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KOMO

01:47 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Opening festivities tomorrow before and after husky basketball crews are putting the final touches on the new highway ninety nine tunnel under now downtown Seattle. So you can drive it starting Monday morning. Dave sours with the State Department of transportation says there's one piece that will open Saturday after the celebration. The new intersection at south Dearborn and Alaskan way Alaskan way would be open, but the southbound on ramp will not be open until Sunday. And of course, the northbound ramp to Dearborn will not be open. But that east west from I two Dearborn overdue Alaskan way that will help as our still won't give the exact time. The tunnel will open just said it'll be opened by five AM Monday. The next thing to close the battery street tunnel that happens ten o'clock tonight. Eighteen year old is now accused of a deadly hit and run last month in spanaway aerial Vasquez. Lopez was hit and killed while he was walking along one fifty second street, east January fifteenth the Pierce county sheriff's department says they had had nine one one been called right away. His life could have been saved today. Investigators say they arrested the suspected driver at his parents home in south hill at the home. They found a white Toyota Camry that was missing a side view mirror. Similar mirror was found the scene of the accident. The trooper Rams a truck thief during on the on the wrong side of the highway today, the driver pled guilty in Pierce county courtroom. Komo's Keith Eldridge reports that happened four months ago, but it's still fresh in the memory of trooper Bryce Schramm. A stolen truck was coming the wrong way on state route sixteen trying to get away from Lakewood police to Schramm said that he knew we had to take action before the driver killed someone. So he aimed his patrol car, right? At the truck driver. Tried to swerve. But the trooper kept on him collided spun around and got him to stop.

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KOMO

01:33 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Ninety nine tunnel under Seattle, but state transportation. Officials are still hesitant to pin down Monday morning as the definite opening date. DOT's? Dave sours reminds you it'll be at least an extra week before the northbound ramp south Dearborn. We'll open we've always advertisers about seven to ten days longer than that. We're really trying hard to make it happen. By February eleventh. That's what the crews are working towards that. Also means you'll either have to continue to exit northbound ninety nine by the time. You get Spokane street or you'll have to take the tunnel until the ramp is ready. Komo news time four thirty four. Marina with our KOMO AAA traffic, you know, that sun comes out, and it turns into a heavy commute in many areas. We've had some struggles all afternoon long southbound I five from Northgate through downtown Seattle. Southbound four zero five on the east side is bumper to bumper from five twenty down a coal creek Parkway westbound five twentieth. Slow from one hundred fourth avenue northeast across the bridge over to montlake. We have it tough in the Everett area. Northbound I five from the Boeing freeway past highway two it's going to be difficult towards marine view. Drive. Southbound I five really tough from highway eighteen down through the five curve. In fact, that remains slow to the port of Tacoma road. Northbound I five is tough in downtown Tacoma or through city center. Southbound one six seven is a pretty difficult as well from about fifteen th street southwest down past three seventy six this look at traffic is brought to you by Papa Murphy's. It's Tuesday so grab any large pizza from Papa Murphy's for only twelve dollars at Papa Murphy's. It's easy. They make it you bake it. Go ahead and bake it up a notch tonight. You're next KOMO traffic at.

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"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

01:39 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"We are seeing some more congestion on certain corridors like eastbound. Anyway, he's not only are there. More drivers on downtown streets trying to get to the freeway, but on any given weeknight even after six o'clock it may take longer to reach. I five noticed that the those peaks have spread out. We have seen that in the morning, the west Seattle bridge back earlier, and then it won't clear up to later. Call says, this may be the new normal at least until after the tunnel opens and drivers get used to accessing that Romero. Komo news kind of moved along pretty quick to think about this coming Monday. It'll be one week to go for that tunnel to open and how about. The progress contractors are doing a couple of big concrete pours, including says state transportation department tunnel project manager, Dave sours paving for the southbound offramp to Royal Brome and for the south embankment the Dearborn off ramp and that poor is our last major poor in terms of roadway surfaces. Our says they're still looking at seven to ten days after the tunnel opens to finish the northbound Dearborn offramp. It was the usual Friday light for the day. Fourteen morning drive. But Jeff Sweitzer with King County. Metro transit says they had a couple of trains that blocked buses for an hour affected writers on routes when thirteen when twenty one twenty two and one twenty three and so we're moving towards rerouting some of those buses on a regular basis to avoid the kind of train related delays that we've been seeing otherwise Sweitzer says the buses have been able to get through traffic relatively smoothly. Ryan Harris, KOMO news with the news of the partial government shutdown ending at least temporarily local government employees are ready to get back to work after missing their second straight payday. Komo's.

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KOMO

01:39 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"We are seeing some more congestion on certain corridors like eastbound. Anyway, eastbound Mercer street, not only are there. More drivers on downtown streets trying to get to the freeway, but on any given weeknight even after six o'clock it may take longer to reach. I five noticed that the those peaks have spread out. We have seen that in the morning. The west Seattle bridge will back earlier, and then it won't clear up to later. Call says, this may be the new normal at least until after the new tunnel opens and drivers get used to accessing that sue Romero. Komo news. Kind of moved along pretty quick to think about this coming Monday. It'll be one week to go for that tunnel to open. And how about the progress contractors are doing a couple of big concrete pours, including says state transportation department tunnel project manager, Dave sours paving for the southbound offramp to Royal Brome and for the south embankment choosy Dearborn off ramp. And that is our last major poor in terms of roadway surfaces. Sour says, they're still looking at seven to ten days after the tunnel opens to finish the northbound Dearborn offramp. It was the usual Friday light for the day. Fourteen morning drive. But Jeff Sweitzer with King County. Metro transit says they had a couple of trains that blocked buses for an hour at affected writers on route thirteen when twenty one twenty two and one twenty three and so we're moving towards rerouting some of those buses on a regular basis to avoid the kind of train related delays that we've been seeing otherwise Sweitzer says the buses have been able to get through traffic relatively smoothly. Ryan Harris, KOMO news with the news of the park. Government shutdown ending at least temporarily local government employees are ready to get back to work after missing their second straight payday. Komo's.

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KOMO

01:42 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Ninety nine closure. One important part has been Seattle police, whether it's directing traffic through known choke points or making sure you don't block the box. Police sergeant Sean Whitcomb says if they do catch you making traffic worse by blocking an intersection you wanna make sure we're pulling them over in a place. That's smart. That's not going to create its on separate traffic spectacle. But still ensure that that motorists who committed the violation is where would come says sometimes just making you aware they're there to watch. A busy intersection or bus only lane is enough to get you to follow the rules. Two weeks down in one week of the highway ninety nine closure through Seattle to go. Komo's Ryan Harris tells us much the heavy final works about to wrap up of why the State Department of transportation needed to close ninety nine for three weeks was the time it takes concrete poured for roads and barriers to cure tunnel project manager, Dave sour says those big pores are about done and crew. Crews have worked on road striping that can't be done in the rain is coming from green lake for example, would have seen all new striping at the north portal. And there'll be more of that this weekend in early into next weekend getting that much closer to opening the tunnel. And speaking of the tunnel opening their roughly one hundred thousand people signed up to go sixty six thousand for the big party next Saturday, plus those in the run and bike ride. So wash dot Steve peer says people will have to pack their patients, and they should come using public transportation. There's no parking available combo tunnel and viaduct walk tickets are sold out, but you can still get them individually for those slots later that Saturday afternoon, Ryan Harris, KOMO news. A death investigations underway near mount Saint Helens after a body was found. The body was found yesterday on a forest road in a Gifford Pinchot national forest about six miles east of the.

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KOMO

01:45 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Up, Charlie Harger, KOMO news. Traffic has continued to move smoothly for the most part is we whether the three week highway ninety nine close Roxette problem David was caused by a bus that was on I five with a fire there shut down part of the northbound lanes. But that's over now part of the thanks to the smooth week. We've ad goes to Seattle police which has had officers out there directing traffic, making sure you're on your best behavior. Police sergeant Sean Wickham says even if they catch you in. In a bus only lane or blocking an intersection, then what always pull you over? We don't want to block any of our precious lanes of traffic for violations motor vehicle collisions or anything. We want. Those lanes of traffic to keep flowing would come says traffic cameras could come to some of the busiest places where they see the most violators. But for now police officers are out there to watch you the progress continues as crews work to connect highway ninety nine with the new tunnel under Seattle. Komo's Ryan Harris has the update contractors are doing a couple of big concrete pours, including says state transportation department tunnel project manager, Dave sours paving for the southbound offramp to Royal Brome and for the south embankment choosy Dearborn off ramp and that poor is our last major poor in terms of roadway surfaces. Sour says, they're still looking at seven to ten days after the tunnel opens to finish the northbound Dearborn offramp. It was the usual Friday light for the day. Fourteen morning drive. But Jeff Sweitzer with King County metro transit says they had a couple of trains. It blocked buses for an hour at affected writers on route thirteen when twenty one twenty two twenty three and so we're moving towards rerouting some of those buses on a regular basis to avoid the kind of train related delays that we've been seeing otherwise Sweitzer says the buses have been able to get through traffic relatively.

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"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

01:42 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Ninety nine closure through Seattle to go. Komo's Ryan Harris tells us much of the heavy final work is about to wrap up part of why the State Department of transportation needed to close ninety nine for three weeks was the time it takes concrete poured for roads and barriers to cure tunnel project manager, Dave sour says those big pores are about done and crews have worked on road striping that can't be done in the rain is coming from green lake for example, would have seen all new striping at the north portal. And there'll be more of that this weekend in early into next weekend getting that much closer to opening tunnel. And speaking of the tunnel opening their roughly one hundred thousand people signed up to go sixty six thousand for the big party next Saturday, plus those in the run and bike ride so wash dot Steve. Pierre says pack their patients, and they should come using public transportation. There's no parking available combo tunnel and viaduct walk tickets are sold out, but you can still get them individually for those slots later that Saturday afternoon, Ryan Harris, KOMO news. Well, it's been a rough commute on I five through Seattle a bus carrying college athletes catching fire it happened on northbound five near the Spokane street exit the bus carrying the Stanford track and field team. Release members of that team including MacKenzie little who appeared in an Instagram video on the NC double a track and field feed. Tell. Exploited. So far. It's not clear. What exactly started this fire some speculation? It may have been a tire. Komo news time six four AAA traffic every ten minutes on the four SU Romero we know that the impact of that kind of an incident on the highway.

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KOMO

01:44 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Ninety nine with a new tunnel. Under Seattle comes Ryan Harris has the update contractors are doing a couple of big concrete pours, including says state transportation department tunnel project manager, Dave sours paving for the southbound offramp to Royal Brome and for the south embankment, Tuesday, the Dearborn off ramp and that poor is our last major. In terms of roadway surfaces. Our says they're still looking at seven to ten days after the tunnel opens to finish the northbound Dearborn offramp. It was the usual Friday light for the day. Fourteen morning. Dr Jeff Sweitzer with King County. Metro transit says they had a couple of trains that blocked buses for an hour affected writers on route thirteen when twenty one twenty two and one twenty three and so we're moving towards rerouting some of those buses on a regular basis to avoid the kind of train related delays that we've been seeing otherwise Sweitzer says the buses have been able to get through traffic relatively smoothly. Ryan harris. Komo news. Just ahead of our AAA traffic. We're learning a little bit more about the bus fire that happened in Seattle on I five that's really done a number on our evening commute. Komo's Jeff Pohjola joins us. Well, this was a charter bus carrying the track team for Stanford University up to the university of Washington, we don't know what caused this fiery was on interstate five just south of downtown. It looks like things are under control. Now. Here's dave. Showers with the department of transportation. Fortunately, nobody was hurt. The the structure was not significantly damaged certainly somebody. You know, somebody had a bad day driving a bus, and again, we're still trying to learn the cause of this fire. It's under investigation. We do not know as of yet. But again, fortunately, no one was hurt. And it looks like things are under control. They're still a bit of traffic.

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KOMO

01:35 min | 3 years ago

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"We are seeing some more congestion on certain corridors like eastbound. Anyway, he's not only are there. More drivers on downtown streets trying to get to the freeway but on any given week night. Even after six o'clock, it may take you longer to reach. I five noticed that the those peaks have spread out. We have seen that in the morning. The west Seattle bridge will back earlier, and then it won't clear up to later. Call says, this may be the new normal at least until after the new tunnel opens and drivers get used to accessing that Romero, KOMO news. And while it is two weeks down in one week of the highway ninety nine closure through Seattle to go. Komo's Ryan Harris tells us much of the heavy final work is about to wrap up part of why the State Department of transportation needed a close ninety nine for three weeks was the time it takes concrete poured for ROY. Roads and barriers to cure tunnel project manager, Dave sour says those big pores are about done and crews have worked on road striping that can't be done in the rain is coming from green light. For example, would have seen all new striping at the north portal. And there'll be more of that this weekend in early into next weekend getting that much closer to opening the tunnel. And speaking of the tunnel opening their roughly one hundred thousand people signed up to go sixty six thousand for the big party next Saturday, plus those in the run and bike ride. So wash dot Steve Pearce says people will have to pack their patients, and they should come using public transportation. There's no parking available combo tunnel. And viaduct walked tickets are sold out. But you can still get them individually for those slots later that Saturday afternoon Ryan Harris, KOMO news coming up the city of Lakewood, settles with the family of a man killed by police. Amanda factor.

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KOMO

01:43 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Parrella Lewis has your forecast. Heavy rain in the lowlands in heavy snow in the mountains today. This comes as a warm front. Followed by a cold front swings through the area. The good news is things taper off by tomorrow. I sharing and dry weather by the time. Thursday rolls around orig- of high pressure brings sunshine and that will linger right on through the weekend. From the KOMO weather center. I'm Parrella Lewis, rain and forty five in Seattle. Komo news time to thirty five mid week rain, we see shouldn't have too much of an effect on the work to connect highway ninety nine to the new tunnel. But wash shots project manager, Dave sour says there are a few little bits of work that are weather dependent striping placing hot mix asphalt paving that we have to do. And then there's one last major concrete for that will be on that south embankment of the north off ramp. But the weather looks good for that sour says, none of it is outside their construction window. So they're still on track for a February fourth tunnel. Opening. As for today's commute. Traffic engineers say it's about the same as it's been throughout the closure with an earlier peak in an extra ten to fifteen minutes to get to Seattle from the south Ken estate, fine. A presidential elector for failing to cast their vote for the candidate who won the popular vote. That was a case before the state supreme court today over four presidential electors who went rogue in two thousand sixteen refusing to cast a vote for democrat Hillary Clinton. It was the first time in four decades any of our states electoral college voters and broken from the states popular vote for president decided they would not cast a ballot for Clinton, even though she won the St. Lawrence Lessig council for those so-called faithless electors. They. These.

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KOMO

01:35 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"I five at Northgate was kind of a test of how things might go. When something blocked a major road, even though it was in the opposite direction wash dots. Lisa van sice says that took a big response to clear out mind. This was in the northbound direction at Northgate. This didn't happen downtown. We saw that backup though, grow to five miles very quickly. If this had happened in the other direction closer to the morning commute. We'd be talking about a bigger story here. King County metro has been busy with the west Seattle bridge. And other pinch point and his people heed the warning to take transit with a more than two hundred fifty percent increase in water taxi passenger numbers. But a promise that there's still plenty of room on the boats from west Seattle metros. Jeff Schweitzer says the twenty buses on standby took nearly five dozen trips. Monday, fifty five trips carried approximately fifteen hundred passengers those were on routes included a few line, the Eline one twenty other keys commuter routes, where we're seeing delays are overloads Sweitzer says they also took nineteen standby trips the morning of day two and saw delays of between ten and thirty minutes wash dots. Dave sour says, they're ahead on some pieces of the construction to connect highway ninety nine to the tunnel and on time with others, but don't plan on driving the tunnel early. We can build all that embankment we can build all those walls and all that. But at the end of the day, we the poor a roadway on top of that. And then that has to cure, and then it has to be striped. So there's certain things that just takes time. And while we might be a little bit ahead on an individual item or two. It doesn't necessarily mean that we're projecting to finish the overall pizza worker early. The message from all the transportation agencies is please keep doing what you're doing. Because traffic will.

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KOMO

01:30 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Management center shoreline with why the next two days could show us how bad things could get. We saw twenty to thirty minute additions to the usual drive times from the south heading into Seattle starting earlier than normal like Monday and drives from the north starting later. No more than ten minutes longer than usual that overturned dirt truck on northbound I five at Northgate was kind of a test of how things might go. When something blocks a major road, even though it was in the opposite direction wash dots. Lisa Vance ice says that took a big response to clear out he'd been mind. This was in the northbound direction. At north gate. This didn't happen downtown. We saw that backup though, grow to five miles very quickly. If this happened in the other direction closer to the morning commute. We'd be talking about a bigger story here. King County metro has been busy with the west Seattle bridge and other pinch point and his people heed the warning to take transit with a more than two hundred fifty percent increase in water taxi passenger numbers. But a promise that there's still plenty of room on the boats from west Seattle metros. Jeff Sweitzer says the twenty buses on standby took nearly five dozen trips. Monday, fifty five trips carried approximately fifteen hundred passengers those were on route included a few line, the Eline one twenty other key commuter routes where we're seeing delays are overloads Sweitzer says they also took nineteen standby trips the morning of day two and saw delays of between ten and thirty minutes washed. Dave sour says, they're ahead on some pieces of the construction to connect highway ninety nine to the tunnel and on time with others, but don't plan on driving the tunnel early..

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KOMO

02:05 min | 3 years ago

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"Four seven news center. Drive into and out of Seattle has been okay since the vita close. Komo's Ryan Harris is at the DOT's traffic management center shoreline with why the worst might still be yet to come things could have been a lot worse than an extra twenty to thirty minutes to come up to Seattle from the south for the Tuesday morning drive, again starting earlier than usual and heading from the north. It was maybe an extra ten minutes. Starting a little later Wednesday and Thursday is traffic volumes continue to increase it could be a different story and Seattle department of transportation's mad bull. You says remember we're about to see some rain, which makes the drive tougher. So we really want to make sure people are taking their time. Keep an eye out for other users road and attention to the officers out there, helping helping doing. And help credit keep everyone else safe and make sure we all get to work and then get home after King County. Metro transit says it did see some delays of up to a half hour, but they've also taken dozens of trips with their extra standby buses. There's still some room there and plenty of extra room on the west Seattle, water taxi. If you want to avoid that bridge jam as for the work to connect highway ninety nine to the tunnel. There are some sections right on schedule like tear down of old roads and geo foam removal, or the building of new walls and embankments, and there are some that are ahead of schedule. But that doesn't mean we might see the tunnel opened before February fourth the state DOT's. Dave sour says the big piece is laying down the road pavement, which takes fourteen days to cure for that next week. We're still fourteen days past there before you could even put trucks on it next week. We would know when the cures finished when it's going to be striped. We could certainly put down temporary striping if we have some bad weather the last few day, the biggest worry about a potential traffic nightmare. Was that one incident like the late morning overturned dirt truck on northbound five would cause a ripple effect but wash dots crystals and says, they're ready. We normally have somewhere around ten of our incident response teams during peak commute times during this closure. We have shifted some of them. So we've got to additional and then three that we've shifted from the weekend. So we've got about fifteen out there roam around during our peak.

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KOMO

02:03 min | 3 years ago

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"Another morning drive without the viaduct is in the books, so far it's going by the book. Komo's Ryan Harris is at the stay DOT's traffic management center in shoreline with why the next two days. Well, they could be a bit more challenging we saw twenty to thirty minute additions to the usual drive times from the south heading into Seattle starting earlier than normal like. Monday and drives from the north starting later. No more than ten minutes longer than usual that overturned dirt truck on northbound I five at Northgate was kind of a test of how things might go. When something blocks a major road, even though it was in the opposite direction wash dots leaks events ice says that took a big response to clear out he'd been mind. This was in the northbound direction at Northgate. This didn't happen downtown. We saw that backup though, grow to five miles very quickly. If this had happened in the other direction closer to the morning commute. We'd be talking about a bigger story here. King County metro has been busy with the west Seattle bridge and other pinch point. And as people heed the warning to take transit with a more than two hundred fifty percent increase in water taxi passenger numbers, but promised that there's still plenty of room on the boats from west Seattle metros. Jeff Sweitzer says the twenty buses on standby. Took nearly five dozen trips. Monday, fifty five trips carried approximately fifteen hundred passengers those were on routes that included the line the line one twenty other key. Commuter routes where we're seeing delays are overloads Sweitzer says they also took nineteen standby trips the morning of day two and saw delays of between ten and thirty minutes washed out Dave sour says they're ahead on some pieces of the construction to connect highway ninety nine to the tunnel and on time with others, but don't plan on driving the tunnel early. We can build all that embankment. We can build all those walls and all that. But at the end of the day, we pour a roadway on top of that. And then that has to cure, and then it has to be striped. So there's certain things that just takes time. And while we might be a little bit ahead on an individual item or two doesn't necessarily mean that we're projecting to finish the overall piecework early message from all the transportation agencies is please keep doing what you're doing. Because traffic will.

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KOMO

02:54 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Management center in shoreline with why the worst still might be yet to come things could have been a lot worse than an extra twenty to thirty minutes to come up to Seattle from the south for the Tuesday morning drive, again starting earlier than usual and heading from the north that was maybe an extra ten minutes. Starting a little later Wednesday and Thursday is traffic volumes continue to increase it could be a different story and Seattle department of transportation's mad bull. You says remember we're about to see some rain, which makes the drive tougher. So we really want to make sure people are are taking their time. Keep an eye out. For other users on the road any attention to the officers out there, helping to co intersections helping to enforce and help credit keep everyone else safe and make sure we all get to work and then get home after King County. Metro transit says it did see some delays of up to a half hour, but they've also taking dozens of trips with their extra standby. Buses there's still some room there and plenty of extra room on the west Seattle, water taxi. If you want to avoid that bridge jam as for the work to connect highway ninety nine to the tunnel. There are some sections right on schedule like tear down of old roads and geo foam removal, or the building of new walls and embankments, and there are some that are ahead of schedule. But that doesn't mean we might see the tunnel opened before February fourth the state DOT's. Dave sour says the big piece is laying down the road pavement, which takes fourteen days to cure for that next week. We're still fourteen days there before you could even put trucks on end of next week. We would know when the curious finished, and when it's going to be strike, we could certainly put down temporary striping, if we have some bad weather the last few days, the biggest worry about a potential traffic. Nightmare was that one incident like the late morning overturned dirt truck on northbound five would cause a ripple effect but wash dots. Chris Olsen says they're ready. We normally have somewhere around ten of our incident response teams during our. P commute times during this closure. We have shifted some of them. So we've got to additional and then three that we've shifted from the weekend. So we've got about fifteen out there roaming around during our peaking at times and clearing. Those blocking incidents quickly is one of the ways to keep the Seattle. Squeeze relatively loose at the transportation management center. Ryan Harris, KOMO news. Let's talk traffic and trains. Burlington Northern Santa Fe is doing what it can to help. Keep traffic moving during the highway ninety nine construction promising not to block downtown intersections for more than ten minutes at a time Gus Maloney's with the NSF tells KOMO it's also important for them to keep the freight moving products that are being used for the viaduct project. Those are being moved by rail as well. So everybody depends on these movements. But again, we're going to try to do what we can do to help with this gridlock situation because it's it's a pain for everybody. We get that. Typically, fifty trains every day move through the city staggering student schedules. Just one of the. Options. Bethel school district is considering if a four hundred million dollar bond measure is rejected by voters in a special.

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KOMO

01:56 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"State DOT traffic management center in shoreline with why the next two days could show us how bad things could get. We saw twenty to thirty minute additions to the usual drive times from the south heading into Seattle starting earlier than normal like Monday and drives from the north starting later. No more than ten minutes long. Than usual that overturned dirt truck on northbound I five Northgate was kind of a test of how things might go. When something blocks a major road, even though it was in the opposite direction wash dots. Lisa van sice says that took a big response to clear out keep in mind. This was in the northbound direction at Northgate. This didn't happen downtown. We saw that backup though, grow to five miles very quickly. If this had happened in the other direction closer to the morning commute. We'd be talking about a bigger story here. King County metro has been busy with the west Seattle bridge and other pinch point. And as people heed the warning to take transit with a more than two hundred fifty percent increase in water taxi passenger numbers. But a promise that there's still plenty of room on the boats from west Seattle metros. Jeff Schweitzer says the twenty buses on standby took nearly five dozen trips. Monday, fifty five trips carried approximately fifteen hundred passengers those were on route included a few line, the Eline one twenty other keys commuter routes where we're seeing delays are overloads Sweitzer says. They also took nineteen standby trips the morning of day two and saw delays of between ten and thirty minutes washed. Dave sour says, they're ahead on some pieces of the construction to connect highway ninety nine to the tunnel and on time with others, but don't plan on driving the tunnel early. We can build all that embankment. We can build all those walls and all that. But at the end of the day, we pour a roadway on top of that. And then that has to cure, and then that has to be striped. So there's certain things that just takes time. And while we might be a little bit ahead on an individual item or two doesn't necessarily mean that we're projecting to finish the overall piece of work early. The message from all the transportation agencies is please keep doing what you're doing. Because traffic will.

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KOMO

02:27 min | 3 years ago

"dave sour" Discussed on KOMO

"Is in the ground and surrounded by the ground. So on the ground moves tunnel moves with the ground so tunnels are inherently safe in an earthquake. Aac that brings us to this new tunnel. The tunnel is designed for nine point zero earthquake Davis hours with the state DOT. He's describing what some have called the big one the cascade subduction zone quake, do you know any day now or a hundred years from now the tunnel will be the safest place to be in Seattle during and after big earthquake. Corwin Hake, KOMO news. And remember the viaduct closes at ten pm this Friday forever to make the shift of highway ninety nine into the tunnel. That's expected to take three weeks. Dave sours with DOT told me directly the other day. It could take a little longer. If weather comes in slows down their construction progress. But it's expected again to open that new tunnel on February fourth. But in the meantime, we have three weeks of I'll just call it traffic heck ahead. And of course, KOMO news will be your source for up to the minute conditions. Traffic every ten minutes on the fours and any additional. Updates as needed. We also KOMO news dot com have the viaduct survival guide you can find that at KOMO news dot com slash survived. Ninety nine has all the tools, you'll need to help you get through it. Now. Lawmakers in Olympia will consider blocking the city of Seattle from tolling downtown roads. Democratic state Senator Tim Sheldon is introduced a Bill that bans local tolling of roadways state and toll roads new ones that they build, but the public is generally extremely opposed to tolling existing broach. They've already paid for them. Once the city of Seattle is considering congestion pricing in downtown is a way to encourage the use of mass transit, no response from the mayor's office when asked for a comment. Komo news time now ten thirty four. Komo AAA traffic will bring it to you every ten minutes on the fours. Let's check your drive again with Jay Phillips that. We just cleared on southbound I five in federal wages, south of two seventy second. Just a few moments ago. We had a collision blocking two lanes that's wide open. Now traffic moving well again at in shoreline. Westbound five to three at first avenue. A collision in the right lane has been removed from the roadway, and we did clear in port orchard highway one six six at Jackson avenue stall blocking both directions has been removed from the roadway all lanes open.

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