Bellevue Way SE reduced to one lane, ramps to I-90 closed this weekend

  • Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:21pm
  • News

Utility relocation work will continue this weekend on Bellevue Way Southeast. Sound Transit’s contractor plans to close three lanes of Bellevue Way Southeast from Saturday at 7 a.m. through 9 p.m. on Sunday. The closure will be repeated the weekend of July 1-2.

During the closure, Bellevue Way Southeast will be reduced to one northbound lane and access to Interstate-90 will be prohibited. The eastbound I-90 ramp to Bellevue Way Southeast will also be closed. Westbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way Southeast will be maintained.

Northbound vehicles will travel in a temporary lane on the west side of Bellevue Way Southeast. Access to Sweyolocken Boat Launch will only be available from westbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way Southeast. Local access will be maintained to all residential driveways along Bellevue Way Southeast. Emergency access will be maintained.

Access from Bellevue Way Southeast to I-90 will be prohibited. The eastbound I-90 ramp to Bellevue Way Southeast will also be closed. Westbound I-90 to northbound Bellevue Way Southeast will be maintained.

Vehicle access and parking at the Winters House and Blueberry Farm will not be available during the closure.

The sidewalk on Bellevue Way Southeast in this area will also close; people biking and walking should seek alternate routes.

Bus stops on Bellevue Way Southeast, south of the Wye at 112th Ave Southeast will be closed and riders will need to use alternate stops located on Bellevue Way Southeast, north of the Wye.

Detour to I-90 and Interstate-405 via 112th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 8th.

During the closure, Sound Transit’s contractor will continue work to install water utilities along Bellevue Way Southeast.

Beginning Wednesday, the sidewalk on Bellevue Way Southeast between the Wye at 112th Avenue Southeast and the South Bellevue Station site was closed. This closure will last approximately two-and-a-half years; people biking and walking should seek alternate routes.

The sidewalk on the west side of 112th Avenue Southeast, between East Main and Southeast 6th is closed due to construction activities on the west side of 112th Avenue Southeast. People walking are asked to use the sidewalk on the east side of 112th, crossing at the signalized intersections located at Main Street and Southeast 6th. The King County Metro bus stop located between Main Street and Southeast 4th has been relocated to a new location on the west side of 112th Avenue Northeast, north of Main Street. The King County Metro stop located south of Southeast 4th has been relocated to a new location on the west side of 112th Avenue Southeast, south of Southeast 6th.

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