When I-90 Will Shut Down For Blue Angels

Also when people stop paying attention to driving...

July 30, 2018

by Gregr

Every year*, the Navy's finest pilots take to the skies above Seattle to wow us with their insane flying prowess. Every year we remind you that I-90 will be closed a whole bunch over the four days of practice and shows by these barrel rolling, g-inducing, dog scaring F/A-18's. This year is no different!

YESSSS!!! Blue Angels are the best (unless you’re a dog) #Seafair -@heygregr

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According to WSDOT, here are this year's closures:

The mainlines of I-90 will be closed between I-5 in Seattle and Island Crest Way on Mercer Island:

  • Thursday, Aug. 2: 9:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.; 1- 2:45 p.m. (practices)
  • Friday, Aug. 3:  12:55 - 2:45 p.m. (Seafair Air Show)
  • Saturday, Aug. 4 : 12:55 - 2:45 p.m. (Seafair Air Show)
  • Sunday, Aug. 5:  12:55 - 2:45 p.m. (Seafair Air Show)

The SR 520 floating bridge will remain open to traffic and tolls will be collected. 

I hope this doesn't affect my karate class!

Punch it, Chewie! #blueangels #seafair

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Have you ever watched from I-90?
Have you ever watched take off and landing from Georgetown?
Are you a dog terrified by the flying screaming metal dragon monsters?

*In 2013 the military canceled air shows and fleet week festivities that directly impacted Seafair