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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: Update: First Ave S Southbound Closure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
8/12/2009  9:00:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sue Romero  (206) 684-8548


Update: First Ave S Southbound Closure

SEATTLE-The southbound lanes on First Avenue South will be closed between South King Street and Railroad Way South from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, August 13 and 14, and Monday and, Tuesday, August 17 and 18. The sidewalk on the western side of First Avenue South will also be closed. A detour will be provided to South King Street and then to Railroad Way, back to First Avenue South. (Please note that Railroad Way is divided by a median, so traffic turning left from King Street to head south on Railroad Way must stay to the right of the median.) The closure is needed for the operation of a large crane working on a private building.

The Seattle Department of Transportation builds, maintains and operates Seattle's $12 billion transportation infrastructure. To further Mayor Nickels’ goal to get Seattle moving, the department manages short- and long-term investments in streets, bridges, pavement and trees, that better connect the city with the region.


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