Montlake Project monthly meeting today, ramp closures

There is a horizontal green band that reads Rest of the West News. Above it is the letters W S D O T. An oval on the right reads state route 520.

In this update:

Monthly online construction meeting today

It’s not too late to register for the Montlake Project’s online monthly meeting today to hear a construction update and learn about upcoming highway closures. Register below to attend and take part in the Q&A.

Date/Time: Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 12:30 p.m.


Photo of the eastbound bridge construction with Union Bay in the background

Plan ahead! Seattle Marathon coming through Montlake next weekend

This year’s Seattle Marathon routes will run right through the Montlake neighborhood and Montlake Project area on Saturday, Nov. 26. The first race kicks off at 6 a.m. and the event will wrap up in the afternoon.

Here’s what you should know:

  • The event will close the westbound SR 520 off-ramps to Montlake and Lake Washington Boulevard as early as 5 a.m. that Saturday to as late as 4 p.m.
  • The route includes the SR 520 Trail; expect delays and interruptions if you plan to use the trail that day.

See event and route information here.

Final reminder: Montlake 5K Turkey Trot on Nov. 24

The 7th Annual Montlake Community Club 5K Turkey Trot and Kids Run will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Nov. 24 – Thanksgiving Day. A portion of the racecourse will follow Lake Washington Boulevard East through the Arboretum, so neighbors should expect a temporary closure of the street that morning. Proceeds from the event benefit the University District Food Bank. 

Construction Corner roundup

  • Ongoing: Montlake Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound SR 520 closed weeknights
  • Nov. 14-16 Eastbound SR 520 off-ramp to Montlake Boulevard closed overnight
  • Nov. 14-18: Eastbound Mercer Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 closed overnight

How to reach us and stay informed about SR 520 construction:

  • Call or text our project-specific construction hotlines with pressing questions or concerns related to the:
    • Montlake Project: 206-775-8885
    • SR 520/I-5 Connection Project: 206-316-2559 
  • Call the SR 520 Program information line (206-770-3554, M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) with general SR 520 inquiries.
  • Email SR 520 staff with your questions about the project or construction activities.
  • Visit the SR 520 Construction Corner for the most up-to-date information on closures and construction impacts.
  • Visit the SR 520 Program website to find general information about the project.
  • Follow us on Twitter @wsdot_520 to get key news and updates about the SR 520 program.
  • View current Montlake Project construction photos, taken continuously day and night, by mounted construction cameras
  • Share the ROTW listserv with your friends and neighbors

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