University Bridge closed Saturday; 10K run is Sunday

SUNDAY UPDATE: The University Bridge has reopened to vehicular traffic.

Original Post: Two events will impact traffic in and through Eastlake this weekend:

University Bridge closed: The bridge will be closed to vehicles from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, while paving crews resurface the south approach to the bridge. Access to the bridge will remain open for pedestrians and bicyclists. If more extensive repairs are needed, the bridge may remain closed until Sunday.

During the closure, Metro routes 66, 71, 72 and 73 will be rerouted via Montlake and NE Pacific Street.

Lake Union 10K: This race begins at Westlake and North Aloha Street at 7:30 a.m. Sunday and proceeds clockwise around the lake. Runners will follow the Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop Trail on sidewalks, bike trails and streets. The race ends where it began. No streets will be closed for the race. Go to the race’s website for more information.