Puget Drive to be closed for maintenance June 2

Starting at 7 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, the City of Edmonds will close Puget Drive to vehicle traffic so the city’s parks and public works departments can remove dead trees and perform routine maintenance.

The roadway to be closed includes the section of State Highway 524 running from 196th Street Southwest at 88th Avenue West to Olympic Avenue (see map above). During the road closure, the departments will conduct maintenance work on the city’s stormwater system along with vegetation control in public spaces.

Signage and barricades will notify the public of the lane restrictions and closure of all affected streets and intersections. Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes and observe detours

The work will begin at 7 a.m. June 2 and is expected to finish in the afternoon.

Community Transit will reroute its 196 bus route. Westbound Route 196 will turn south on 76th Avenue at 196th Street and travel to 212th Southwest (Main Street), turn west on Main and travel to Olympic Avenue, then return to Puget Dr (196th Street Southwest and Highway 524), and proceed west to resume the route. Likewise, Eastbound Route 196 will turn south from Puget Dr on Olympic Avenue, travel south to Main St, turn east and travel to 76th, then return to 196th Street (Hwy 524) and resume the route.

      1. Community Transit reroute info added. Also city said this morning the closure will start at 88th rather than 84th.

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