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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: Traffic Advisory: Emergency closure of West Mercer Place

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
10/17/2007  1:30:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sue Romero  (206) 684-8548


Emergency closure of West Mercer Place

(SEATTLE)--West Mercer Place will be closed to through traffic starting at around 2 p.m.for emergency tree removal, for three or four hours or until work is complete. Westbound through traffic will be detoured at Third Avenue West to West Harrison Street and then to Elliott Avenue West. Eastbound traffic will be detoured from Elliott to Harrison and then to First or Second Avenue West.

A Big Leaf Maple on W. Mercer Place (between Elliott Ave & W. Mercer St.) needs to be removed immediately because it is could fall. A contractor will remove the tree with SDOT and Seattle City Light assistance.


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Seattle Department of Transportation

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