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Streets to close for Seahawks send-off rally at Renton City Hall

Street closures will be in affect from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m.  Friday for the Seahawks send-off rally at Renton City Hall.

Benson Road will be closed from the Main Avenue South and Grady Way intersection through to South Puget Drive.  Local access from South Puget Drive will be available for businesses and residents. City Hall will be open for business through the Grady Way access. City Hall parking will be available in the lower lot and at Sam’s Club.

A rally and party will send off the Seattle Seahawks for their NFL playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

The fan rally is 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. at City Hall, 1055 S. Grady Way. The Sea Gals and Blitz will attend, along with Mayor Denis Law and City of Renton officials and employees.

Fans are asked to wear their blue – and their best Seahawks spirit costume – and put on “12” buttons. There will be free hot dogs, free Seahawks cheer cards, and prizes for the best Seahawks spirit costume.

The 12th Man flag is flying at City Hall.

At 2 p.m., fans will walk to the Benson Road bridge over Interstate 405 to cheer the Seahawks bus as it heads for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for the trip to Atlanta.

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