Alert 4/28-5/1: 520 Path closed throughout Lake Washington

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Closure map.

Map of the closed path sections, from WSDOT.

The 520 Bridge Path will likely be closed late Thursday by late Sunday, WSDOT introduced Wednesday. The path beneath the bridge resulting in Lake Washington Boulevard may also be closed.

A previously-scheduled closure was cancelled earlier this month. You may test the 520 challenge’s building map to maintain observe of deliberate closures as particulars might change as a result of climate or different components.

The path closure is a significant disruption for individuals who depend on this bridge, as all detour choices add quite a lot of effort and time. For instance, a motorcycle journey from UW campus to downtown Kirkland takes about 45 minutes through the 520 Bridge, however 1:40 if touring across the north aspect of the lake (in accordance with Google’s bike journey estimates). Do not forget that you’ll be able to put most bikes on the entrance of a bus.

Particulars from WSDOT:

To maintain riders and pedestrians protected as we pave and transfer soil close by, we’ll shut the path throughout Lake Washington and the short-term path beneath SR 520 from 3 a.m. Thursday, April 28 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Could 1 at 10 p.m. Pedestrians and bicyclists ought to plan to take alternate routes throughout Lake Washington.

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