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Project Details

1st Ave South/Railroad Way South Duct Bank Install


Posting Date: 4/30/2019                

Contact: Chau Luu - Senior Electrical Service Representative

Phone: (206) 386-1671

PROJECT OVERVIEW (UPDATED 5/2/2019):

Seattle City Light crews are needing to complete the final 400 feet of trench work on 1st Avenue South, between South Royal Brougham Way and Railroad Way South. Crews will be installing a new electrical duct bank. This work is needed to upgrade aging electrical infrastructure in the SODO and Pioneer Square areas.

CONSTRUCTION WORK AREA

PROJECT BENEFITS

This project will replace aging electrical infrastructure and increase electrical reliability for the SODO and Pioneer Square areas.

PROJECT IMPACTS

  • Crews will work on the west side of 1st Avenue South, occupying both southbound lanes for duct bank excavation. Southbound traffic will merge with the northbound lanes on 1st Avenue South.
  • Work will not occur two hours before and after major Pioneer Square/South of Downtown (SODO) events.
  • Noise is expected during construction from jackhammering and heavy equipment.
  • Some parking will be restricted on 1st Avenue South for truck staging and equipment storage.
  • Crews will maintain access to driveways for businesses.
  • Maintenance power outages are not anticipated for this work.

SCHEDULE

Construction Start: Mid-to-late May 2019

Duration: Approximately four months

Daily Work Schedule: Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; weekends: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m
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