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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: Several city streets expected to be closed for tomorrow morning's commute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
12/3/2007  9:00:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
City of Seattle Emergency Operation Center Media Line, 206.233.5072
Sue Romero  (206) 684-8548


Several city streets expected to be closed for tomorrow morning's commute

SEATTLE--City crews continue to respond to landslides and flooding concerns. SDOT reminds drivers to honor "Road Closed" signs for their own safety and for the safety of city crews who may be working in the area.

SDOT expects the following streets to be closed for tomorrow morning's commute:

* In the 2400 block of Westlake Ave N, one southbound lane is closed due to landslide

* Golden Gardens Drive at View Ave NW will be closed until spring due to a collapsed roadway. The dog run will be accessible from the park at the bottom of the hill.

* Lake Washington Boulevard through the Arboretum is closed due to flooding. Traffic exiting SR 520 at that location is diverted to Montlake. Traffic approaching from the south is diverted to Interlaken.

* Streets between Aurora Ave N and Stone Way N, N 109 St and N 105th St are closed due to flooding.

* NE 105th at 27th Ave NE is closed due to an exposed water main.

* 15th Ave NE is closed at NE 133rd St due to flooding.

The following streets will be open after having been closed earlier today:

* Virginia Street will be open at Third Avenue.

* Perkins Lane at W Raye Street will be open.

* Beach Drive SW is open.

* Harbor Ave SW and Fairmont is open


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Seattle Department of Transportation

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