Transportation

Night work on Hwy 104 and 100th to begin Wednesday

Night work at the intersection of Edmonds Way and 100th Avenue and on 100th Avenue north of the intersection will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 15 from the hours of 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., the City of Edmonds said. The work is scheduled for two nights and is weather dependent. The construction work will complete the final pavement restoration for the recently completed Puget Sound Energy steel gas main repla... »

Scene in Edmonds: A closer look at Hwy 104 crosswalk

Scene in Edmonds: A closer look at Hwy 104 crosswalk

Photographer Larry Vogel decided to take a closer look at the area where the crosswalk is planned across Highway 104, connecting the Point Edwards/Wildlife Habitat area with rest of downtown Edmonds. While taking photos in the area, Vogel says he ran into Point Edwards resident Gene Horton, who told him he believes the walkway would greatly benefit those living in Point Edwards. “Right now w... »

Edmonds man involved in motorcycle, truck collision during Thursday morning commute on I-405

A 59-year-old Everett man driving a motorcycle collided with a pickup truck driven by an Edmonds man on southbound I-405 this morning, causing a major backup during Thursday morning’s commute. The Washington State Patrol reported that a pickup truck pulling a utility trailer and driven by a 28-year-old from Edmonds was driving in the southbound HOV lane on I-405 near Lynnwood. The motorcycle made ... »

WSDOT beginning construction on Hwy 104 crosswalk

According to an announcement from the Washington State Department of Transportation Thursday, work to install a new signalized crosswalk on SR 104 next to Edmonds City Park began this week and drivers can expect some lane closures and delays through the work zone from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on weeknights (check WSDOT’s Northwest Construction page for specifics, includ... »

Stuck in Highway 104 backups at Westgate? Here’s the scoop

Stuck in Highway 104 backups at Westgate? Here’s the scoop

If you’ve found yourself navigating traffic lane changes and delays on Highway 104 in the Westgate area this week, here’s why. City of Edmonds Public Works Director Phil Williams says it’s due to Puget Sound Energy construction work at the intersection of Highway104 and 100th Avenue West. “They are overlaying areas they cut to put in new gas lines, Williams said. And expect... »

Reminder: Mayor to host Town Hall Thursday on growing train traffic concerns

Reminder: Mayor to host Town Hall Thursday on growing train traffic concerns

Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling is hosting a Town Hall on the evening of Oct. 2 to discuss what experts predict may be an alarming increase in train traffic through Edmonds. The public event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza Room of the Edmonds Library. The purpose of the Town Hall is to share information about the substantial projected growth in oil and coal transport by train, as well as the overall c... »

Leave the driving to Sound Transit with train, bus service to Saturday Sounder game

Leave the driving to Sound Transit with train, bus service to Saturday Sounder game

Sounders FC fans can take an easy ride to the stadium this Saturday by hopping aboard Sound Transit’s special game-day Sounder service to the Sounders FC match against the Chivas USA at 1 p.m. The train from the north will leave Everett at 11:15 a.m.,  arrive in Edmonds at 11:41 a.m., and  be in Seattle at 12:14 p.m. Return trains will leave King Street Station 35 minutes after the match. Sp... »

Community Transit announces fall changes

Community Transit announces fall changes

Community Transit is adding new bus service this fall, the first non-grant-funded service improvements since 2009, as a result of to improving sales tax revenue, The agency is adding 7,500 hours of new bus service, while efficiency changes will redistribute another 6,000 hours of service on the streets. The fall service change takes place Monday, Sept. 29. It will: Provide more mid-day service and... »

New on My Edmonds News TV: Ride with Larry Vogel along Sunset Avenue

New on My Edmonds News TV: Ride with Larry Vogel along Sunset Avenue

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Sound Transit issues summer Lynnwood Link project update

Sound Transit issues summer Lynnwood Link project update

Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link outreach team, in a summer project update, said that it has talked about the latest designs, reviewed the project schedule, answered project related questions and discussed current service with approximately 1,000 residents over the summer. Many of the questions the outreach team received this summer were about travel times once the Lynnwood Link Extension is complete... »

Ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair

Ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair

If you’re looking for something fun to do the next couple of weekends, Sound Transit has an idea for you. Ride the Sounder Train to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. Enjoy a relaxing ride and forget the hassles of freeway driving and paying for parking. Trains run on Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20, serving nine stations between Everett and Puyallup, including Edmonds. Take a free shuttle between ... »

New on My Edmonds News TV: Larry Vogel drives the Five Corners Roundabout

New on My Edmonds News TV: Larry Vogel drives the Five Corners Roundabout

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Updated: Edmonds/Kingston ferry run now back to two-boat service

Update at 1:55 p.m.: Here’s another update from our online news partner The Seattle Times: Regular, two-ferry service on the Edmonds-Kingston route was to resume with the 12:50 p.m. Kingston departure. The two boats serving the route — the Walla Walla and the Spokane — were both tied in their slips in Kingston early Monday when the crew discovered the spill, said Marta Coursey, spokeswoman f... »

Are you ready for the roundabout? Five Corners revision to start Sept. 2

While construction is scheduled to continue through October, the Five Corners Roundbout will become a reality next week. According to a City of Edmonds announcement, on Tuesday, Sept. 2 the Five Corners intersection at 212th Street Southwest and 84th Avenue West will begin operating as a roundabout both during and after construction hours. Information on how to drive a roundabout can be found on t... »

Cascade Bicycle Club to host informational meeting on bike trains, walking school buses on Aug. 28

Cascade Bicycle Club to host informational meeting on bike trains, walking school buses on Aug. 28

The Cascade Bicycle Club is hosting an informational meeting on bike trains and walking school buses on Thursday, Aug. 28 at the Edmonds School District Offices. The meeting is from 6-7 p.m. and is in room 101. The informational meeting will discuss what a bike train and walking school bus is and how to start bike trains/walking school buses for schools, students, parents and families. The Club al... »

Edmonds-Kingston ferry run back to two boats

Edmonds-Kingston ferry run back to two boats

The Edmonds-Kingston ferry route is now back to two boats. The Washington State Ferries had transferred one of the Edmonds-Kingston route boats to the Seattle-Bainbridge run following a power outage on the ferry Tacoma Tuesday, resulting in long delays for drivers in both Edmonds and Kingston Wednesday. On Thursday afternoon, the ferry system added a second ferry, the Chelan, to restore two-boat s... »

Long mid-week wait for Edmonds ferry after breakdown on Seattle-Bainbridge route

Long mid-week wait for Edmonds ferry after breakdown on Seattle-Bainbridge route

Expect to see long lines normally reserved for the weekends along the road leading to the Edmonds-Kingston ferry terminal Wednesday. That’s because the route is down to one boat after the Washington State Ferries lost one of its boats from the Seattle-Bainbridge run Tuesday due to mechanical failure. A decision was made to transfer a boat from the Edmonds-Kingston route to Seattle-Bainbridge... »

Happening nearby: City of MLT hosting Lakeview Trail Open House Wednesday, July 30

Happening nearby: City of MLT hosting Lakeview Trail Open House Wednesday, July 30

For those who in southeast Edmonds, the design for the Lakeview Trail project is nearing completion and the City of Mountlake Terrace is holding an open house from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, at the Mickey Corso Community Clubhouse at Ballinger Park. There will be a short presentation at 7 p.m. The Lakeview Trail project will construct safe, convenient, and strategically located bicyc... »

City of Edmonds to close 200th St. S.W. between 76th and 80th due to sewer main work

The City of Edmonds contractor working on the city’s annual sewermain replacement project has encountered unexpected soil conditions during deep excavation along 200th Street Southwest, west of 76th Avenue. To protect public safety, 200th between 76th and 80th Avenues West will be closed to through traffic until the new sewermain is completed, anticipated July 23. Local access will remain fo... »

Long traffic delays as Five Corners roundabout construction hits high gear

Long traffic delays as Five Corners roundabout construction hits high gear

The old saying “it’ll get worse before it gets better” sure fits the current state of traffic flow past the Five Corners roundabout construction site. The project is now in full swing, and it’s more congested than ever. Traffic is down to one lane in all directions, and as crews move from one part of the project to another, that lane can shift locations several times daily.... »

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