A King County judge in February largely upheld the initiative but kept it on hold while the lawsuit seeking to overturn the measure was being...
Read about roads in Seattle and the Puget Sound area, the progress of street and highway projects, traffic snarls and proposals to fix our notorious gridlock.
Rapidly-accelerating shear cracks, concentrated in four areas, caused city structures director Matt Donahue to close the bridge March 23.
Opening the bridge to all traffic overnight is a prelude to adding other groups to daytime crossings this fall, subject to automated camera enforcement.
Traffic on West Marginal Way Southwest has nearly tripled, from 9,800 to 26,900 daily vehicles, since the West Seattle Bridge closed in March.
City executives have broadened their West Seattle Bridge replacement process to consider a shallow tunnel in addition to more traditional bridge options expected from big...
The solicitation calls for "a partial or full replacement of the bridge."
West Seattle Bridge is a surprise crisis, but plenty of other aging Seattle bridges are also vulnerable VIEW
The city's spending on bridge maintenance and replacement is far below what is needed, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation’s own experts.
Traffic Lab reporter Mike Lindblom and engagement editor Michelle Baruchman answered your questions about the West Seattle Bridge closure in a live Q&A on Tuesday.
Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has kept most people off the roads, drivers are already facing congestion on alternative routes.
Contractors are now racing to shore up the span, to preserve it long enough to determine if it can be repaired.
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