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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor

SUBJECT: SDOT Stewart Street traffic advisory

4/16/2009  9:15:00 AM

I-5 Ramp Closure and Lane Closures on Stewart Street in Downtown Seattle
April 17-April 20

The Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT's) contractor will close the Stewart Street off-ramp from southbound I-5 (mainline) starting 9 p.m. Friday, April 17 until 4 a.m. Monday, April 20. Drivers are advised to use the Union Street off-ramp from I-5 while the Stewart Street ramp is closed. The I-5 on-ramp from Yale Avenue will remain open. Stewart Street will remain reduced to two lanes between Eastlake Avenue and Minor Avenue until 9 p.m. on Friday, April 17, and then to one lane from 9 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. Monday morning.

Several streets will be closed from 6 p.m. Friday, April 17 until 6 a.m. Monday, April 20: the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Stewart/Olive Way will be closed; John Street will be closed at the intersection with Stewart Street/Eastlake Avenue East; and Yale Avenue will be closed from Stewart Street to Denny Way.

The closures will allow SDOT's contractor to perform work for the Stewart Street paving project.

For more information, please call (206) 615-0786, or see

Media Contact: Richard Sheridan, (206) 684-8540

Posted April 16, 2009

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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