Bellevue Blitz Roundup: Food Truck Roundup; Air Quality Warning; Summer Construction Alerts

Aug 4, 2017

Food Truck Roundup

Why labor over a hot stove when it’s ninety degrees outside? Throw off your apron and head to the annual Bellevue Parks & Community Services Food Truck Roundup on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 4-8 PM at Bellevue’s Ashwood Park. Vendors will serve up everything from traditional hot dogs and hamburgers, to vegetarian sandwiches, falafel and ice cream treats.

Park at the Bellevue Library and enjoy live music from 5:30 – 8:00 PM. Learn more at

Air Quality Warning

While temperatures continue to climb to historic levels, the heat wave has been somewhat dampened by “HEATZILLA,” the flow of smoke from British Columbia fires into our area. Consequently, the Puget Sound Air Quality Agency has issued a summertime air quality burn ban. This means no barbecues, bonfires or free-standing fire pits. And if you can, stay indoors and use air conditioning.

Learn more about the ban and how to stay safe at

 Summer Construction Alerts

During the weekdays of August 7 – 10, watch for ongoing Sound Transit construction-related closures:

Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.: One NB lane of Bellevue Way SE may be closed from South Bellevue Station to the “Y” at 112th Avenue Southeast;

Monday-Friday 8 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Daily/overnight closure of the Bellevue Way Southeast to I-90 west HOV ramp.

During the weekend of August 12-13, Bellevue Way SE and ramps to I-90 closed:

All lanes of Bellevue Way SE in both directions, between the “Y” at 112th Ave SE and I-90 will be closed;

All ramps between Bellevue Way SE and I-90 will be closed.

See the latest East Link construction alert bulletin online.

Additional local traffic revisions include:

NE 2nd Pl between 108th & 110th Ave NE: Mon – Fri, 8/8-25, 7 am – 4 pm. Road closure to install sewer and water connections.

Downtown Park – NE 1st St between 99th Ave NE & 100th Ave NE: Mon – Tues, 8/7-8, 7 am – 4 pm. Road closure to do grind & overlay.

For more information on other local closures, see Bellevue’s traffic advisories page.

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