Northbound East Montlake Place East closing this weekend, Montlake Project online meeting next week

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In this update:

Heads up! Northbound East Montlake Place East closed March 10-13

Northbound East Montlake Place East will be closed between East Louisa Street and Lake Washington Boulevard East from 10 p.m. Friday, March 10, to 5 a.m. Monday, March 13.

During this closure, crews will install drainage and remove street trees along East Montlake Place East. Drivers, pedestrians, and bike riders should plan for long delays or use alternate routes. See detour map below.

Map shows detour routes in blue for NB E Montlake E closure

Montlake Project online construction meeting on March 15

Participate in our next online Montlake Project meeting on March 15 to learn about upcoming construction activity and planned highway closures. We’ll share construction updates about the Montlake lid, a bicycle and pedestrian bridge over SR 520, and the HOV direct access ramps to the Montlake lid. Register below to attend and take part in a Q&A.

Date/Time: Wednesday, Mar. 15 at 12:30 p.m.


Construction Corner roundup

  • March 10-13: Northbound East Montlake Place East closed
  • March 17-20: Westbound SR 520 off-ramps to Montlake Boulevard East and 24th Avenue East closed
  • Ongoing: Montlake Boulevard eastbound on-ramp closed weeknights

Check out the SR 520 Construction Corner map for the most up-to-date information on closures and construction impacts

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 (206-200-9484, 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.
  • Email Regina Glenn, WSDOT Megaprograms Diversity and Inclusion Manager, for more information about contracting opportunities.
  • 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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