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SEATTLE AREA CONSTRUCTION LOOK AHEAD

Last Update: July 28, 2016

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HIGHLIGHTS

July 27: Annual microsurfacing of residential streets begins in various neighborhoods throughout Seattle.

July 29 - 30: Southbound I-5 fully closed at Stewart St/Denny Way off-ramp during testing of the fire suppression system under the Convention Center.

July 29 - August 1: Southbound I-5 reduced to two lanes south of Seattle while crews replace concrete panels. This is the second of five weekend lane reductions.

July 29 - August 1: University Bridge fully closed while crews repave the roadway.

July 30: Seafair Torchlight Parade will close 4th Ave. between the Seattle Center and Pioneer Square.

July 31: Pista sa Nayon festival at Seward Park.

August 4 - 7: I-90 closed between I-5 and Mercer Island during Seafair Airshow.


Note: Information subject to change. Additional construction or events may be planned in the Seattle area.
Questions? Contact: construction.coordination@seattle.gov or call 206-684-ROAD


Downtown Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 26
to
September 7
24/7
Bell St. closed between 7th Ave. and 8th Ave. Crews will close Bell St. between 7th Ave. and 8th Ave. during the installation of a new Seattle City Light duct bank.  The south sidewalk will also be closed.
July 29 11:59PM
to
July 30 5AM
Southbound I-5 closed at the Stewart St/Denny Way off-ramp Crews will close southbound I-5 at the Stewart St/Denny Way off-ramp during testing of the fire suppression system under the Convention Center.  A signed detour will be in place (Stewart to 5th to Sprint).  The Mercer St. and Yale Ave. N/Howell St. on-ramps to southbound I-5 will also be closed.  The I-5 Express Lanes will remain in the southbound direction during this closure.
July 30
2AM - 5PM
Western Ave. closed between University St. and Virginia St. Crews will close Western Ave. between University St. and Virginia St. during the removal of a tower crane.
July 30
7:30PM - 11PM
Seafair Torch Light Parade Annual parade along 4th Ave. from the Seattle Center to Pioneer Square.  Expect heavy traffic and congestion in Downtown.
July 31
6AM - 10PM
5th Ave. closed between Marion St. and Columbia St. Crews will close 5th Ave. between Marion St. and Columbia St. during equipment removal from the adjacent job site
August 1
through
October
10AM - 7PM
Lane closures on Stewart St. between Minor Ave. and 6th Ave. Stewart St. between Minor Ave. and 6th Ave. will be reduced to two general purpose lanes, shared by transit and other vehicles, from10AM to 7PM weekdays during roadway restoration.
August 1 - 4
9PM - 6AM
Olive Wy. closed between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. Crews will close Olive Wy. between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. during a concrete pour.
August 2 Belltown Bash Event will close Bell St. between 5th Ave. and 4th Ave.
August 5 8PM
to
August 8 5AM
5th Ave. closed between Marion St. and Columbia St. Crews will close 5th Ave. between Marion St. and Columbia St. during equipment removal from the adjacent job site
August 6
6AM - 10AM
Elliott Ave. closed between Bell St. and Blanchard St. Crews will close Elliott Ave. between Bell St. and Blanchard St. during a crane lift.
August 12
7:30PM - 11PM
Sunset Supper at the Market At Pike Place Market.  Event will close Pike Place between 1st Ave. and Virginia St. from 8AM to 11:59PM.  Event hours are 7:30PM to 11PM.
August 13
7AM - 7:30AM
Obliteride Two-day, 85 mile, and 100 mile riders leave from Fred Hutch and head to the Seattle Ferry Terminal.
Stage 1
February 29
to
Fall 2016
Denny Network project Construction of the Denny substation network will begin on Minor Avenue and on Stewart Street. The contractor plans to begin by installing two large vaults – one on Minor Avenue and one on Stewart Street just south of Minor Avenue. They then plan to connect the vaults with underground duct banks. Work will proceed in this manner down Stewart Street to 6th Avenue. This stage of work is expected to be complete in the third quarter of 2016.
June 27
to
July 29
24/7
Westbound Virginia St. between Minor Ave. and Boren Ave. will be closed for duct bank installation, and to stage material and equipment.
June 27
to
August 21
24/7
The south curb lane on Stewart St. between 8th Ave. and 7th Ave. will be closed to stage material and equipment.
July 25 - 27
10AM - 7PM
Crews will close the left two lanes on Stewart St. between 8th Ave. and 9th Ave. during the installation of a duct bank.
July 13
to
August 7
24/7
Northbound Minor Ave. closed between Stewart St. and Virginia St. to stage material and equipment. 
July 25
to
August 4
24/7
Westbound Virginia St. closed between Boren Ave. and Terry Ave. during the installation of an underground vault.  Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during non-peak hours.
July 25 - 28
9AM - 3PM
Northbound Westlake Ave. N. reduced to one lane at Harrison St. during potholing for utilities, soil characterization, and settlement monitoring.
July 29
and
August 1
9AM - 3PM
Terry Ave. N. and Harrison St. will be reduced to one lane in each direction during potholing for utilities, soil characterization, and settlement monitoring.
April 4 Denny Substation project Pontius Ave. N. permanently closed between Denny Way and John St.
May 2016
through
July 2016
Crews continue excavating and hauling inside the construction fencing. Work hours are 7AM to 7PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM Saturday.
May 2016
through
August 16
24/7
Eastbound John St. closed between Minor Ave. N. and Yale Ave. N. during the  installation of water and sewer lines.  Work hours are 7AM to 7PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM Saturday.
May 2016
through
August 16
24/7
Minor Ave. N. closed between Denny Way and John St. during the  installation of water and sewer lines. Work hours are 7AM to 7PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM Saturday.
August 3 & 4
9PM - 5AM
Westbound Denny Way closed between Stewart St. and Minor Ave. N. during underground utility work.  Westbound traffic will be detoured to Stewart St. and Boren Ave.
August 5 & 6
11PM - 5AM
Westbound Denny Way closed between Stewart St. and Minor Ave. N. during underground utility work.  Westbound traffic will be detoured to Stewart St. and Boren Ave.
August 7
24/7
Westbound Denny Way closed between Stewart St. and Minor Ave. N. during underground utility work.  Westbound traffic will be detoured to Stewart St. and Boren Ave.
May 23
to
Fall 2017
24/7
Yesler Bridge Rehabilitation Project begins The Seattle Department of Transportation will be rehabilitating the Yesler Way Bridge, located at the intersection of Yesler Way and Terrace St over 4th Ave S, starting as soon as May 2016 and lasting through fall 2017.  Traffic impacts will include: Yesler Way closed in both directions between 3rd Ave. and midway between 5th Ave. and 6th Ave; Terrace St. closed to through traffic, open to local access; 4th Ave. will have ongoing lane closures and occasional full nighttime and weekend closures; sidewalks on either side of 4th Ave. will have alternating closures; transit and bicycle detours in the project area.
Until further notice
24/7
Elliott Bay Seawall Project Traffic on Alaskan Wy. S./Alaskan Wy. will be shifted to beneath the Viaduct between S. King St. and Pike St.  Traffic will also be shifted to the east side of Alaskan Wy. between Pike St. and Virginia St.
Until further notice
24/7
As seawall construction expands to the area adjacent to Colman Dock, ferry access for bicyclists and vehicles will shift to Yesler Wy.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via the Marion St. pedestrian bridge, and at street-level between Marion and Columbia St.
Until further notice
24/7
The Marion St. driveway at the Colman Dock shifts north, between Marion St. and Madison St.  During this time most vehicles will exit Colman Dock at Yesler Wy.  All trucks over 30' must exit at Yesler Wy.  Vehicular traffic directed to exit at the Marion St. driveway will turn right or left onto Alaskan Wy.  
October 5 2015
to
June 30 2016
Construction resumes on the waterfront between University St. and Madison St.
January 4
to
mid-2017
Seawall construction begins between Pine and Pike Streets.  Impacts include: removal of on-street parking and trees between Virginia St. and Pike St; removal of the sidewalk on the west side of street; installation of a water treatment facility at Virginia St. and Alaskan Wy.  Access to the Seattle Aquarium, Waterfront Park, and businesses will remain open.
Until Further Notice SR 99 Tunnel Project Parking under the Alaskan Way Viaduct is permanently closed between S King St and Pike St.
Until Further Notice Alaskan Way S.  is closed between S Atlantic St and Madison St until further notice.  Two-way traffic has been re-routed under the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Railroad Way S via 1st Ave S.
Until the SR 99 Tunnel opens to traffic 6th Ave N is closed between Thomas St and Republican St.  Harrison St is closed between Aurora Ave N and Broad St.  Republican St is closed between Aurora Ave N and 6th Ave N.
Until Further Notice 505 Madison St.
Madison Centre

SW corner of 5th & Madison
37-story office tower

Estimated completion: Sept. 2016
Intermittent sidewalk and curb lane closures on the east side of 5th Ave. between Madison St. and Marion St, on the south side of Madison St. from 5th east to the alley, and on the north side of Marion St. from 5th east to the alley.
Until Further Notice 811 5th Ave.
The Mark

NW corner of 5th & Columbia
43-story high rise tower

Estimated completion: April 2017
24/7 closure of sidewalk and curb lane on the west side of 5th Ave. between Marion St. and Columbia St, and on the north side of Columbia St. between 5th Ave. and 4th Ave.  Closure of west travel lane on 5th between Marion and Columbia during working hours.
Until Further Notice 204 Pine St.
2nd Ave. between Pine and Stewart
40-story apartment building
Opening: 2017
Construct 40-story tower.  Intermittent closure of sidewalk and curb lane on the east side of 2nd Ave. between Stewart St. and Pine St, and on the north side of Pine St. between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.  The alley to the east will also be closed.
Until Further Notice
24/7
2301 6th Ave.

707 residential units with ground-floor retail.

Opening: 2015
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the east side of 5th Ave. between Battery St. and Bell St, the south side of Battery St. between of 5th Ave. and 6th Ave, the north side of Bell St. between of 6th Ave. and 5th Ave, and the west side of 6th Ave. between Bell St. and Battery St.
Until Further Notice
24/7
2021 7th Ave.
2101 7th Ave.

Block 14 & 19
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on 7th Ave. between Lenora St. and Westlake Ave, on Lenora St. between of 7th Ave. and 6th Ave, on 6th Ave. between Lenora St. and Virginia St, on Virginia St. between 6th Ave. and Westlake Ave, on Westlake Ave. between 7th Ave. and Westlake Ave, and on Blanchard St. between 6th Ave. and 7th Ave.
Until Further Notice 1901Western Ave.
MarketFront

Retail space and apartment building
Sidewalk, curb lane, and southbound travel lane on the west side of Western Ave, south of Pine St, closed for construction activities.
East Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 27 23rd Ave. between E. Cherry St. and E. Union St. is now open to two-way traffic Work on 23rd Ave. between E. Cherry St. and E. Union St. is now restored to two-way traffic.  Some intermittent work is still required to complete work, including additional sidewalk work, pole installation, electrical work, and landscaping.
July 27
to
mid-August
Annual microsurfacing of residential streets begins in several Seattle neighborhoods Beginning in late July and through mid-August, SDOT will microsurface selected streets in several neighborhoods throughout the city.  Two to three weeks before work begins in a given area, residents will receive a flyer at their door indicating when the work will take place and a reminder of the preparations needed. A final reminder notification will also be delivered 2 to 3 days before the work begins
July 30 & 31
2AM - 10AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Up to two lanes of northbound I-5 between Lakeview Blvd. E. and NE 45th St. will be closed during bridge deck work.
August 3 & 4
11:59PM - 3:30AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 between Lakeview Blvd. E. and E. Roanoke St. Up to two lanes of northbound I-5 between Lakeview Blvd. E. and E. Roanoke St. will be closed during guardrail repair.
August 13 & 14
2AM - 10AM
Lane closures on southbound I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 between NE 45th St. and Lakeview Blvd. E. will be closed during bridge deck work.
August 14
7:30AM - 11AM
Lake Union 10K Run will start in the northbound lanes of Westlake Ave. N. adjacent to Lake Union Park.  Course will run clockwise around Lake Union using streets and trails.
August 14 BEGO Ethiopian Cultural Music and Arts Festival Event will close E. Cherry St. between 25th Ave. and MLK Jr. Way S.
January 2015
Through
early 2017
WSDOT I-90 Two-Way Transit and HOV Operations - Stage 3 Project will add an HOV lane in each direction of the outer roadway between Seattle and Mercer Island; build an eastbound HOV direct access exit ramp at Island Crest Way on Mercer Island; Upgrade I-90 tunnels fire and life safety systems in Seattle and Mercer Island; prepare the center roadway for Sound Transit's 14-mile East Link rail extension from Seattle to Redmond.
Until further notice
9PM - 5AM
Intermittent nighttime lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-90 between I-5 and Bellevue during dowel bar retrofit.
June 2015
to
Spring 2017
23rd Ave. Corridor Project
Phase 1 - S. Jackson St. to E. John St.
A Seattle Department of Transportation project that will improve safety and mobility for drivers, pedestrians and transit riders. The project includes: modifying 23rd Ave. from a four-lane street to a three-lane street - one lane in each direction with a center left-turn lane (key intersections will stay four lanes); repaving 23rd Ave;
widening sidewalks to at least five feet and repairing broken and buckling sidewalks; installing new streetlights; upgrading traffic signals to give transit priority at key locations; consolidating bus stops to improve transit speed; replacing a 100 year-old water main that runs underneath 23rd Ave. 
Zone A
June 2016
Work on 23rd Ave. between E. Yesler Wy. and E. Cherry St. is now restored to two-way traffic.  Some intermittent work is still required to complete work on Zone A, including additional sidewalk work, pole installation, electrical work, and landscaping.
Zone B
July 27 2016
Work on 23rd Ave. between E. Cherry St. and E. Union St. is now restored to two-way traffic.  Some intermittent work is still required to complete work on Zone B, including additional sidewalk work, pole installation, electrical work, and landscaping.
Zone C
June 1 2016
to
early 2017
Northbound traffic lanes on 23rd Ave. closed between E. Union St. and E. Madison St. while crews install new storm drains, and replace the street and sidewalks.  Northbound traffic will be detoured to Martin Luther King Jr. Way.  Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.
North Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 27
to
mid-August
Annual microsurfacing of residential streets begins in several Seattle neighborhoods Beginning in late July and through mid-August, SDOT will microsurface selected streets in several neighborhoods throughout the city.  Two to three weeks before work begins in a given area, residents will receive a flyer at their door indicating when the work will take place and a reminder of the preparations needed. A final reminder notification will also be delivered 2 to 3 days before the work begins
July 29
8PM - 11:30PM
Clips Beer and Film Festival At Gas Works Park.
August 12
4PM - 10PM
Obliteride Friday's kickoff celebration will take place at Gas Works Park from 4PM to 10PM.
August 14
7:30AM - 11AM
Lake Union 10K Run will start in the northbound lanes of Westlake Ave. N. adjacent to Lake Union Park.  Course will run clockwise around Lake Union using streets and trails.
August 14
8AM - 5PM
Obliteride 50 mile, 25 mile, and 10 mile riders leave from Fred Hutch and head to Gas Works Park.
January 25
through
September 2016
24/7
Aurora Bridge Painting Project The sidewalk on the east side of the Aurora Bridge will be closed for approximately 8 months while crews repaint the bridge.
July 27
to
August 11
9PM - 5AM
Crews will intermittently close the two right northbound lanes on the Aurora Bridge during material staging for the bridge painting project.
August 1 - 12
6:30AM - 2PM
Crews will intermittently close the right northbound lane on the Aurora Bridge during material staging for the bridge painting project.
May 31
to
Summer 2016
Meridian Ave. N Paving and Safety Improvements Project begins As early as May 31, the Seattle Department of Transportation plans to repave Meridian Ave N between N 103rd St and N 112th St.  As part of this project, SDOT will install safety improvements to enhance the travel experience of people walking, biking, or using transit along this busy north-south corridor.  Project will: repave the roadway; install traffic signal upgrades; install new concrete landing pads at bus stops; install new stormwater detention system; add buffer lanes between bike and  driving lanes.  Work is expected to last three months.
June 22
to
September
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Seattle City Light Project -
Equipment install near Green Lake
Crews will intermittently close parking and travel lanes on East Green Lake Dr. N. between Orin Ct. N. and Green Lake Dr. N. during the installation of equipment on power poles.
Until Further Notice 1301 Dexter Ave. N.
Leeward

296-unit apartment building

Opening: 2017
Intermittent sidewalk, parking lane, and bike lane closures on the west side of Dexter Ave. N. between Lee St. and Comstock St.
Northeast Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 27
to
mid-August
Annual microsurfacing of residential streets begins in several Seattle neighborhoods Beginning in late July and through mid-August, SDOT will microsurface selected streets in several neighborhoods throughout the city.  Two to three weeks before work begins in a given area, residents will receive a flyer at their door indicating when the work will take place and a reminder of the preparations needed. A final reminder notification will also be delivered 2 to 3 days before the work begins
July 29 8PM
to
August 1 5AM
University Bridge closed University Bridge will be fully closed to traffic while crews grind off the old pavement, inspect and repair expansion joints, and repave the roadway.
July 30 & 31
2AM - 10AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Up to two lanes of northbound I-5 between Lakeview Blvd. E. and NE 45th St. will be closed during bridge deck work.
August 5 8PM
to
August 8 5AM
University Bridge closed University Bridge will be fully closed to traffic while crews grind off the old pavement, inspect and repair expansion joints, and repave the roadway.
August 6 - 7 SalmonFest Seattle 2016 Event will close 28th Ave. NE between NE 125th St. and NE 127th St.  Event hours are 11AM - 7PM Saturday, and 11AM - 5PM Sunday.
August 6
6PM - 9PM
Lake City Pioneer Days Grand Parade On Lake City Way NE between NE 135th St. and NE 123rd St.  Kid's Parade starts at 6PM, Grand Parade at 7PM.
August 13 & 14
2AM - 10AM
Lane closures on southbound I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 between NE 45th St. and Lakeview Blvd. E. will be closed during bridge deck work.
August 14
8AM - 5PM
Obliteride 50 mile, 25 mile, and 10 mile riders leave from Fred Hutch and head to Gas Works Park.
March 14
to
Fall 2016
7AM - 5PM
Roosevelt Way NE Paving and Safety Improvements project begins SDOT will repave and install pedestrian and transit improvements along Roosevelt Way NE between NE 65th Street and the University Bridge, beginning in mid-March. A protected bike lane will also be constructed as part of the project.
July 12
to
Mid-August
7AM - 5PM
Crews are currently working in Zone C (NE 53rd St. to NE 45th St).  Roosevelt Wy. NE will be reduced to one lane of traffic during weekday non-peak hours.  Two lanes will be open during weekday peak-hours (7-9AM and 3-6PM).  Work in Zones A and B is substantially complete.  Work is expected to take 4 - 6 weeks.
July 29
to
August 1
Full weekend closure of University Bridge.
August 5 - 8 Full weekend closure of University Bridge.
October 26
to
Summer 2016
24/7
Burke-Gilman Trail closed between 15th Ave. NE and Rainier Vista Crews will close the Burke-Gilman Trail on the UW campus between 15th Ave. NE and Rainier Vista for approximately 9 months during trail improvements.  Construction will also close the Hitchcock pedestrian and bicycle bridge over NE Pacific St, and relocate a bus stop from NE Pacific St. to 15th Ave. NE.
Until further notice Sound Transit
Northgate Link Extension Project
Northgate Station
Parking is temporarily removed on the west side of 1st Ave. NE between NE 92nd St. and NE 95th St.
Until further notice The North Seattle Park-and-Ride lot and interim Park-and-Ride lot located near the former Marie Callender's restaurant in Northgate will close Monday, March 17.  The new interim Park-and-Ride will be located at the NW corner of NE 103rd St. and 5th Ave. NE.
October 1
through
2019
Sound Transit
Northgate Link Extension Project
Roosevelt Station
NE 66th St. and NE 67th St. between 12th Ave. NE and Roosevelt Wy. NE closed to through traffic.  The sidewalk and parking lane on the west side of 12th Ave. NE between NE 65th St. and NE 68th St. will also be closed.
Through
2020
Sound Transit
Northgate Link Extension Project
University District Station
Brooklyn Ave. NE closed between NE 45th St. and NE 43rd St.  NE 43rd St. closed between Brooklyn Ave. NE and the alley to the west.  NE 43rd St. eastbound only between Brooklyn Ave. NE and the alley to the east.
September 2015
to
Summer 2017
SR520 West Approach Bridge North Project 24th Ave. E. overpass closed to pedestrians and bicyclists during project.
July
to
August 13
10PM - 5AM
Two right lanes of westbound SR520 floating bridge closed intermittently just east of Foster Island.  
Northwest Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 27
to
mid-August
Annual microsurfacing of residential streets begins in several Seattle neighborhoods Beginning in late July and through mid-August, SDOT will microsurface selected streets in several neighborhoods throughout the city.  Two to three weeks before work begins in a given area, residents will receive a flyer at their door indicating when the work will take place and a reminder of the preparations needed. A final reminder notification will also be delivered 2 to 3 days before the work begins
July 31
8AM - 5PM
3rd Ave. NW closed between NW 107th St. and NW 104th St. 3rd Ave. NW closed between NW 107th St. and NW 104th St. while crews repave the roadway.  Metro access will be maintained.
August 5 - 7 Magnolia Summerfest At West Magnolia Playground.  Event will also close W. Smith St. between 34th Ave. W. and 32nd Ave. W.
August 6
10:30AM - 12PM
Magnolia Seafair Kid's Parade Parade starts at 34th Ave. W. & W. Barrett St.  Parade route is south on 34th to W. McGraw St, east on McGraw to 32nd Ave. W, and north on 32nd to W. Raye St.
August 13
8AM - 3:30PM
Magnolia Village Car Show Event will close W. McGraw St. between 32nd Ave. W. and 34th Ave. W. from 7AM to 4PM.  Event hours are 8AM to 3:30PM
SODO Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 30
7AM - 1PM
Lane closures on 5th Ave. S. at S. King St. 5th Ave. S. will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic at S. King St. while crews repave the roadway.
July 30
11AM - 4PM
Private Event At CenturyLink Field.  Expect congestion and delays near the venue.
July 30
7:30PM - 11PM
Seafair Torch Light Parade Annual parade along 4th Ave. from the Seattle Center to Pioneer Square.  Expect heavy traffic and congestion in Downtown.
July 31
1PM - 3PM
Seattle Sounders vs. LA Galaxy At CenturyLink Field.
August 1
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox At Safeco Field.
August 2
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox At Safeco Field.
August 3
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox At Safeco Field.
August 4
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox At Safeco Field.
August 5
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. LA Angels At Safeco Field.
August 6
6:10PM - 9PM
Seattle Mariners vs. LA Angels At Safeco Field.  Ken Griffey Jr. number retirement ceremony will take place prior to the game.
August 7
1:10PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. LA Angels At Safeco Field.
August 8
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers At Safeco Field.
August 9
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers At Safeco Field.
August 10
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers At Safeco Field.
August 12 Guns N Roses concert At CenturyLink Field.
August 14
4PM - 6PM
Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake At CenturyLink Field.
May 23
to
Fall 2017
24/7
Yesler Bridge Rehabilitation Project begins The Seattle Department of Transportation will be rehabilitating the Yesler Way Bridge, located at the intersection of Yesler Way and Terrace St over 4th Ave S, starting as soon as May 2016 and lasting through fall 2017.  Traffic impacts will include: Yesler Way closed in both directions between 3rd Ave. and midway between 5th Ave. and 6th Ave; Terrace St. closed to through traffic, open to local access; 4th Ave. will have ongoing lane closures and occasional full nighttime and weekend closures; sidewalks on either side of 4th Ave. will have alternating closures; transit and bicycle detours in the project area.
Until further notice
24/7
Elliott Bay Seawall Project Traffic on Alaskan Wy. S./Alaskan Wy. will be shifted to beneath the Viaduct between S. King St. and Pike St.  Traffic will also be shifted to the east side of Alaskan Wy. between Pike St. and Virginia St.
Until further notice
24/7
As seawall construction expands to the area adjacent to Colman Dock, ferry access for bicyclists and vehicles will shift to Yesler Wy.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via the Marion St. pedestrian bridge, and at street-level between Marion and Columbia St.
Until further notice
24/7
The Marion St. driveway at the Colman Dock shifts north, between Marion St. and Madison St.  During this time most vehicles will exit Colman Dock at Yesler Wy.  All trucks over 30' must exit at Yesler Wy.  Vehicular traffic directed to exit at the Marion St. driveway will turn right or left onto Alaskan Wy.  
October 5 2015
to
June 30 2016
Construction resumes on the waterfront between University St. and Madison St.
January 4
to
mid-2017
Seawall construction begins between Pine and Pike Streets.  Impacts include: removal of on-street parking and trees between Virginia St. and Pike St; removal of the sidewalk on the west side of street; installation of a water treatment facility at Virginia St. and Alaskan Wy.  Access to the Seattle Aquarium, Waterfront Park, and businesses will remain open.
Until Further Notice SR 99 Tunnel Project Parking under the Alaskan Way Viaduct is permanently closed between S King St and Pike St.
Until Further Notice Alaskan Way S.  is closed between S Atlantic St and Madison St until further notice.  Two-way traffic has been re-routed under the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Railroad Way S via 1st Ave S.
Until the SR 99 Tunnel opens to traffic 6th Ave N is closed between Thomas St and Republican St.  Harrison St is closed between Aurora Ave N and Broad St.  Republican St is closed between Aurora Ave N and 6th Ave N.
Until Further Notice
24/7
255 S. King St.
(North Lot of CenturyLink Field)

278 room hotel with office, retail, and parking

Estimated completion: May 2017
Construct two towers connected by podium for hotel, office, convention center, parking garage and retail space.
Until Further Notice
24/7
400 S. Jackson St.

120-unit apartment with ground-floor retail

Opening: Q4 2016
Construct 7 story mixed use building.  Intermittent sidewalk and travel lane closure on  the east side of 4th Ave. S. north of S. Jackson St.
Until Further Notice
24/7
424 S. Main St.

Estimated completion: Dec. 2015
Construct 7 story mixed use building.  Intermittent sidewalk and curb lane closures on  the east side of 4th Ave. S. north of S. Main St, and on the north side of S. Main St. east of 4th Ave. S.
Until Further Notice
24/7
200 Occidental Ave. S.

8-story office building

Estimated completion: Q4 2016
Construct 8-story office building.  Intermittent sidewalk and parking lane closure on  the north side of S. Main St. between Occidental Ave. S. and the alley to the east, on the south side of S. Washington St. between Occidental Ave. S. and the alley to the east, and a portion of the alley between Main and Washington.
Until Further Notice
24/7
504 5th Ave. S.

Convert Publix Hotel in apartments with retail space

Opening: Q4 2016
Intermittent sidewalk and parking lane closure on the east side of 5th Ave. S. between S. King St. and S. Weller St, the south side of S. King St. between 5th Ave. S. and 6th Ave. S, and the north side of S. Weller St. between 5th Ave. S. and 6th Ave. S.
West Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 16
to
Summer 2016
Fauntleroy Expressway Bearing Pad Replacement Project begins Beginning in mid-May, the Seattle Department of Transportation will be replacing the bearing pads on the Fauntleroy Expressway (West Seattle Freeway) from just west of the Delridge Way on/off ramp westward to where the road turns south (where the road is no longer a bridge).  Traffic impacts will include: nighttime bridge closures five nights per week (Sunday night to Friday morning); the bridge will be closed west of Delridge Way from 9 PM until 5 AM the next morning (on evenings when the Mariners or Sounders are playing, the bridge closure will be delayed until 11 PM); temporary closure of the parking underneath the sections of bridge being worked upon day and night, as well as a temporary closure of the Metro bus stop located at this location.
South Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 27
to
mid-August
Annual microsurfacing of residential streets begins in several Seattle neighborhoods Beginning in late July and through mid-August, SDOT will microsurface selected streets in several neighborhoods throughout the city.  Two to three weeks before work begins in a given area, residents will receive a flyer at their door indicating when the work will take place and a reminder of the preparations needed. A final reminder notification will also be delivered 2 to 3 days before the work begins
July 29 10PM
to
August 1 5AM
Southbound I-5 reduced to two lanes south of Seattle Southbound I-5 reduced to two lanes between Tukwila and Des Moines during repairs to broken concrete panels.  Expect heavy congestion on southbound I-5 south of Seattle.
July 31
9AM - 8PM
Pista sa Nayon Annual Filipino American community celebration at Seward Park Amphitheater.
August 5 - 7 Seafair Weekend At Genesee Park and along Lake Washington Blvd. S.  Event hours are 8:30AM - 6PM Friday and Saturday, and 7:30AM - 6PM Sunday.
August 5 - 7 Umoja Fest Africatown Heritage Festival At Judkins and Sam Smith Parks.
August 6
12PM - 3AM
GPK Event will close Airport Way S. between Corson Ave. S. and 13th Ave. S. from 12PM to 3AM.  Event hours are 6PM to 1:30AM.
August 6
1PM
Umoja Fest African Heritage Parade Parade starts at 23rd & E. Cherry St.  Parade route will go east on Cherry St. to MLK Way S, south on MLK to S. Jackson St, west on Jackson St. to 23rd, and south on 23rd to Judkins Park.
August 12 10PM
to
August 15 5AM
Southbound I-5 reduced to two lanes south of Seattle Southbound I-5 reduced to two lanes between Tukwila and Des Moines during repairs to broken concrete panels.  Expect heavy congestion on southbound I-5 south of Seattle.
August 13
11AM - 4:30PM
Rainier Valley Heritage Festival Parade and Festival Parade will take place on Rainier Ave. S. between S. Orcas St. and S. Alaska St. from 11AM to 12:30PM.  Festival will follow parade from 12:30PM to 4:30PM.
August 13
12:30PM - 4:30PM
Seattle Summer Parkways - Rainier Valley Event will close Rainier Ave. S. and 44th Ave. S. between Rainier Playfield and Othello Park.
August 14
8AM - 5PM
Obliteride 50 mile, 25 mile, and 10 mile riders leave from Fred Hutch and head to Gas Works Park.
February 2016
to
late Summer 2016
South Park 14th & Concord Sewer Improvement Project Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is installing a new pipe and drainage structures to increase capacity for stormwater and sewage, and reduce flooding in the South Park neighborhood. The pipe will run under 14th Ave. S, between S. Concord and S. Donovan St, and west under S. Donovan St. to 12th Ave. S.  Anticipated impacts include: traffic on 14th Ave. S. will be reduced to two lanes and shifted east; no on-street parking along 14th Ave. S. between S. Donovan and S. Concord Streets; S. Donovan St. between 14th and 12th Ave. S. will be local access only; no on-street parking on S. Donovan St. between 12th and 14th Ave. S; temporary closures of sidewalks; temporary closures of driveways.
As early as
May 31 2016
As early as May 31, crews will begin repaving S. Donovan St. and installing new sidewalks.  As early as June 6, crews will begin repaving 14th Ave. S. and installing new sidewalks.
South Lake Union Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 30
9AM - 5PM
Seattle Dragon Boat Festival At Lake Union Park.
July 30
7:30PM - 11PM
Modest Mouse concert At KeyArena.
July 30
7:30PM - 11PM
Seafair Torch Light Parade Annual parade along 4th Ave. from the Seattle Center to Pioneer Square.  Expect heavy traffic and congestion in Downtown.
August 8 - 13 Dota 2 Championships 2016 At KeyArena.
August 12
11AM - 11PM
South Lake Union Block Party At South Lake Union Discovery Center (Denny Way & Westlake Ave. N).  
August 13
7AM - 7:30AM
Obliteride Two-day, 85 mile, and 100 mile riders leave from Fred Hutch and head to the Seattle Ferry Terminal.
August 14
7:30AM - 11AM
Lake Union 10K Run will start in the northbound lanes of Westlake Ave. N. adjacent to Lake Union Park.  Course will run clockwise around Lake Union using streets and trails.
August 14
8AM - 5PM
Obliteride 50 mile, 25 mile, and 10 mile riders leave from Fred Hutch and head to Gas Works Park.
Stage 1
February 29
to
Fall 2016
Denny Network project Construction of the Denny substation network will begin on Minor Avenue and on Stewart Street. The contractor plans to begin by installing two large vaults – one on Minor Avenue and one on Stewart Street just south of Minor Avenue. They then plan to connect the vaults with underground duct banks. Work will proceed in this manner down Stewart Street to 6th Avenue. This stage of work is expected to be complete in the third quarter of 2016.
June 27
to
July 29
24/7
Westbound Virginia St. between Minor Ave. and Boren Ave. will be closed for duct bank installation, and to stage material and equipment.
June 27
to
August 21
24/7
The south curb lane on Stewart St. between 8th Ave. and 7th Ave. will be closed to stage material and equipment.
July 25 - 27
10AM - 7PM
Crews will close the left two lanes on Stewart St. between 8th Ave. and 9th Ave. during the installation of a duct bank.
July 13
to
August 7
24/7
Northbound Minor Ave. closed between Stewart St. and Virginia St. to stage material and equipment. 
July 25
to
August 4
24/7
Westbound Virginia St. closed between Boren Ave. and Terry Ave. during the installation of an underground vault.  Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during non-peak hours.
July 25 - 28
9AM - 3PM
Northbound Westlake Ave. N. reduced to one lane at Harrison St. during potholing for utilities, soil characterization, and settlement monitoring.
July 29
and
August 1
9AM - 3PM
Terry Ave. N. and Harrison St. will be reduced to one lane in each direction during potholing for utilities, soil characterization, and settlement monitoring.
April 4 Denny Substation project Pontius Ave. N. permanently closed between Denny Way and John St.
May 2016
through
July 2016
Crews continue excavating and hauling inside the construction fencing. Work hours are 7AM to 7PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM Saturday.
May 2016
through
August 16
24/7
Eastbound John St. closed between Minor Ave. N. and Yale Ave. N. during the  installation of water and sewer lines.  Work hours are 7AM to 7PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM Saturday.
May 2016
through
August 16
24/7
Minor Ave. N. closed between Denny Way and John St. during the  installation of water and sewer lines. Work hours are 7AM to 7PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM Saturday.
August 3 & 4
9PM - 5AM
Westbound Denny Way closed between Stewart St. and Minor Ave. N. during underground utility work.  Westbound traffic will be detoured to Stewart St. and Boren Ave.
August 5 & 6
11PM - 5AM
Westbound Denny Way closed between Stewart St. and Minor Ave. N. during underground utility work.  Westbound traffic will be detoured to Stewart St. and Boren Ave.
August 7
24/7
Westbound Denny Way closed between Stewart St. and Minor Ave. N. during underground utility work.  Westbound traffic will be detoured to Stewart St. and Boren Ave.
Until Further Notice SR 99 Tunnel Project Parking under the Alaskan Way Viaduct is permanently closed between S King St and Pike St.
Until Further Notice Alaskan Way S.  is closed between S Atlantic St and Madison St until further notice.  Two-way traffic has been re-routed under the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Railroad Way S via 1st Ave S.
Until the SR 99 Tunnel opens to traffic 6th Ave N is closed between Thomas St and Republican St.  Harrison St is closed between Aurora Ave N and Broad St.  Republican St is closed between Aurora Ave N and 6th Ave N.
Early January
to
Summer 2016
7AM - 4PM
Westlake Ave. N. Cycle Track Project Construction on the Westlake Cycle Track is scheduled to begin in early January.  The first phase of the work will take place on the east side of the Westlake Ave. N. parking area adjacent to the sidewalk, between Crockett St. and Wheeler St.
24/7
Until further notice
WSDOT North Access Project Sidewalk on east and west side of Aurora Ave. N. closed between Harrison St. and Mercer St.
24/7
Until further notice
Republican St. closed between Aurora Ave. N. and Dexter Ave. N.  Local Access from Dexter Ave. N. to alley only.
24/7
Until further notice
Westbound Republican St. closed between Dexter Ave. N. and Aurora Ave. N.  Local Access to King 5 driveway only.
Until Further Notice
24/7
1101 Westlake Ave. N.

6-story office building

Opening: December 2015
24/7 closure of west sidewalk and adjacent southbound travel lane for construction activities.
Until Further Notice
24/7
400 Dexter Ave. N.

11-story office building with ground floor commercial space

Opening: 2017
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on the east side of Dexter Ave. N. between Republican St. and Harrison St, on the south side of Republican from Dexter Ave. N. east to the alley, and on the north side of Harrison St. from Dexter Ave. N. east to the alley.
Until Further Notice
24/7
435 Dexter Ave. N.

294 unit apartment building in a 7-story building

Opening: 2016
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on the west side of Dexter Ave. N. between Republican St. and Harrison St.
Until Further Notice
24/7
222 Fairview Ave. N.

7-story apartment building with retail space

Opening: 2017
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on the east side of Fairview Ave. N. between Thomas St. and John St., the north side of John St. east of Fairview Ave. N, and the south side of Thomas St. east of Fairview Ave. N.
Until Further Notice
24/7
221 Minor Ave. N.

7-story apartment building with retail space

Opening: 2017
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on the west side of Minor Ave. N. between Thomas St. and John St., the north side of John St. west of Minor Ave. N, and the south side of Thomas St. west of Minor Ave. N.
Until Further Notice
24/7
300 Boren Ave. N. - Troy Block

Two office building with retail space and underground parking

Opening: 2017
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on the streets bounded by project: Fairview Ave. N, Thomas St, Boren Ave. N, and Harrison St.
Through
December 2015
400 Boren Ave. N.

Estimated completion: December 2015
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the east side of Boren Ave. N. between Republican St. and Harrison St, and the south side of Republican St. east of Boren Ave. N.
Until Further Notice
24/7
400 Fairview Ave. N.

13 floor office building with ground-floor retail and 5 floors of underground parking.

Opening: 2016
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the east side of Fairview Ave. N. between Republican St. and Harrison St, on the south side of Republican east of Fairview, and on the north side of Harrison east of Fairview.
Until Further Notice
24/7
500 Fairview Ave. N.

BioMed Realty Research Center

Opening: 2016
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the east side of Fairview Ave. N. north of Republican St, and the north side of Republican St. east of Fairview Ave. N.
Until Further Notice
24/7
501 Fairview Ave. N. - Urban Union

12-story office and retail space, with parking for 375 vehicles

Opening: 2016
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the west side of Fairview Ave. N. north of Republican St, and the north side of Republican St. west of Fairview Ave. N.
SR 99 Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 25 - 29
10AM - 2PM
Lane closure on southbound SR99 at Valley St, Raye St, and Comstock St. Crews will close the right lane of southbound SR99 at three locations while completing fiber cable work.
Until Further Notice SR 99 Tunnel Project Parking under the Alaskan Way Viaduct is permanently closed between S King St and Pike St.
Until Further Notice Alaskan Way S.  is closed between S Atlantic St and Madison St until further notice.  Two-way traffic has been re-routed under the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Railroad Way S via 1st Ave S.
Until the SR 99 Tunnel opens to traffic 6th Ave N is closed between Thomas St and Republican St.  Harrison St is closed between Aurora Ave N and Broad St.  Republican St is closed between Aurora Ave N and 6th Ave N.
January 25
through
September 2016
24/7
Aurora Bridge Painting Project The sidewalk on the east side of the Aurora Bridge will be closed for approximately 8 months while crews repaint the bridge.
July 27
to
August 11
9PM - 5AM
Crews will intermittently close the two right northbound lanes on the Aurora Bridge during material staging for the bridge painting project.
August 1 - 12
6:30AM - 2PM
Crews will intermittently close the right northbound lane on the Aurora Bridge during material staging for the bridge painting project.
24/7
Until further notice
WSDOT North Access Project Sidewalk on east and west side of Aurora Ave. N. closed between Harrison St. and Mercer St.
24/7
Until further notice
Republican St. closed between Aurora Ave. N. and Dexter Ave. N.  Local Access from Dexter Ave. N. to alley only.
24/7
Until further notice
Westbound Republican St. closed between Dexter Ave. N. and Aurora Ave. N.  Local Access to King 5 driveway only.
I-5 / I-90 / SR520 Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 29 10PM
to
August 1 5AM
Southbound I-5 reduced to two lanes south of Seattle Southbound I-5 reduced to two lanes between Tukwila and Des Moines during repairs to broken concrete panels.  Expect heavy congestion on southbound I-5 south of Seattle.
July 29 11:59PM
to
July 30 5AM
Southbound I-5 closed at the Stewart St/Denny Way off-ramp Crews will close southbound I-5 at the Stewart St/Denny Way off-ramp during testing of the fire suppression system under the Convention Center.  A signed detour will be in place (Stewart to 5th to Sprint).  The Mercer St. and Yale Ave. N/Howell St. on-ramps to southbound I-5 will also be closed.  The I-5 Express Lanes will remain in the southbound direction during this closure.
July 30 & 31
2AM - 10AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Up to two lanes of northbound I-5 between Lakeview Blvd. E. and NE 45th St. will be closed during bridge deck work.
August 3 & 4
11:59PM - 3:30AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 between Lakeview Blvd. E. and E. Roanoke St. Up to two lanes of northbound I-5 between Lakeview Blvd. E. and E. Roanoke St. will be closed during guardrail repair.
August 4 - 7 I-90 closed between I-5 and Mercer Island I-90 will be closed between I-5 and Mercer Island during the Seafair Airshow, featuring the Blue Angels.  I-90 will be closed from 1:15PM to 2:40PM Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  An additional closure will take place Thursday between 9:30AM and 12PM.
August 5 - 7 Seafair Weekend At Genesee Park and along Lake Washington Blvd. S.  Event hours are 8:30AM - 6PM Friday and Saturday, and 7:30AM - 6PM Sunday.
August 12 10PM
to
August 15 5AM
Southbound I-5 reduced to two lanes south of Seattle Southbound I-5 reduced to two lanes between Tukwila and Des Moines during repairs to broken concrete panels.  Expect heavy congestion on southbound I-5 south of Seattle.
August 13 & 14
2AM - 10AM
Lane closures on southbound I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 between NE 45th St. and Lakeview Blvd. E. will be closed during bridge deck work.
January 2015
Through
early 2017
WSDOT I-90 Two-Way Transit and HOV Operations - Stage 3 Project will add an HOV lane in each direction of the outer roadway between Seattle and Mercer Island; build an eastbound HOV direct access exit ramp at Island Crest Way on Mercer Island; Upgrade I-90 tunnels fire and life safety systems in Seattle and Mercer Island; prepare the center roadway for Sound Transit's 14-mile East Link rail extension from Seattle to Redmond.
Until further notice
9PM - 5AM
Intermittent nighttime lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-90 between I-5 and Bellevue during dowel bar retrofit.
September 2015
to
Summer 2017
SR520 West Approach Bridge North Project 24th Ave. E. overpass closed to pedestrians and bicyclists during project.
July
to
August 13
10PM - 5AM
Two right lanes of westbound SR520 floating bridge closed intermittently just east of Foster Island.  



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