West Seattle Blog… | TRAFFIC, TRANSIT, WEATHER: Winter Solstice Tuesday

6:03 Good morning!

WEATHER

Winter begins at 7:59 am. A predominantly cloudy forecast kicks off the season, with rain likely later.

BUS, BOAT TAXI, FERRIES

Metro is on her regular weekday schedule. look @kcmetrobus for travel word cancellations. (Vacation plans: This Friday, Metro will be on the Sunday schedule; Christmas Day will be a regular Saturday schedule.)

Ferries and water taxi: WSF is continuing a two-boat program on the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth line. Check here for alerts / updates. The water taxi is at his regular schedule. (Vacation plans: No water taxi service on Friday or Saturday.)

BRIDGES AND DETOUR ROUTES

6378th morning without the West Seattle Bridge. Here are views of other bridges and routes:

Low bridge: Automated application cameras remain in use; restrictions are in effect from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily – except weekends; the bridge is open to everyone until 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings. (Access applications are available here for certain categories of drivers.)

the South Bridge of 1st Avenue (card):

South Park Bridge:

West Marginal Way to Highland Park Way (if this camera and the next one are still misaligned late in the morning, we’ll ask SDOT what’s going on):

Highland Park Way / Holden:

The 5-lane junction (Spokane / Marginal West / Delridge / Chelan):

Are movable bridges open for ships? the @SDOTbridges Twitter feed can tell you; The openings of the 1st Ave. S. are also tweeted on @wsdot_traffic.

View all local traffic cameras here; locally relevant cameras are also on this WSB page.

Problems in the streets / paths / bridges / water? Please let us know – SMS (but not if you are driving!) 206-293-6302.

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