sr-509 Section

Online fundraisers started for teen blinded by shooting on SR 509

Online fundraisers started for teen blinded by shooting on SR 509

Online fundraisers have been started for Andy, a 14-year old student at Cascade Middle School who was blinded when a random bullet struck him in the head while traveling in a van with his family on SR... [Read more]

Truck driver arrested for DUI after colliding with Metro bus Thursday night

Truck driver arrested for DUI after colliding with Metro bus Thursday night

A truck driven by a driver suspected of being under the influence collided with a Metro bus at S. 128th and SR 509 in Burien Thursday night, Jan. 17. Police arrested the driver of the pickup truck on... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

Police seeking info on SR 509 shooting near 1st Ave S. bridge that left teen blind

Police seeking info on SR 509 shooting near 1st Ave S. bridge that left teen blind

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) and King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) are requesting assistance from the community in locating the individual responsible for a Dec. 20, 2018 shooting that hit a child... [Read more]

Motorcyclist killed on SR 509 in Burien Monday

Motorcyclist killed on SR 509 in Burien Monday

UPDATE: The time first mentioned in this post has been revised to 1 a.m.: A 22-year old male motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle accident on SR 509 in Burien at around 1 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22. The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Construction on SR 509 Completion Project to begin in late 2019

UPDATE: Construction on SR 509 Completion Project to begin in late 2019

The SR 509 Completion Project team announced that they are looking forward to a busy fall:Sound Transit will begin building the first stage of the project in late 2019 as part of their Federal Way Link... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help on Wed. SR 509 shooting

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help on Wed. SR 509 shooting

At approximately 1:42 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Washington State Patrol (WSP) communications began receiving 911 calls from individuals stating that their vehicles had been struck by gunfire (read... [Read more]

‘Active shooter’ shoots, hits 4 cars on SR 509 in Burien/SeaTac Wed. afternoon

‘Active shooter’ shoots, hits 4 cars on SR 509 in Burien/SeaTac Wed. afternoon

By Scott Schaefer A huge police turnout on and around SR 509 near where south Burien meets the SeaTac City limits was in response to an ‘active shooter’ who shot and hit four vehicles on the... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a road rage/assault incident that occurred Thursday, March 15 on southbound SR 509 near the exit to S. 188th in SeaTac. Troopers say that at approximately... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to clean-up a stretch of SR 509 this Sunday, Feb. 18

Volunteers needed to clean-up a stretch of SR 509 this Sunday, Feb. 18

Volunteers are needed to help a new group called ‘Localists of Burien‘ do clean-up work on a stretch of the SR 509 freeway this Sunday, Feb. 18, starting at Noon. If you’d like to lend... [Read more]

Man killed when vehicle crashes into tree near SR 509 Tuesday morning

Man killed when vehicle crashes into tree near SR 509 Tuesday morning

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a 42-year old man was killed when his vehicle veered off the roadway at SR 509 to Myers Way (map below), then struck a tree. The victim was identified as Felix... [Read more]

UPDATE: Victim in fatal August truck rollover was not driving at the time

UPDATE: Victim in fatal August truck rollover was not driving at the time

As many of our Readers may recall, in late August we reported about a tragic truck rollover on the southbound/S. 188th Street exit of SR 509 that resulted in a fatality. The Washington State Patrol at... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION REMINDER: Lane closures return to SR 509 this weekend

CONSTRUCTION REMINDER: Lane closures return to SR 509 this weekend

Weekend work to repair and replace guardrail in the median on State Route 509 in Burien resumes this weekend (Sept. 15-18), with left lane closures in both directions:Contractor crews working for the... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION: Weekend lane closures returning to SR 509 this weekend

CONSTRUCTION: Weekend lane closures returning to SR 509 this weekend

Weekend work to repair and replace guardrail in the median on State Route 509 in Burien resumes this weekend, Sept. 15-18, with left lane closures in both directions. Contractor crews working for the... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION: Parts of SR 509 will be closed this weekend for paving work

CONSTRUCTION: Parts of SR 509 will be closed this weekend for paving work

The left lanes of both northbound and southbound SR 509 in Burien will be closed this weekend – from Aug. 11-14 – for paving and guardrail replacement. Lanes will close at 7 p.m. Friday, and reopen... [Read more]