Traffic Alert - SR 99 Closure
Seattle's SR 99 will close permanently for approximately three weeks starting January 11, 2019. Also known as the Alaska Way Viaduct, SR 99 ran through downtown Seattle. WSDOT has warned that the closure will disrupt local and regional traffic patters. We advise you plan your trip to Cinerama accordingly during this three-week period.
Adjust your travel times & know before you go
Before you travel, check current travel times and stay engaged. Use WSDOT's online commute calculator, SDOT's traveler information map, or other real-time traffic tools to find out when you need to leave to arrive at your destination on time.
Commute Seattle's Commute Portal
WSDOT Traffic mobile app
WSDOT Live Traffic Cameras
WSDOT's Seattle-area live travel times page
Transit and Park & Rides
There are more than a dozen transit agencies operating in the Puget Sound region, all working to get you where you need to be. Check your transit options using these trip planning resources:
King County Get-Ready website
Puget Sound Trip Planner (desktop)
Puget Sound Trip Planner (mobile app)
Park & Ride locations and information
OneBusAway mobile app
Bicycling can be faster than driving or ridign transit, removes the stress of sitting in traffic, and builds exercise into your day. Check these resources to help you get rolling:
SDOT's Seattle Bike Map
SDOT's Free-Floating Bike Share
For those able, walking the last part of your trip downtown can help avoid the heaviest congestion. Walking the entire way, if you are located within a reasonable distance of Cinerama, may be the best option.
SDOT Walking Map
Stay in the know!
These resources will give you the latest and greatest info on all things traffic, in real time:
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WSDOT Travel Times
SDOT Traveler Information Map
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