West Seattle Blog… | Traffic, transit and weather: Friday notes + weekend alerts

6:01 AM: Good morning! It’s Friday, September 15th.

Weather and sunrise/sunset times

Sunny, high in the mid 70s. Sunrise today at 6:46 AM; Sunset at 7:21 p.m.

(Sunset Thursday, photo by Brooke Gostola)

Weekend alerts

Intersection paving: Work that began last weekend continues east-southwest in Alaska between 44th and California this weekend. Here is the warning:

 SDOT will be replacing several damaged concrete slabs at this location.
o Work will be done on Saturday. And the sun. 8 AM – 6 PM. Parking restrictions and lane closures will be in effect at 8 a.m. Saturday. – 7 a.m. Monday. To allow the concrete to cure.
 Both eastbound lanes for this block will be closed starting at 8 a.m. Saturday. From September 16 to 7 a.m. September 18.
o The westbound lanes of this block will remain open at all times.
 Parking will be restricted starting at 8am on Saturday. From September 16 to 7 a.m. September 18.
o “No Parking” signs will be placed on the west side of California Street SW
From the intersection of SW Alaska Street to ArtsWest.
o “No Parking” signs will be placed on Southwest 44th Avenue between Southwest Oregon Avenue and Southwest Alaska Boulevard.
 Sidewalks will remain open at all times.

Half orca: This is a half marathon from Lincoln Park to Don Armenian It starts at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. There are no road closures.

National Holidays Parade: Portions of South Park’s main streets (South Cloverdale and 14th Avenue South) will be blocked for this parade from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Transit today

subway – Regular schedule; Check out the tips here.

Water taxi – Regular schedule.

Washington State Ferries – Two boat service on the Triangle Road. Check alerts for changes, and use them Ship monitoring To find out where your ferry is.

Illuminated traffic cameras

Delridge cameras: Besides the one below (Delridge/Henderson), the cameras are also located in Delridge/Genesee, Delridge/Juneau, Delridge/Orchard, and Delridge/Oregon.

High bridge – Main camera:

High bridge – The view from its southwest end (when SDOT points Camera 35/Avalon/Fauntleroy in this direction):

Low bridge camera:

First Avenue. S bridge – An alternative route across the river:

Highway 99: – Northbound side at Lander.

More traffic cameras: See all the traffic cameras operating around the city here, most with video options; Cameras related to West Seattle and surrounding areas are located on this WSB page.

Bridge information: the @SDOTBridges Twitter feed/X Shows whether the city’s drawbridges are open to ship traffic.

If you see a problem on bridges/streets/tracks/bay, please text or call us (when you can do so safely, and after notifying authorities). Thank you!

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