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49 Alerts
November 7, 2022 1:25 PM

Road Closure for Veterans Day Parade

Friday, November 11, from approximately 10:45 am to 11:30 a.m., Olympic Avenue between Division Street and First Street will be closed for the Veterans Day Parade.

November 4, 2022 11:39 PM

Road Closure Announcements

APD, Maintenance & Operations, and PUD are working to re-open the following closed/blocked areas:

SR9 at East Highland is closed.
North West Avenue, from East 3rd Street to West Lebanon Street, is blocked.
20700 Smokey Point Blvd. is blocked.

November 3, 2022 4:58 PM

Haller Park Parking Lot Closure

Due to flood watch warnings, the Haller Park parking lot will be closed beginning Friday morning at 8 a.m. and will reopen on Monday morning at 8 a.m., based on weather conditions. Keep storm drains clear. Stay safe by avoiding water.

November 1, 2022 1:21 PM

North McCleod Avenue Closed between 4th and 3rd Street

North McCleod Avenue (between 4th Street and 3rd Street) will be closed today from 12 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, November 3rd from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to repair a water main.

October 25, 2022 10:27 AM

Road closure- Pumpkin Roll event, Sat. Oct. 29 on Third Street hill

Third Street hill will be closed from Olympic Avenue east to Dunham Street for the annual Pumpkin Roll event. Closure is from 9AM to 12:30PM. Event is 11AM to noon.

October 5, 2022 3:22 PM

Olympic Avenue Hill Closed

Olympic Avenue Hill will be closed for tree maintenance and street light repair evaluation, on 10/6 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

September 26, 2022 10:41 AM

40th Avenue/ 172nd Street Intersection Delays, Night Work

Expect delays at 40th Avenue/ 172nd Street Intersection this week when traveling during the construction hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

This week the 40th Avenue Intersection project will have both day-time work and night-time work. Day-time work will be between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will consist of landscape and median activities. Night-Time work will be between the...

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August 16, 2022 12:08 PM

Thermoplastic traffic markings to be applied on Olympic Ave.

Evening of August 16

Transportation improvement project: Thermoplastic traffic markings (white) will be applied tonight on Olympic Avenue crosswalks and stop bar markings.
We will be following up with painting the body of the crosswalks on Olympic Avenue to match the new...

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July 7, 2022 2:00 PM

Olympic Ave. closed for Street Fair Friday-Sunday

Olympic Avenue will be closed between 5th Street and 1st Street for the Arlington Street Fair, Friday - Sunday, July 8 - 10.

June 27, 2022 4:20 PM

Road closures for July 4th Parade

The following streets will be closed on July 4

July Fourth Parade: Olympic Ave. from Division St. to First St. will be closed from 2:00 p.m. to approximately 7:00 p.m.

Parade line-up, the following streets closed from noon to 5pm:
Division St. from Olympic Ave. to Manhattan Ave.
N. McLeod and N...

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June 8, 2022 4:17 PM

Street Closure Saturday for Car Show

Olympic Avenue (from Division Street to 1st Street) will be closed on Saturday, June 11th from 6 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. for the Show & Shine Car Show.

April 22, 2022 2:33 PM

51st Avenue Closure Update

51st Avenue from 172nd Street to 168th Street will be closed this weekend for paving from Friday starting at 9:00 p.m. to Sunday at 4:00 a.m.

51st Avenue from 172nd Street to 168th Street will be closed this weekend for paving from Friday starting at 9:00 p.m. to Sunday at 4:00 a.m. Access and egress for local traffic will be maintained throughout the closure duration and will be managed by...

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April 18, 2022 1:58 PM

40th Avenue- North Bound Traffic Alert

Right and left-hand turns heading northbound out of the Gateway complex at 40th Avenue will be closed during the construction hours of 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m until the demolition of the curbs on the south side of 172nd Street is complete.

Right and left-hand turns heading northbound out of the Gateway complex at 40th Avenue will be closed during the construction hours of 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m until the demolition of the curbs on the south side of 172nd Street is complete. Traffic is...

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April 1, 2022 1:10 PM

43rd Ave Roundabout Project

To begin construction on Monday, April 4th.

The 43rd Avenue Roundabout project along SR 531 (172nd Street NE) will begin construction on Monday, April 4th. Construction will occur Monday thru Saturday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
This developer-funded project will replace the existing signal with a...

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March 15, 2022 10:20 AM

Light off at Smokey Point Blvd and 174th Pl NE on Wednesday, March 16th

On Wednesday, March 16th, at 9:00 AM the signal at Smokey Point Blvd and 174th Pl NE will be shut off for approximately 3 hours to allow the streetlights on 173rd St to be connected. Traffic will be police-controlled while the connection is made.

On Wednesday, March 16th, starting at 9:00 AM the signal at Smokey Point Blvd and 174th Pl NE will be shut off for approximately3 hours to allow the streetlights on 173rd St to be connected. Traffic will be police-controlled while the connection is made....

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February 18, 2022 1:39 PM

Traffic Alert for Smokey Point Blvd

Striping along Smokey Point Blvd. will be completed this evening from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

The City’s contractor is scheduled to work this evening from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. to install the final striping along Smokey Point Blvd from 172nd Street NE north to 174th Place NE. Traffic will be flagger controlled in this area. Please expect minor...

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February 16, 2022 5:03 PM

Road work in Old Town Arlington on Thursday

Thursday, Feb. 17, Reece Construction will be doing roadwork on MacLeod Ave. from Division St. to 4th St. and on French Ave. from Division St. to 5th St. during the hours of 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please expect delays and/or detours in these areas.

February 14, 2022 2:38 PM

Road Construction Smokey Point Blvd. Feb. 14, 8PM - 5AM

The City’s contractor is scheduled to work this evening from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM to finish the water valve and sewer manhole lid adjustments.

The construction area will be along Smokey Point Blvd from south city limits to 172nd St NE. Traffic will be flagger controlled in the area they are working. Please expect small delays when traveling in this area during the construction hours.

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January 30, 2022 4:58 PM

Road Closure SR 530 at 211th Street 1-30-2022

Road closure SR530/211th St NE. 211th St is closed from 67th Ave NE for WESTBOUND traffic to 530. WSDOT is diverting WB SR530 traffic from SR9 onto Dike Rd around site. Please monitor WSDOT for traffic details. Traffic will be impacted several hours.

January 27, 2022 2:32 PM

Smokey Point Preservation Traffic Alert

Small delays along Smokey Point Blvd from south city limits to 174th PL NE. If you have any questions or concerns please contact cityprojects@arlingtonwa.gov or 360-403-3544.

Cadman Materials is scheduled to be on-site on 1/28/2022, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to adjust the water valve and manhole lids along the project area. Flaggers will be on-site controlling traffic. Please expect small delays along Smokey...

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January 20, 2022 5:25 AM

SR 9 Closed for collision investigation 1-20-2022

SR 9 closed for some period to investigate vehicle collision with 2 pedestrian fatalities.
Closed at:
SR 9 at Highland Dr
SR 9 at Crown Ridge Blvd/Eaglefield Dr
204th Street at 74th Avenue (Arlington Valley Road)
204th Street at Olympic Pl/ 177th St

December 13, 2021 4:08 PM

Road work at Smokey Point Blvd near Island Crossing on Dec.15

Wednesday- pavement repair at Pilot entrance/exit on Smokey Point Blvd. (near SR 530). Construction to begin at 8:30 a.m. until complete. Traffic will be flagger controlled with lane shifts. Please expect delays.

December 3, 2021 9:32 AM

Signal Lights out on Hwy 530/1-5 North and South Entrances

Currently, both the North and South I-5 freeway entrance lights are out on Highway 530. PUD is working on the outage and expects the power to return by 10:00 a.m. this morning.

Latest Update:

December 3, 2021 12:21 PM

Previously, both the North and South I-5 freeway entrance lights we're out on Highway 530. PUD worked on the outage and the power was quickly restored. 

December 2, 2021 12:05 PM

Street Closure for Santa Parade Saturday

There will be a temporary street closure for the Santa Parade on Saturday from 11am to approximately 12:30pm, Olympic Avenue from Division Street to First Street.

November 19, 2021 9:19 AM

Traffic Alert for Saturday at 204th Street

Cascade Natural Gas project will have 204th Street down to one lane between 74th Avenue and 67th Avenue. Flaggers will be directing traffic.

September 24, 2021 10:54 AM

Road Closed - Division St. east of Roundabout Sept. 24

Division Street is closed at the McLeod Ave. intersection for repairs to a storm drain. Work will be all day Friday, Sept. 24.

September 24, 2021 9:37 AM

Road Work: 204th St. between SR 9 and 67th Ave. Sept 24

Railroad crossing repairs are being done today, Friday, Sept. 24, at 204th Street between SR 9 and 67th Avenue. One lane closure with flaggers. Work should be completed in one day.

September 21, 2021 11:11 AM

Cemetery Road, single lane closure, Sept. 21 & 22

There is a single-lane flagged closure on Cemetery Road between 61st Drive NE and 200th Place NE for County road work, Tuesday and Wednesday. Expect some delay.

August 16, 2021 8:53 AM

Night Closures of 51st Ave NE continues to Aug. 28

Construction closures at 51st Ave. NE from 172nd St. to 170th St. Nightly closure from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Mon. Aug. 16 to Sat. Aug. 21; and continues next week, Mon. Aug. 23 to Sat. morning Aug. 28. A water main is being installed in roadway.

June 18, 2021 4:25 PM

Work on Olympic Ave continues next week

Water valve cover replacement...

NW Infrastructure will continue work on Olympic next week replacing the water valve covers that have settled in the street. They will start at the south side of Olympic Ave. and work their way north. Traffic will be flagger controlled. They will start...

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June 15, 2021 11:06 AM

Shoulder work, Smokey Pt Blvd, Friday

Shoulder work (widening) on Smokey Point Blvd at 180th Street on Friday, June 18, from approximately 6:30am to 6:30pm.

June 14, 2021 3:36 PM

Utility work on 172nd Street Tuesday- June 15

PUD will be relocating utilities on 172nd Street at 40th Avenue starting on Tuesday, June 15. They will have periodic closings of the south side lane heading east bound, until Friday.

June 11, 2021 1:51 PM

Road work June 14 & 15 on Smokey Point Blvd

Shoulder paving on Smokey Point Blvd. between 178 Pl NE and 180 Pl NE, weather permitting, June 14 & 15. Work includes preparing east 6 foot shoulder edge and paving. Contractor will use flaggers as needed and work may cause some traffic delays.

June 10, 2021 2:43 PM

Graduation Thursday, expect traffic delays SR 9

Arlington High School graduation is tonight, Thursday June 10 at AHS (Crown Ridge Blvd). Expect traffic delays on State Route 9 from approximately 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM (graduation is 6-10pm).

June 4, 2021 10:28 AM

Road Work on Olympic Avenue Next Two Weeks

This is an annual maintenance project that repairs and replaces utility manholes and water valves that are damaged or have settled over time.

On Monday, June 7, NW Infrastructure will begin work on the 2021 Utility Iron Adjustment Project. This is an annual maintenance project that repairs and replaces utility manholes and water valves that are damaged or have settled over time. This year’s...

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June 2, 2021 1:08 PM

Emergency Road Closure

Smokey Point Blvd is currently closed between 188th Street and 186th Street for a collision.

May 24, 2021 7:51 AM

Utilities alert - Waterline broken on High Street

Contractor is on site and will repair the waterline. Houses in the area of High Street are affected.

April 14, 2021 8:04 AM

Road closure, PUD pole replacement work 3rd Street, April 15

Road closed: PUD will be working on 3rd Street between Dunham Ave. and French Ave. on Thursday, April 15th. 28 PUD customers in that area have been notified of power outage. Work will start at 7:00am until early evening, or until finished.

March 24, 2021 11:27 AM

Traffic Alert- Road work at 59th Ave and SR 531 on March 25 & March 30

Thursday March 25, 8:30am-2pm; Tuesday March 30, 7:30am-4pm. Road work at 59th Avenue at intersection of SR 531. Use caution, flaggers onsite.

March 16, 2021 8:14 AM

204th St. Roundabout paving today

The final paving at the roundabout starts today at 10am. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers, expect delays.

February 22, 2021 9:36 AM

204th St. Roundabout street light installation

The street lights will be installed in the 204th St roundabout area starting today (2-22) through next Tuesday. No work will be performed on Thursday. Traffic control will be in place, please expect short delays when traveling in this area.

February 19, 2021 4:18 PM

Single Lane Closure 71st Avenue (starting Feb. 22)

Starting on Monday, Feb. 22, and throughout the week, there will be single lane closures on 71st Avenue (off of 204th Street) for Pilchuck Village’s sewer connection.

February 5, 2021 1:50 PM

Temporary City water issue

If you are experiencing brown water, the Water Department has been made aware and is investigating the cause

January 20, 2021 10:13 AM

Island Crossing Signal Work begins

The temporary stop light at Island Crossing (SR530 and Smokey Point Blvd.) will be replaced with a pole signal.

Work begins this week on the shoulder. This should not affect traffic flow, but use caution in this area. Night work will start next week from 9pm to 5am.

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January 15, 2021 10:14 AM

204th St. Roundabout, expect some delays Monday

The contractor will be working to finish up the concrete work and pave the entrance at Banner Bank on Monday. Current traffic control plan will be in place. Expect some delays.

January 6, 2021 3:05 PM

204th St. Roundabout truck detour continues

Concrete pouring Thursday...

On Thursday, January 7, crews will be pouring the concrete on the south side of 204th Street for curb and sidewalks. Large trucks, please continue to use the truck detour routes until further notice. ...

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December 30, 2020 11:40 AM

Traffic Alert- flaggers at 204th roundabout **Extended until midnight 12-30-20**

Flaggers onsite to direct truck traffic.

The flaggers that are onsite at 204th roundabout project, directing large trucks to detour route will extend until midnight on 12-30-20 . They will be pouring the splitter islands today on 77th and the east side of 204th as well as re-pouring the center...

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December 8, 2020 10:16 AM

Intersection disruption at 173rd/Smokey Point Blvd. on Wed.


The signal at the intersection of Smokey Point Blvd and 173rd Street is going to be out on Wednesday, Dec. 9. There will be a police officer directing traffic at the intersection while the signal is out. It will likely only be out for a few hours, but...

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December 1, 2020 2:47 PM

Water line break, Park Hill Drive

Contractor hit a water line on Park Hill Drive and are currently working to repair it.