Expect delays, closures during Blue Angels flights this week

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Photo of Blue Angels arriving Monday courtesy of Sigma Sreedharan Photography

SEATTLE – Traffic in the sky is going to affect the roads below in Seattle this week, when the I-90 floating bridge will be closed several times to accommodate Blue Angels practices and performances.

The closures, which will begin Thursday, will stretch from the I-90/I-5 interchange in Seattle to Island Crest Way on Mercer Island.

If you need to cross Lake Washington during flight times, you’ll need to find an alternate route or leave an hour early.

The floating bridge will be closed at the following times:

  • Thursday: from 9:45 a.m.-noon, and 1:15-2:40 p.m.
  • Friday: 1:15 p.m.-2:40 p.m.
  • Saturday: 1:15 p.m.-2:40 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1:15 p.m.-2:40 p.m.

The I-90 express lanes will close an hour earlier than these times.

There are also lots of ramp closures that take affect earlier. Click here to see those.

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