The following message is from Washington State Department of Transportation
Kirkland traffic alert
On Thursday, Jan. 12, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., crews will close one lane of westbound NE 116th Street just east of I-405. The closure is necessary so a contractor can bring in a large crane to perform drilling work on the north side of the road near Dania Furniture. One lane westbound lane of will remain open but expect congestion in the area. As a reminder, one eastbound lane of NE 116th Street is closed in the same area – so please plan ahead and expect delays.
The work is part of WSDOT’s NE 116th St Interchange and Street Improvement project that will add lanes in the area and improve flow with better traffic signalization. Crews plan to open the area up to traffic by the end of this year.