High-speed chase ends near 65th on I-5, backs up traffic for miles

WSDOT Cameras showed the backup at NE 85th and also at NE Northgate Way shortly before 1p.m.

A high-speed police chase has ended in a crash on I-5 southbound just north of the 70th Street overpass.

520 bridge electronic tolling passes go on sale today

Good To Go Pass from the Washington State Department of Transportation

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has started selling electronic tolling passes for the 520 bridge. The tolls will be going into effect this spring. According the WSDOT website, a minimum deposit of $30 is required to open an account, but if you purchase your pass before April 15, you’ll get $10 in free […]

15th Avenue Northeast repaving project underway

15th Ave. NE Construction

Construction has finally started on the large repaving project along 15th Avenue NE between Pacific Street and N.E. 55th Street in the University District. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) expects the entire project to be completed by October of this year. During the first phase of the project, SDOT has torn up 15th Ave. […]

How much will it cost to cross 520?

Good To Go Pass from the Washington State Department of Transportation

Two 520 toll rates have been approved by Washington State Transportation Commission: a lower toll rate for vehicles with Good To Go! accounts, and a higher rate for vehicles that receive a bill and pay by mail. Although the Commission has approved these rates, the state Legislature still has to give final approval. The toll […]

President coming to town on 10/21, plans to mess up traffic

If your travels on October 21 take you anywhere near the University of Washington, you may want to choose alternate routes. The President (of the United States, no less) is coming to speak at a rally for Patty Murray at Hec Ed at noon on Thursday. A memo from the University reads: Traffic around the […]