In a Twitter post by WSDOT about 10:30 a.m. Wed., July 7: A vehicle is seen on the shoulder after previously blocking the right lane on northbound SR 167 at South 277th St.

In a Twitter post by WSDOT about 10:30 a.m. Wed., July 7: A vehicle is seen on the shoulder after previously blocking the right lane on northbound SR 167 at South 277th St.

Traffic conditions for King County

  • Staff report
  • Wednesday, July 7, 2021 11:30am
  • Northwest

Here is the latest traffic news for King County as of Wednesday, July 7, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

Blocking incidents

As of 10:43 a.m. on I-5 northbound at Columbian Way there is a disabled vehicle blocking the center lane. The Incident Response Team is on the scene.

Construction closures

On the I-90 westbound on-ramp from Bellevue Way, the HOV lane is closed for roadwork.

On I-90 eastbound at West Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast, the left lane is closed for road work.

On I-90 westbound just east of Sooutheast High Point Way the left lane is closed for maintenance.

Eastbound & westbound traffic is alternating on SR 164 at Southeast 416th Street for maintenance.

On I-90 westbound just east of West Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast, the right lane is closed for maintenance.

On I-5 northbound at Bakerview Road the left lane is closed for maintenance.

This weekend

Maintenance work on SR 18: Between I-90 and Issaquah-Hobart Road, WSDOT will be closing both directions of SR 18 this weekend, July 9-11. Closure begins at 9 p.m. on Friday through 2 p.m. on Sunday.


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