This is it. This is your final warning – the Alaskan Way Viaduct closes this evening at 7:30 and won’t reopen until first thing Halloween morning. Whether you use the Viaduct on a regular basis or not, the closure means nine days of traffic mess around Seattle.
Northbound closure schedule:
Southbound closure schedule
Our news partners, The Seattle Times, has compiled a Viaduct Closure Guide to help commuters – whether you commute by car, bus or bicycle.
During the closure, crews will begin demolition of the structure’s south end. More information can be found here. (Disclosure: WSDOT is a sponsor of MyBallard.)