Plan ahead: Seafair to affect I-90 traffic patterns this weekend

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2 to 4, Seafair Hydroplane and Air Show events will affect traffic and bus service in South Seattle and the I-90 corridor.

I-90 closures & Air Show impacts:

The I-90 bridge will be closed for Seafair Airshow performances and practices from 1:15 to 2:40 p.m. Friday Saturday and Sunday.

During these times, ST routes 550 and 554 will be rerouted.

Free Hydro Shuttle & Route 50 reroute:

From Friday to August 4, Metro will operate a free shuttle between Columbia City Link light rail station and Genesee Park. Board the shuttle eastbound on S Angeline St just west of 32nd Av S. It will operate frequently, as buses fill, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Metro Route 50 will be rerouted during this time.

On Friday and Saturday only, Metro will operate a shuttle every 30 minutes between the Mercer Island and South Bellevue P&R lots to connect customers with Sound Transit routes 550 or 554. A regular fare is required on the Mercer Island Shuttle.

The Mercer Island shuttle will not operate on Sunday.

Visit the Metro Online Service Advisories page to find out how your bus will be affected and what stops it will serve during this event. Use regularly published transit schedules, but expect possible delays during these events.

For information about transit service or to plan your trip, visit Metro Online or Metro’s online Trip Planner. The Trip Planner provides information about scheduled service and stops. After planning your trip, check Metro’s Service Advisories page to find out about any planned revisions to your routes.

For information about Seafair events, visit the Seafair website.

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