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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: Early Morning, University Bridge Closures Scheduled for April

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
3/16/2009  4:00:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sue Romero  (206) 684-8548


Early Morning, University Bridge Closures Scheduled for April

SEATTLE- SDOT’s contractor who is painting the University Bridge will need full bridge closures on at least three consecutive weekends in April. The contractor will close the bridge to all traffic (motor vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians) from midnight Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday, and from midnight Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday, on the weekends of April 11 -12, April 18 - 19, and April 25 - 26. Alternate bridges over the ship canal include the Montlake Bridge, the I- 5 Ship Canal Bridge, the Aurora Bridge, and the Fremont Bridge.

The contractor continues to work on alternating sides of the bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

For more information about the project, please see SDOT’s Website at http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/universitybridge_painting.htm

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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