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Posted on: January 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Alert: Bellevue's West Lake Samm Closure

Starting Monday, Jan. 27, a section of West Lake Sammamish Parkway in Bellevue, between Northup Way and Southeast 26th Street, will be closed to through traffic between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. This closure is expected to last until Jan. 31.

During the closure, Bellevue crews will make an emergency replacement of a failed stormwater pipe on the 2400 block of West Lake Sammamish Parkway. The urgent need for the work was discovered during last month’s heavy rains. 

Closure of all lanes is necessary to ensure safe access to multiple utilities and accommodate the large equipment and materials needed to excavate and restore the site. 

Local access will be maintained for residents and businesses only. Access restrictions will be strongly enforced. Flaggers will maintain access for bicycles, pedestrians and emergency services. To limit local neighborhood disruption, through traffic will be primarily detoured to 148th Avenue Northeast (map). 

More information about the project is available at BellevueWA.gov/wlsp-storm-repair. Technical questions can be directed to Clint Emry, senior construction inspector for the City of Bellevue at 425-429-1626.

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