Seattle, Tammy Matassa, Philadelphia discussed on News, Traffic and Weather

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This is forty four seven news on komo news of michael branston site you rarely see during the day no backups on mercer in seattle and we're getting clear answers to the question drivers have been asking did the new ramp meters to i five worsen improve the mercer mess on day one yesterday komo's tammy matassa explains on this end is i five up here and say you see traffic is coming down we've expanded this from two lanes to three lanes with the meter so we have more traffic coming here play by play washed on engineers are showing us how drivers are navigating the new vamp meters from the mercer mess to i five at first drivers are little hesitant to use a shoulder to get to the meter before they get the idea boa dot officials saw in real time cameras is that the meters are making the backups on bursar worse like drivers had feared there was some concern that the ramp meter would back up traffic during the peak period it's not doing that right now if the freeway that's backing up traffic so then what's the point of the ramp meters while engineers say they're most effective toward the end of the peak rush hour tell cleared the congestion on i five faster this is what we expected we certainly need more time to work on it we'd definitely take this very seriously we'll continue to work hard on it that's komo's tammy matassa at seatac airport passengers flying in from philadelphia arrived last night in disbelief over the dead deadly accident komo's joel moreno is outside the airport with what travelers saw and heard this heavily damaged planes sat on the tarmac passengers flying out of philadelphia got some updates from flight crews much was just say they have an emergency landing and i'm thankful to be home that's terrible some flights were cancelled as emergency responders evacuated seven thirty seven travelers say it's hard to fathom the deadly sequence of events i don't even know what to say i'm surprised by it maybe the windows near that area needs to be reinforced in case something like that whatever crash investigators eventually learn it's not luckily keep these people from flying again that's komo's joel moreno we've got an update on sounders service if there are no more slides limited northline service will resume today but check.

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