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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: Fremont Bridge nighttime closures March 10 to 14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
3/4/2008  9:35:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sue Romero  (206) 684-8548


Fremont Bridge nighttime closures March 10 to 14

SEATTLE-SDOT will close the Fremont Bridge to vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists during the nights of Monday through Thursday reopening the following mornings, March 10 to 14. During the closures work will continue on upgrading the mechanical and electrical systems of the bridge:

Monday, March 10 at 9 p.m. to Tuesday, March 11 at 6 a.m.
Tuesday, March 11 at 9 p.m. to Wednesday, March 12 at 6 a.m.
Wednesday, March 12 at 9 p.m. to Thursday, March 13 at 6 a.m.
Thursday, March 13 at 9 p.m. to Friday, March 14 at 6 a.m.

On these nights, SDOT’s contractor will provide a shuttle service for pedestrians and bicyclists from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. between the north and south ends of the bridge (from roughly North 34th Street and Fremont Avenue North to roughly Nickerson and Fourth Avenue North) making the loop approximately every 20 to 30 minutes. Signs will be placed noting the pick up and drop off locations. Buses will be rerouted during these closures. As the date approaches, see Metro Online at http://transit.metrokc.gov or call Rider Information, (206) 553-3000.

Marine traffic will not be impacted by the nighttime closures.

For more information about the project, see www.seattle.gov/fremontbridge

The Seattle Department of Transportation builds, maintains and operates Seattle's $8 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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