Airport Road Closure Alert Fri/Sat. Jan 30-31
The Port of Seattle has announced that there will be road closures at SeaTac Airport this weekend, beginning Friday night Jan. 30th at 9pm and ending Saturday morning Jan. 31st at 4am in order to erect a pedestrian bridge that will connect with the Light Rail Station:
Here’s the official info:
To accommodate the erection of the pedestrian bridge, pictured above, that will connect the SeaTac/Airport Light Rail Station on the west side of International Boulevard (SR 99) and the pick-up/drop-off parking area on the east side, there are road closures and detours scheduled for the overnight hours, beginning on Friday evening, 1/30, and ending Saturday morning, 1/31.
9 p.m. (Friday. 1/30) – 4 a.m. (Saturday, 1/31)
Both northbound and southbound International Boulevard (SR 99) will be closed between South 170th Street and South 176th Street. The detour route will be clearly marked. Motorists may see traffic control and single lane closures set-up as early as 8:00 p.m
11 p.m. (Friday. 1/30) – 4 a.m. (Saturday, 1/31)
The northbound Airport Expressway will be closed. Detour routes will be clearly marked. This closure will also necessitate the following:
- The Upper Drive (Departure Level) will be closed. Traffic will be detoured onto the Lower Drive (Arrivals Level).
- The entrance to the Airport at South 182nd Street will be closed and traffic detoured to the Air Cargo Road entrance via South 170th Street.
- The south entrance to the Airport Parking Garage will be closed and all parking traffic will routed to the north entrance.
- Traffic exiting from the Rental Car area will be rerouted.
- Traffic exiting from the Airport Parking Garage will be rerouted.
- There will be no local access from the Airport Parking Garage from 11 p.m. on Friday night until 4 a.m. on Saturday morning.
Drivers traveling to and from Sea-Tac Airport should allow extra time for delays during these periods and of course drive cautiously and pay close attention to flaggers and detour signage.
More info at the Port of Seattle website.