Interstate 90 bridges close for air show
August 3, 2010
The state Department of Transportation plans to close Interstate 90 between Island Crest Way on Mercer Island and Interstate 5 several times from Aug. 5-8 to accommodate the Blue Angels’ Seafair practices and performances.
Plans call for the bridges to close from 9:45 a.m. – noon and from 1:15-2:30 p.m. Aug. 5, from 12:45-2:40 p.m. Aug. 6, from 12:45-2:40 p.m. Aug. 7 and from 12:45-2:40 p.m. Aug. 8.
The bridge closes to bicyclists and pedestrians 30 minutes before the automobile lanes close.
The state Route 520 floating bridge will remain open during the I-90 bridge closures.