Author Archives: Laurie Hardie

Dancing Traffic Lights (Video)

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Imagine waiting on the sidewalk for the light to change. You look up to the light and there is a dancing figure.  What do you do? DANCE.  I hope you dance.  Well it made me smile. Read More »

Unreleased Adele Tracks (Link)

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Two Adele tracks surfaced on Monday (September 1), and just in time, too, because the wait for the U.K. singer’s next album is becoming unbearable. “Never Gonna Leave You” and “You’ll Never See Me Again” Read More »

4 Day Closure of Highway 99 in Seattle (Link)

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Be prepared for a 4 day closure of highway 99 both directions through Seattle.  Starts tonight at 10pm through Wednesday at 5am.  WSDOT has a detailed page about it.  This page explains it pretty good as well.  Good luck!! Read More »

Viaduct Closing for 4 Days

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Starting Friday at 10pm Highway 99 will close in both directions from the West Seattle Bridge to Valley Street through Monday at 5am.  Then Monday the closure continues from the south end of the Battery Street Tunnel to Valley Street through Wednesday at 5am.  WSDOT has a great map to help you see exactly where the closures begin and end. ... Read More »

Tomorrow (Thursday) Starts the I – 90 Closures (link)

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It’s a bird!! It’s a plane!!! No, it’s the BLUE ANGELS Flying over Lake Washington.   Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday I-90 bridge closures for the Blue Angeles.  (Dates and times) Expect delays, word is that the 520 will not close for boats while I-90 is closed for the jets. (Pic Courtesy US Navy) Read More »

Zipper Merge (link)

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WSDOT  says drivers should drive right up to the merge spot before merging (in light of the week long I-90 construction) .  Rather than getting in line early. This is apparently called zipper merge.   Interesting article and even more interesting are the reader comments. Read More »

3 More commutes Until Carmagedon (Link)

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Yes just three commutes until WSDOT closes three lanes of I-90 from I-405 to Bellevue way to replace expansion joints.  Apparently WSDOT is offering $$$ to carpools if they add a rider.   Read More »

What about Bike Commuters (I-90 Construction)

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I use the pedestrian/bike trail frequently. Will that be closed?    The 10 foot-long expansions joints under the pedestrian/bike path will also be replaced. This work will likely begin the week of July 27, after the highway expansion joints are replaced. The ped/bike path work will occur nightly from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. The path will not be completely ... Read More »

3 Days and Counting I 90 Construction (Links)

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D-day is three days away.  I 90 construction gets underway this Friday at 9:30pm all the way through Friday 7/25 at 5 am. WSDOT has a blog you can check out.  The more you know the better you can plan.  Or as WSDOT says “Know before you Go” Some options: carpool, vanpool, take a vacation, use a different route, travel ... Read More »

Carmagedon (information)

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  Are you ready for MAJOR DELAYS? I- 90 will be down to one lane getting through from I-405 to Bellevue Way. Starts Friday 7/18 at 9 pm through Friday 7/25 5 am. The best time to travel through the work zone will be 6am, 11am – 2pm and after 7pm. WSDOT suggests carpooling, vanpooling, busing,  changing your hours for ... Read More »