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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: Weekend Serves Up a Variety of Events, Plan On Possible Traffic Delays

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
4/9/2009  4:40:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Norm Mah  (206) 684-8114


Weekend Serves Up a Variety of Events, Plan On Possible Traffic Delays


(SEATTLE) - The weekend ahead offers a range of outdoor activities from street parties and an anti-violence walk to Seattle Sounders soccer and a memorial cycling race. Motorists can expect traffic congestion associated with these events. The Seattle Department of Transportation encourages event-goers to try a different way of commuting - walking, bicycling or taking the bus; they’ll save money while they reduce their carbon footprint.

Friday, April 10
Seattle Summer Streets: 6 - 9 p.m.
1,000 - 2,000 participants expected
Greenwood Avenue N will be closed north and southbound from N 65th to N 87th streets; the cross streets will be open for traffic at N 65th, N 80th, N 85th and N 87th.

Saturday, April 11
March Against Violence - 12 noon
600 participants expected
March starts at Rainier Beach High School, Rainier Avenue S and S Henderson Street and heads north on Rainier to S Graham Street, west on Graham to the Aki Kurose Middle School at 42nd Avenue S.

Seattle Sounders versus Kansas City Wizards - 7:30 p.m.
34,000 + spectators
Match is at Qwest Field. Occidental Avenue S will be closed north and south bound from S King Street to S Royal Brougham Way. Due to construction in the area, motorists need to allow extra time and check for the latest update on the SR 519 project at www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/sr519 For traffic on major city streets, check SDOT’s real-time traffic Traveler Information Map at www.web5.seattle.gov

Sunday, April 12
Brad Lewis Memorial Criterium - 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
625 attending
Weekend Serves Up a Variety of Events
NE Boat Street will be closed from NE Pacific Street to Brooklyn Avenue. Local access will be maintained.


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