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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: Traffic Advisory:Battery St Tunnel lane closures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
6/18/2008  5:15:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sue Romero  (206) 684-8548


Lane closures in Battery Street Tunnel for drainage maintenance

SEATTLE- Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) crews will clean street drains in Battery Street above the Battery Street Tunnel over four weekends in June and July. The work requires closing the left-hand lane in both the northbound and southbound directions of the tunnel on the days listed below. Additionally, one lane will be closed on Battery Street, the one-way street that runs above the tunnel.

Battery Street drain cleaning is scheduled to occur from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the following days:
• Saturday, June 21 (due to the Race for the Cure event, the tunnel lanes will be closed only from noon to 7 p.m., while Battery Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

• Sunday, June 22

• Saturday, June 28

• Saturday, July 12

• Sunday, July 13

• Saturday, July 19

• Sunday, July 20

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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