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Project Details Information

Release Date: 4/17/2014
Contact: Patty Breidenbach - Electrical Service Representative
phone: (206) 684-4795
Alternate Contact: Erin Hunter - Civil Construction
phone: (206) 684-4297
   
Work planned on: Electrical Improvements Along Burke-Gilman
Seattle City Light plans to improve the reliability and capacity of the electrical system feeding the University of Washington (UW). Five sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail west of 15th Avenue NE will be closed, each during five different phases of the work. The project is being coordinated with the UWs additional trail improvements east of 15th Avenue NE.

For more information regarding Burke-Gilman Trail detour routes visit:
The University of Washington's Burke-Gilman Trail Detours


Project Overview

  • Trenching to build a new duct bank, installing conduits and vaults, pulling in new electrical cable
  • Work will occur between City Light's University substation and UW's West substation.

Projected Duration/Timing:

  • Construction Start: April 2014, Construction End: Aproximately December 2014
  • Phasing: Crews plan to work in Phase 1, starting in April and continuing into June. This will detour the Burke-Gilman Trail between Adams Lane NE and 15th Avenue NE where the UW's detour begins.
  • Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some Saturday work possible.

Project Impacts:

  • No scheduled power outages, some noise is expected during construction.
  • Phased closure of sections of the Burke-Gilman. Detours signs will be installed.
Schedule: May 12 -December 2014
Begin: May 12 2014
Duration: Approximately eight months
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