sr-518 Section

Four young men killed in crash on SR 518 in Tukwila identified

Four young men killed in crash on SR 518 in Tukwila identified

The four young Kent men killed in a fatal crash early Sunday on SR 518 in Tukwila have been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office: Myron Singh, 22 Anthony Perez, 22 Luis Perez,... [Read more]

Four killed in single-vehicle crash on SR 518 in Tukwila early Sunday morning

Four killed in single-vehicle crash on SR 518 in Tukwila early Sunday morning

Four people were killed early Sunday morning (Oct. 7) when the vehicle they were traveling in crashed into a concrete bridge pillar where SR 518 goes under I-5 in Tukwila. The Washington State Patrol says... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help finding hit & run driver

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help finding hit & run driver

The Washington State Patrol is seeking the public’s help finding the hit and run driver who killed a man on SR 518 in Burien early Friday morning. WSP says that at approximately 1:47 a.m. on Friday,... [Read more]

Man killed after hit & run on SR 518 in Burien Friday morning

Man killed after hit & run on SR 518 in Burien Friday morning

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a 44-year-old man was killed after being struck by a truck on SR 518 in Burien early Friday morning, Feb. 2. Troopers say that the driver of the suspect truck... [Read more]

New ramp on SR 518 will improve access for Burien redevelopment of NERA

New ramp on SR 518 will improve access for Burien redevelopment of NERA

Summer construction in Burien is heating up as crews get ready to construct a new two-lane off-ramp from eastbound State Route 518 to Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below). Contractor crews from Graham... [Read more]

Des Moines Memorial on-ramp to SR 518 will be closed this weekend

Des Moines Memorial on-ramp to SR 518 will be closed this weekend

WSDOT is warning drivers in Burien and SeaTac who use Des Moines Memorial Drive to access eastbound SR 518 that they should plan ahead for a full closure of the on-ramp this weekend, Aug. 19-22. Port... [Read more]

UPDATE: Eastbound SR 518 re-opened after ‘serious collision’ Thursday

UPDATE: Eastbound SR 518 re-opened after ‘serious collision’ Thursday

UPDATE: The Washington State Department of Transportation has announced that eastbound SR 518 has re-opened near 51st Ave S. after a ‘serious collision’ blocked all lanes for a while on Thursday... [Read more]

New guardrails to be installed on SR 518 in Burien on Monday, Nov. 2

New guardrails to be installed on SR 518 in Burien on Monday, Nov. 2

A project to replace guardrails on three state highways moves from Everett to Duvall and Burien next week, with work on SR 518 scheduled for Monday, Nov. 2, according to the Washington State Department... [Read more]

Burien’s new SR 518 interchange to be paid for by higher gas taxes

Burien’s new SR 518 interchange to be paid for by higher gas taxes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with a new graphic at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 4: Composite image of renderings for new SR 518 interchange courtesy City of Burien. Click image to see larger version. by... [Read more]

Three paving projects will start rolling in south King County in July

Three paving projects will start rolling in south King County in July

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday (June 30) that three state highways in south King County are about to undergo “much-needed work to repair and preserve the roadways,”... [Read more]

Police chase blocks SR-518 near 51st Ave South Wednesday afternoon

Police chase blocks SR-518 near 51st Ave South Wednesday afternoon

If you’ve driven in or out of the area Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 11) on SR-518, you’re probably aware of a large police turnout that blocked the freeway in SeaTac near 51st Ave S. Burien and... [Read more]

SR-518 construction may cause travel delays near airport this weekend

SR-518 construction may cause travel delays near airport this weekend

Whether you are picking up, dropping off or parking, plan for extra time getting to and from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this weekend, as construction work will continue on SR-518. Concrete panel... [Read more]

Road delays possible on SR-518 near Sea-Tac Airport this weekend

Road delays possible on SR-518 near Sea-Tac Airport this weekend

Concrete panel replacement work on eastbound SR-518 near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport may cause delays Friday, June 7 through the morning of Sunday, June 9, according to the Washington State Department... [Read more]

Overnight closures planned on SR-518 through July

Overnight closures planned on SR-518 through July

Overnight closures on SR-518 are planned through July, and the Washington State Department of Transportation is warning drivers to be aware and plan ahead. Beginning Tuesday, May 28, crews working with... [Read more]

SR-518 to be Closed Mon./Tues. Nights for Runway Lights Repair

SR-518 to be Closed Mon./Tues. Nights for Runway Lights Repair

Drivers headed to Sea-Tac Airport tonight and tomorrow – Monday and Tuesday March 25 and 26 – will find SR-518 closed in both directions between SR-509 and 99 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m., according to the... [Read more]

Crews to Replace Nearly a Mile of ‘Bumpy’ Pavement on SR-518 this Year

Crews to Replace Nearly a Mile of ‘Bumpy’ Pavement on SR-518 this Year

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced Monday (Feb. 11) that it will be replacing nearly a mile of ‘rough and bumpy’ concrete pavement, as well as 50 failing panels,... [Read more]

Aggressive Driver Causes Critical Injury Collision on I-5 at SR-518

Aggressive Driver Causes Critical Injury Collision on I-5 at SR-518

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a driver received critical injuries from striking a blocking disabled logging truck when attempting to pass traffic as it merged onto southbound I-5 from SR-518…

VIDEO: Tree Down on SR-518 Just East of Burien, Blocking Right Lane

VIDEO: Tree Down on SR-518 Just East of Burien, Blocking Right Lane

BTB Reader Ted  Johnson sent us the following video shot with his iPhone, showing a downed tree over the eastbound lanes of SR-518 Friday afternoon (Feb. 17), just east of Burien: We’re not sure... [Read more]

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses To This Morning’s Fatal Rollover On I-5

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses To This Morning’s Fatal Rollover On I-5

The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses to Wednesday morning’s fatal multiple car accident on I-5 in the southbound lanes of I-5 in Tukwila near SR-518. The fatality was a 43-year old... [Read more]

Woman Shot On 518 While En Route To Burien Area

Woman Shot On 518 While En Route To Burien Area

SEATAC – A Kent woman is in serious condition after being shot on State Route 518 while en route to the Burien area Tuesday night. The King County Sheriff’s office says the 34-year-old woman... [Read more]