the broken tunnel digging machine.
  • Seattle
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Traffic News

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixedU.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.
  • Traffic News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Traffic News

Lanes reopen on SB I-5 at Northgate after crash, fuel spill

Lanes reopen on SB I-5 at Northgate after crash, fuel spillMost of the lanes on southbound I-5 at Northgate were blocked for about five hours Monday morning after a semi crashed.
  • Traffic News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Seattle

Traffic alert: SR 99 and SR 520 closures this weekend

Traffic alert: SR 99 and SR 520 closures this weekendThe closures will start late Friday night and will end around 5 a.m. Monday.
  • Seattle
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Consumer

Study: Average American loses $1,700 in traffic congestion

Study: Average American loses $1,700 in traffic congestionBy 2030, the average American is expected to pay $2,300 in congestion costs.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks ago
Seattle

Seattle's 'Ramps to Nowhere' to be torn down

Seattle's 'Ramps to Nowhere' to be torn downThey've stood as monuments to another time in Seattle's history, now the "Ramps to Nowhere" are coming down.
  • Seattle
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Reservations required: WSF ups San Juan reservation rate to 90%

Reservations required: WSF ups San Juan reservation rate to 90%WSF is implementing a system where 90% of the spots on San Juan Islands ferries will be set aside for reservations.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Forget the car: Millennials are walking

Forget the car: Millennials are walkingA U.S. Public Interest Research Group study suggests Americans born from 1983 to 2000 are driving less than their parents.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Federal Way

Federal Way trophy store destroyed in fire

Federal Way trophy store destroyed in firePolice blocked both directions of the highway between Dash Point Road and S. 288th Street.
  • Federal Way
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Everett

One dead in crash after apparent racing, cops seek 2nd driver

One dead in crash after apparent racing, cops seek 2nd driverThe driver of a Corvette died in a crash after a racing incident, police said. Officers are looking for a second driver.
  • Everett
  • 3 weeks ago
Traffic News

Become one of Tracy's Lil' Traffic Buddies

Become one of Tracy's Lil' Traffic BuddiesWe're looking for elementary school students who participate in the "safety patrol" program at school.
  • Traffic News
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Washington may toughen texting while driving law

Washington may toughen texting while driving lawTraffic safety leaders say the 7-year-old law is outdated and doesn't account for the ability to surf the web or use social media.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Traffic News

Solar-powered LED lights brighten I-90 lanes at Snoqualmie Pass

Solar-powered LED lights brighten I-90 lanes at Snoqualmie PassBrand new LED lights illuminate travel lanes over Snoqualmie Pass to improve driving conditions during severe weather.
  • Traffic News
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

School bus driver shortage leaves buses crammed, parents mad

School bus driver shortage leaves buses crammed, parents madLake Washington parents report buses running 30 minutes late on several routes while children are forced to cram into overcrowded buses.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

US Open transportation plans taking shape

US Open transportation plans taking shapePlans are being finalized to bring round-trip train service to the site of the US Open next year.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Study: Washington roads among the worst in the U.S.

Study: Washington roads among the worst in the U.S.The study by the Reason Foundation concludes Washington state is 42nd in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Traffic

Seattle City Light apologizes for I-5 Southcenter backup

Seattle City Light apologizes for I-5 Southcenter backupThe utility says its crews were working on a project overnight, but they finished the project late.
  • Traffic
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Traffic News

What is the Highway 99 tunnel schedule now?

What is the Highway 99 tunnel schedule now?Key dates in the timeline for constructing the SR 99 tunnel under Seattle.
  • Traffic News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Seattle

A look inside Seattle's tunnel boring machine

A look inside Seattle's tunnel boring machineWork is underway to pull off Bertha's first 30 feet and replace her cutter head, seals and bearings over the winter.
  • Seattle
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Traffic News

Progress on SR 99 tunnel, but concerns over Bertha's repair

Progress on SR 99 tunnel, but concerns over Bertha's repairWe take you down into the north end of the highway 99 tunnel and give a progress update.
  • Traffic News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Traffic News

Two seriously hurt in SR 99 crash in Everett

Two seriously hurt in SR 99 crash in EverettTwo people suffered life threatening injuries and all southbound lanes of State Route 99 are blocked in Everett at Airport Road due to a collision between an empty car and school bus.
  • Traffic News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

EB I-90 ramp to Bellevue Way to close for 15 days

EB I-90 ramp to Bellevue Way to close for 15 daysDrivers should be prepared to move left and share the HOV ramp during 15-day closure of the exit from eastbound I-90 to Bellevue Way.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Olympia

WSDOT: Avoid I-5 in Olympia over next two weekends

WSDOT: Avoid I-5 in Olympia over next two weekendsThe DOT says weekend work on I-5 in Olympia is expected to cause traffic back-ups.
  • Olympia
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Seattle

Seahawks gameday traffic expected to be bad

Seahawks gameday traffic expected to be badReduced parking capacity for the Seahawks first game of the year could make it a frustrating night for fans.
  • Seattle
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Traffic News

EB 520 ramp to Montlake blocked; dump truck over ramp

EB 520 ramp to Montlake blocked; dump truck over rampThe eastbound State Route 520 ramp to Montlake is completely blocked due to a collision involving a semi.
  • Traffic News
  • 2 months ago
Traffic News

Rolled semi at Boeing Field causes 6 mile I-5 backup

Rolled semi at Boeing Field causes 6 mile I-5 backupA semi rolled over in the median of southbound Interstate 5 just south of Michigan Street in Seattle.
  • Traffic News
  • 2 months ago
Traffic News

Big bike change coming to downtown Seattle's 2nd Avenue

Big bike change coming to downtown Seattle's 2nd AvenueA big change is coming to one of Seattle's busiest streets as the city implements the Bicycle Master Plan.
  • Traffic News
  • 2 months ago