Listen: Komo, Mark Christopher Komo, Seattle discussed on Sip Northwest Live
"Washington State Department of transportation officials start blocking off the entrance at first and Sinica stay off the bridge closed entering the bridges trespassing. You're breaking the law, so please for your own safety and the safety of others. Please stay off of the structure until February. Second where crews are reminding the public it isn't active work zone. Twenty four hours a day. If you're wondering about the viaduct closure and will it bring change for ferry commuters on the first week day commute to Seattle. Komo's Mark Christopher brings you relief for right now, if you're a very commuter from Bainbridge or Bremerton, you don't see too much change other than added traffic on Alaska way, going north and southbound right now, you can still go straight underneath the viaduct. If your choice is streets like Marian or Columbia or even Yesler and Jackson street for that matter. Spring street is still open as well. Now if you're walk on ferry. Commuter the overhead pedestrian walkway that takes you from Colman dock to first avenue remains open. This is just one of those commutes that KOMO news. We'll keep an eye on as we see the slow tear down of the viaduct between now and July. Mark Christopher KOMO news. The date is February fourth that is the target for work to be done in the new tunnel to be open. We'll give you continuous progress. Reports on the work to join the two mom replacement tunnel to highway ninety nine on both ends. Komo news time is four times to take a look at area roadways on this first weekend of the shutdown with Dylan halt. Feeling the feels squeezed just a little bit northbound five right now a bit heavy between the west Seattle bridge off and on to the ship canal bridge and working on clearing. A crash has come and gone. The past ten minutes north five on the off to Mercer was partially blocking. It looks like they just moved it out of the way here about a minute ago. Or so in the meantime, we're seeing this a little bit hesitation southbound five right before the west Seattle."