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Downtown Bellevue Long Term Road Construction & Closures

July 12, 2018 - by Emma Sullivan

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Downtown Bellevue Road Construction & Closures

Emma Sullivan, July 12, 2018

Bellevue and our region continue to make huge progress on projects to improve access and travel times. However, this progress also means a busy summer construction season and some delays. For anyone looking for a quick guide to the longer-term construction-related closure in and around Downtown Bellevue, look no further! 

    Central Bellevue

    • 106th Ave NE: between NE 4th St & NE 6th St
      Time Frame: Full closure in June.
      Details: Utilities work and repaving to improve pedestrian crossing at NE 6th St. Now reopened to vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
      Affiliated Project: Street improvements.
    • 108th Ave NE: from Main St to NE 12th St
      Time Frame: Through mid-July from 7 pm - 4 am, Sun - Thu.
      Details: Crews are working nightly to remove old striping and add new striping.
      Affiliated Project: Demonstration Bikeway Project
    • 110th Ave NE: between NE 4th St & NE 6th St
      Time Frame: Through spring 2019.
      Details: Until recently was fully closed. One lane is now open in each direction. Work hours 7 am - 7 pm. Sidewalks restricted. NE 6th Street access to City Hall is permanently closed. Full closure scheduled to begin again in Winter 2018 for phase 3. 
      Affiliated Project: East Link Light Rail Construction
    • 116th Ave NE: between NE 4th St & NE 8th St 
      Time Frame: Through July 19 from 9 pm - 6 am.
      Details: Full closure. Closing roadway to vehicular access. Pedestrian access controlled by spotters on ground. Driveway access to business north/south of closure will remain (turn restrictions imposed). 
      Affiliated Project: East Link Light Rail Construction


    • 134th Ave NE & NE Spring Blvd 
      Time Frame: Nightly closures through July 27 from 8 pm - 6 am.
      Details: On-street parking restrictions, sidewalk closure, pedestrian detour. Local access available.
      Affiliated Project: East Link Light Rail Construction

    South Bellevue

    • Bellevue Way Southeast
      Time Frame: September 2017 - November 2019.
      Details: Ongoing closure. Reversible lane configuration (see image below). Closure of I-90 West HOV Ramp. Winters House, South Bellevue Park & Ride, and Blueberry Farm closed during construction. 

      Affiliated Project: East Link Light Rail Construction
    • 112th Ave SE: between Bellevue Way SE & Main Street
      Time Frame: July 12 - 20 from 9 am - 4 pm.
      Details: Daily closure of one northbound lane between Bellevue Way SE & Main Street. Daily closure of one southbound lane between Main St & SE 8th St. Contractor may close one southbound lane of 112th Ave SE between SE 8th St & Bellevue Way SE. 
      Affiliated ProjectEast Link Light Rail Construction

    Looking for More information? 

    • The City of Bellevue Traffic Advisories Page is very helpful - check it out:
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    • More information about East Link Construction:
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