Weekend Traffic Advisory and Transit Alert

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2:
Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition: The 30th annual caroling competition at Westlake Park and surrounding streets starts at 6 p.m.  5th Ave will be closed between Olive Way and Pike St from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pine St will close between 4th Ave and 7th Ave from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. About 9,000 people are expected to attend.

Transit service that operates through downtown Seattle, along Pine Street and near Westlake Center, will be rerouted or delayed due to street closures, crowds, and traffic associated with the Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition from about 5:30 to 9:00 PM.

Metro routes 7, 10, 11, 43, 47, 49, 216, 218, 219 and Sound Transit Route 545 will be rerouted during this event. It is expected that most other transit service in the downtown Seattle area will experience schedule delays due to crowds and traffic.

Visit the Service Advisories page for specific reroute and bus stop information associated with this event. Transit reroute start and end times may be subject to change.

Visit Metro’s Online Regional Trip Planner to find out how to get to and from events and locations.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4:
Pacific Northwest Ballet presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at McCaw Hall. Show times vary.  About 3,000 people are expected to attend each performance.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3:
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother of the Americas Celebration Procession: The procession starts at St. Mary’s at 20th Ave and S Weller St at 10:30 a.m., heads north on 20th, west on E Jackson St, north on 12th Ave, west on Cherry St, north on 9th Ave to Columbia St and ends at St. James Cathedral. About 1,000 people are expected to attend.

Seattle Women March Against Hate: March begins at 1 p.m. from Volunteer Park to Cal Anderson Park via Broadway Ave E on Capitol Hill. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

West Seattle Hometown Holidays: Holiday Tree Lighting event at Junction Plaza Park with an evening craft market. SW Alaska Way will close between 42nd Ave SW and California Ave SW from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. About 800 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4:
Seattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers at 5:30 p.m. at CenturyLink Field. Go Hawks! About 65,000 people are expected to attend.

Temporary lighting coming soon to some parking lots

Temporary lighting is coming soon to some of our parking lot locations. The visitor’s lot and all the lights going up the hill to the daycare are impacted by a defective breaker identified by Seattle City Light. Contractors are due to be on site to evaluate on Wednesday.

Temporary lighting powered by generators will be installed in the interim.

Please practice safety by using your cell phone flashlight and walking to your car with another person when possible.

Please contact Facilities at 206-546-4661 if you have further questions.

Reminder: Great Washington Shakeout Drill at 10:20 on Thurs., 10/20

shakeoutCampuswide Earthquake Drill on 10/20/16

Where will you be at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday? Join us for the Great Washington Shakeout!

All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to “drop, cover, and hold” wherever you are on campus at 10:20 a.m. On Thursday, October 20, 2016. Here’s what to do:

  • Faculty members: Please plan to devote 5 minutes of class to this statewide drill at 10:20 a.m. And encourage your students to take part in it.
  • At 10:20 a.m., drop to the ground, take cover under a sturdy desk or table, and hold on for 30 seconds. Then remind your friends and colleagues to reviewShoreline’s emergency plan to be prepared in the event of a real earthquake.
  • From 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the PUB lobby, please stop by for a special demonstration by Safety & Security of our Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) and Stryker evacuation chairs.

Great Washington Shakeout Drill at 10:20 on Thurs., 10/20

shakeout
Campuswide Earthquake Drill on 10/20/16

Where will you be at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday? Join us for the Great Washington Shakeout!

All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to “drop, cover, and hold” wherever you are on campus at 10:20 a.m. On Thursday, October 20, 2016. Here’s what to do:

  • Faculty members: Please plan to devote 5 minutes of class to this statewide drill at 10:20 a.m. And encourage your students to take part in it.
  • At 10:20 a.m., drop to the ground, take cover under a sturdy desk or table, and hold on for 30 seconds. Then remind your friends and colleagues to review Shoreline’s emergency plan to be prepared in the event of a real earthquake.
  • From 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the PUB lobby, please stop by for a special demonstration by Safety & Security of our Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) and Stryker evacuation chairs.

Suspended Operations Memo 2016-17

Colleagues,

In the interest of being prepared for the unexpected, please review the Annual Suspended Operations Memo for 2016-17 from President Roberts. As we approach the season of inclement weather, it is important to share information about our ongoing emergency preparedness. This memo will also be posted on the website (in the HR section and on the emergency closure page).

Please direct any questions about this information to your supervisor or to Human Resources staff.

Thank you,
Stephen P. Smith
Vice President for Human Resources and Legal Affairs