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SEATTLE AREA CONSTRUCTION LOOK AHEAD

Last Update: June 22, 2017

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HIGHLIGHTS

June 23 - 25: Numerous street closures on Capitol Hill for Pride Weekend events.

June 23 - 26: Ramp and lane closures on northbound I-5 between SeaTac and Tukwila.

June 24 & 25: Northbound I-5 reduced to two lanes on the Ship Canal Bridge Saturday and Sunday morning.

June 24: Greenwood Car Show will close Greenwood Ave. N. between N. 90th St. and N. 67th St.

June 25: Annual Seattle Pride Parade on 4th Ave. in downtown Seattle.

June 30 - July 3: 4th Ave. S. closed between S. Washington St. and Jefferson St.

July 7 - 8: Full closure of northbound I-5 through downtown Seattle Friday night.

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 22
through July
24/7
Blanchard St. closed between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. Crews will fully close Blanchard St. between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. during underground utility work and roadway restoration.
June 22
6PM
Black Lives Matter - March for Justice Rally and march starts at Westlake Park at 6PM.
June 24
5AM - 9PM
8th Ave. closed between Blanchard St. and Westlake Ave. Crews will fully close 8th Ave. closed between Blanchard St. and Westlake Ave. during the removal of a soil conveyor system.
June 24
7AM - 3PM
2nd Ave. closed between Pine St. and Pike St. Crews will fully close 2nd Ave. between Pine St. and Pike St. during crane work.
June 24
7AM - 10PM
Virginia St. closed between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. Crews will fully close Virginia St. between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. during underground utility work.
June 24
7PM - 11:59PM
Party in the Park Annual fundraiser for Seattle Art Museum.  At Olympic Sculpture Park.
June 25
11AM - 3PM
Seattle Pride Parade 43rd annual Seattle Pride Parade along 4th Ave. in Downtown Seattle.  Parade begins at 4th & Union at 11AM, and ends at 2nd & Denny near the Seattle Center.  Parade staging will take place on 4th Ave. between Cherry St. and Union St.  Street closures begin at 7AM.
June 26
through
July
6AM - 3PM
weekdays
Lane closures on Western Ave. between Marion St. and Spring St. Crew will close the northbound traffic lanes on Western Ave. between Marion St. and Spring St. during roadway restoration work.  One southbound lane will be maintained.
June 26 - 28
8PM - 5AM
Lane closures on Alaskan Wy. between S. Washington St. and Madison St. Crew will close traffic lanes on Alaskan Wy. between S. Washington St. and Madison St. while restriping the roadway.  When work is complete, vehicle access to the ferry queueing area will be via Madison St.  Passenger-only ferry access will not change.  Driver exits from Colman Dock remain at Yesler Way or Marion St.
June 29 11PM
to
June 30 5AM
Lane and ramp closures on northbound I-5 in downtown Seattle Northbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane under the Washington State Convention Center during testing of fire suppression systems.  In addition, the University St. on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed.
June 30 9PM
to
July 3 5AM
4th Ave. S. closed between S. Washington St. and Jefferson St. Crews will close 4th Ave. S. between S. Washington St. and Jefferson St. during
June 30 11PM
to
July 1 5AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 in downtown Seattle Northbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane under the Washington State Convention Center during testing of fire suppression systems.  In addition, the Cherry St. on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed.
June 30
to
July 1
Street closures in downtown Seattle for large concrete mat pour Crews will fully close the following streets in downtown Seattle during a large concrete mat pour: 7th & 8th Ave. (Lenora to Westlake), Lenora St. (7th Ave. to Westlake Ave.).
July 2
11AM - 3PM
Impeachment March - Seattle Seattle Center to Federal Building via 2nd Ave.
July 7 11PM
to
July 8 5AM
Southbound I-5 closed in downtown Seattle All lanes on southbound I-5 closed through downtown Seattle during testing of the fire suppression system under the Washington State Convention Center.  Southbound traffic will be detoured off I-5 at Stewart St.  In addition, the Mercer St. and Yale Ave. on-ramps to SB I-5 will also be closed.
July 8
to
July 9
Pike St. closed between 1st Ave. and 3rd Ave. Crews will fully close Pike St. between 1st Ave. and 3rd Ave. during underground utility work.  Two lanes on 2nd Ave. will be maintained.
May 2
to
early-2018
3rd Ave. Arterial Paving Project The Seattle Department of Transportation will repave 3rd Ave. through Belltown (Virginia St to Broad St).  Construction is currently slated to begin on Tuesday, May 2.  Crews will work from south to north, with the project area divided into four construction zones.  Work must be substantially complete in one zone before the contractor moves onto the next.
Zone 1
May 2
through
June 2017
The first zone will be from Virginia to mid-block north of Lenora.  They will initially work on the center lanes in this zone, with traffic restricted to a single curb lane of traffic in each direction.  This work is expected to take about two weeks to complete, after which construction will shift to the east side of 3rd Ave, with a single lane of traffic in each direction on the west side of the street.  These traffic configurations will remain in place 24/7 until this phase of construction has been completed.
January 2017
to
Fall 2017
2nd Ave. Mobility Improvements Project The Seattle Department of Transportation is making traffic signal improvements and extending the existing 2-way protected bike lane along 2nd Ave from Pike St to Denny Way. These improvements will organize the street and move people more efficiently.  Construction will start in early 2017 and the new protected bike lane is scheduled to open in fall 2017.
February 13
to
June 28
Sidewalk, parking lane, and traffic lane restrictions on 2nd Ave. between Denny Way and Pike St. during potholing for underground utilities, and signal and foundation work.  During working hours, one lane will remain open at all times north of Lenora St; two lanes will remain open south of Lenora St. Work hours are 7AM to 6PM weekdays.  Intermittent lane closures on cross-streets are also possible during working hours.
March 2017
to
July 2017
Seattle City Light Project -
6th Ave. & Cherry St. Duct Bank Installation Project
Seattle City Light plans to install a duct bank between existing electrical vaults at 6th Ave. and Cherry St.  During the last phase of this project, crews will work on the intersection of 6th Ave. and Cherry St., and continue into the south side of Cherry St.  During work hours, 6th Ave. and Cherry St. will be reduced to two lanes. Parking may also be restricted.  Work hours are 9AM to 3PM weekdays, and 9AM to 6PM weekends.
February 29 2016
to
mid-2018
Denny Network project City Light's contractor, Shimmick Construction Company, Inc., began construction of the Denny Substation network on February 29, 2016. Work on the network will be completed in six stages. Each stage will begin with the installation of vaults, followed by the installation of a duct bank system that will connect the vaults. Street restoration will conclude each stage.  The project is expected to be complete by mid-2018.
June 19
to
July 2
7AM - 5PM
Virginia St. reduced to one lane between 7th Ave. and 8th Ave. during duct bank installation.  7th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
June 19 - 25
24/7
Westbound Virginia St. closed at 9th Ave. during duct bank installation.  Eastbound Virginia St. reduced to one lane between 8th Ave. and 9th Ave.  9th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
June 19
to
July 7
7AM - 3PM
Westbound Virginia St. closed at Boren Ave. during roadway restoration work.  Eastbound Virginia St. will be reduced to one lane between Terry Ave. and 9th Ave.  9th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
May 16
to
June 23
24/7
From 7AM to 3PM, 7th Ave. closed at Lenora St. during repairs to a water main line.  From 3PM to 7AM, Lenora St. reduced to one lane between Lenora and Virginia.
June 29
to
July 14
7AM - 5PM
Lenora St. reduced to one lane between 6th Ave. and 5th Ave. during duct bank installation.
July 5 - 7
7AM - 5PM
Stewart St. reduced to two lanes at 8th Ave. and 6th Ave. during sidewalk restoration work.  8th Ave. and 6th Ave. reduced to two lanes at Stewart St.
June 19  - 23
24/7
Lane closures at Harrison St. & Pontius Ave. N. during duct bank installation through the intersection.
June 19  - 23
24/7
Westbound Harrison St. closed between Pontius Ave. N. and Minor Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
June 19  - 23
7AM - 5PM
Lane closures at Harrison St. & Minor Ave. N. during duct bank installation through the intersection.
June 19  - 22
7AM - 5PM
Lane closures at Thomas St. & Minor Ave. N. during duct bank installation through the intersection.
June 19  - 23
9AM - 3PM
Eastbound Republican St. closed between 9th Ave. N. and Westlake Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
June 23  - 30
9AM - 3PM
Eastbound Republican St. closed between Westlake Ave. N. and Terry Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
June 23  - 30
7AM - 3PM
Eastbound Harrison St. closed between Westlake Ave. N. and Terry Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
June 19  - 30
7AM - 5PM
Westbound Harrison St. closed between Boren Ave. N. and Terry Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
April 4, 2016 Denny Substation project Pontius Ave. N. permanently closed between Denny Way and John St.
Until further notice
24/7
Crews continue excavating and hauling inside the substation work site. Work hours are 7AM to 7PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM Saturday.
April 11
to
June 29
24/7
Minor Ave. N. closed between John St. and Denny Wy. during duct bank installation.
April 11
to
June 29
24/7
John St. closed between Minor Ave. N. and Pontius Ave. N. during the installation of a new electrical vault.
June 12
to
July 22
9PM - 5AM
Crews will close the eastbound lanes on Denny Way nightly between Fairview Ave. N. and Stewart St. during duct bank installation.
June 12
to
July 22
9PM - 5AM
Crews will close Yale Ave. nightly between Denny Way and Stewart St. during installation of a new electrical vault.
June 12
to
July 22
6AM - 8PM
Crews will close the right lane on Yale Ave. between Denny Way and Stewart St. during installation of a new electrical vault.
May 2016
to
Fall 2017
24/7
Yesler Bridge Rehabilitation Project 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 1201 2nd Ave.
2+U

1st & 2nd Ave. between University and Seneca; Seneca & University between 1st and 2nd

38-story office building
Opening: 2019
Construct 38-story office building.  Intermittent closure of sidewalk, parking, and travel lanes on 1st and 2nd Ave. between Seneca St. and University St, and on Seneca and University St. between 1st and 2nd Ave.
Until Further Notice 505 Madison St.
Madison Centre

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

Estimated completion: 2017
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

Opening: 2017
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
June 23 - 25 Wildrose Pride Event will close E. Pike St. between 10th and 11th Avenues, a 11th Ave. between E. Pike St. and E. Union St.  Event hours are 6PM - 2AM Friday, and 1PM - 2AM Saturday and Sunday.
June 23
5PM - 10PM
Trans Pride Seattle 2017 In and around Cal Anderson Park.  March on streets around the park begins at 6PM, followed by festivities in the park until 10PM.
June 24
12PM - 8PM
PrideFest Capitol Hill At Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill.  Event will also close Broadway between John St. and Roy St. from 6AM to 11:59PM.  Event hours are 12PM to 8PM.
June 24
5PM - 9PM
Seattle Dyke March 23rd annual rally & march.  Rally begins at 5PM at Seattle Central Community College (Pine & Broadway), followed by 7pm march through Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.
July 4
12PM - 11PM
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Seafair Summer 4th 4th of July celebrations at Gas Works Park and Lake Union Park, followed by a fireworks show over Lake Union.  Fireworks start at 10:20PM and last approximately 20 minutes.
July 9
7:30AM - 12PM
See Jane Run Courses start and end at Gas Works Park.  Half marathon walk begins at 7:30AM; half marathon run begins at 8AM; 5K run begins at 8:30AM; Kid's race begins at 10:30AM.
January 9
to
Summer 2017
Seattle City Light Project -
E. Union St. Underground Conversions Project
A Seattle City Light contractor will be working in the Capitol Hill neighborhood to install underground electrical conduit, vaults and associated equipment in parts of E. Union St. from 10th to 11th Ave. This work is aligned with the City of Seattle’s ordinance to underground power lines in this area.  Work is expected to last 5 months.
January 9
to
February 2017
Stage 1
On E. Union St, crews will work on one side of the street at a time during construction.  Customers can expect temporary travel lanes, parking restrictions, sidewalk and bike lane impacts within this work zone.  This phase of work is anticipated for completion in late-February 2017.
February 2017
to
late-April 2017
Stage 2
Crews are continuing their work for Stage 2 along East Union Street and 10th Ave.   Customers can expect temporary travel lanes, parking restrictions, sidewalk and bike lane impacts within this work zone.  This phase of work is anticipated for completion in late-April 2017.
mid-March 2017
to
early-May 2017
Stage 3
Stage 3 work will occur on 11th Ave. between E. Union St. and E. Madison St.   Customers can expect temporary travel lanes, parking restrictions, sidewalk and bike lane impacts within this work zone.  This phase of work is anticipated for completion in early-May 2017.
May - June 2017
Stage 4
Stage 4 work will occur on E. Union St. between 11th Ave. and 12th Ave.   Customers can expect temporary travel lanes, parking restrictions, sidewalk and bike lane impacts within this work zone.
early-June 2017
Stage 5
Stage 5 work will occur on 11th Ave. between E. Pike St. and E. Union St.   Customers can expect temporary travel lanes, parking restrictions, sidewalk and bike lane impacts within this work zone.
January 2015
Through
June 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.
North Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 24
8AM - 4PM
Greenwood Car Show Event will close Greenwood Ave. N. between N. 90th St. and N. 67th St. from 6AM to 6PM.  Event hours are 8AM to 4PM.
June 30
5PM - 10PM
Beer Camp on Tour Craft beer festival at Gas Works Park.
July 4
12PM - 11PM
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Seafair Summer 4th 4th of July celebrations at Gas Works Park and Lake Union Park, followed by a fireworks show over Lake Union.  Fireworks start at 10:20PM and last approximately 20 minutes.
July 8
11AM - 1PM
Wallingford Family Parade Annual community parade on N. 45th St. between Interlake Ave. N. and Bagley Ave. N.
July 9
7:30AM - 12PM
See Jane Run Courses start and end at Gas Works Park.  Half marathon walk begins at 7:30AM; half marathon run begins at 8AM; 5K run begins at 8:30AM; Kid's race begins at 10:30AM.
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
June 22 9:30PM
to
June 23 5AM
NE 103rd St. closed between 1st Ave NE to 3rd Ave. NE Crews will close NE 103rd St. between 1st Ave NE to 3rd Ave. NE while installing girders.  Local Access to the Northgate Transit Station will be maintained.
July 4
8:30PM - 11PM
Firecracker 5000 5K At Magnuson Park.  8:30PM kids 400-meter dash followed by 5K run & walk at 9PM.
July 9
7:30AM - 12PM
See Jane Run Courses start and end at Gas Works Park.  Half marathon walk begins at 7:30AM; half marathon run begins at 8AM; 5K run begins at 8:30AM; Kid's race begins at 10:30AM.
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, 2016.  The new interim Park-and-Ride will be located at the NW corner of NE 103rd St. and 5th Ave. NE.
Until further notice Upcoming construction of the Northgate light rail station will occupy space in the Northgate Park-and-Ride (West).  Fencing will go up around the middle section of the West lot as early as Dec. 7, 2016.  To offset the loss of those stalls, the north end of the former North Seattle Park & Ride will reopen on the west side of 1st Ave NE between NE 100th and 103rd Streets. 
May 19
to
mid-June
9:30PM - 5AM
weekdays
Crews will close 1st Ave. NE nightly between NE 95th St. and NE 100th St. during the installation of a new sewer line.  Local Access will be maintained at all times.  Work is expected to take approximately one month to complete.
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.
May 22
to
July 6
9PM - 6AM
weekdays
Westbound SR520 intermittently reduced to one lane at night between Bellevue and Montlake Blvd. during fire protection installation. 
Northwest Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 24
7AM - 3PM
2nd Ave. W. closed between W. Thomas St. and W. John St. Crews will fully close 2nd Ave. W. between W. Thomas St. and W. John St. during crane work.
July 7 - 9 Ballard Seafoodfest Annual summer festival in Ballard.  Festival hours are 5PM - 10PM Friday, 11AM - 10PM Saturday, and 11AM - 9PM Sunday.
July 9
7:30AM - 12PM
See Jane Run Courses start and end at Gas Works Park.  Half marathon walk begins at 7:30AM; half marathon run begins at 8AM; 5K run begins at 8:30AM; Kid's race begins at 10:30AM.
SODO Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 22
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers At Safeco Field.
June 23
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros At Safeco Field.  A short fireworks show follows the game.
June 24
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros At Safeco Field.
June 25
1:10PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros At Safeco Field.
June 26 - 28
8PM - 5AM
Lane closures on Alaskan Wy. between S. Washington St. and Madison St. Crew will close traffic lanes on Alaskan Wy. between S. Washington St. and Madison St. while restriping the roadway.  When work is complete, vehicle access to the ferry queueing area will be via Madison St.  Passenger-only ferry access will not change.  Driver exits from Colman Dock remain at Yesler Way or Marion St.
June 27
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Philadelphia Phillies At Safeco Field.
June 28
12:40PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Philadelphia Phillies At Safeco Field.
June 28
3PM - 6PM
Southbound SR99 exit to S. Atlantic St. closed SPD will close the southbound SR99 exit to S. Atlantic St. for approximately one hour following the weekday afternoon Mariner game.
June 30 9PM
to
July 3 5AM
4th Ave. S. closed between S. Washington St. and Jefferson St. Crews will close 4th Ave. S. between S. Washington St. and Jefferson St. during
July 1
5PM - 7PM
Mexico National Football Team vs. Paraguay At CenturyLink Field.
July 3
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals At Safeco Field.
July 4
3:40PM - 7PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals At Safeco Field.
July 5
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals At Safeco Field.
July 6
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland A's At Safeco Field.
July 7
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland A's At Safeco Field.
July 8
1PM - 3PM
Seattle Sounders vs. Eintracht Frankfurt At CenturyLink Field.  
July 8
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland A's At Safeco Field.
July 9
1:10PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland A's At Safeco Field.
May 2016
to
Fall 2017
24/7
Yesler Bridge Rehabilitation Project 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.
Early - May 2017
to
Mid-July 2017
Seattle City Light Project -
S. Main St. Reliability Upgrade Project
Lane, parking, and pedestrian restrictions on S. Main St. between 1st Ave. S. and Occidental Ave. S. during replacement of existing underground electrical conduits.  During work in the 1st & Main intersection, lanes will be reduced and detours in effect (intersection work will take place on weekends only). Work hours are 9AM to 3PM weekdays, and 9AM to 6PM weekdays.
June 12
through
August 2017
Puget Sound Energy gas line relocation project in Pioneer Square In advance of construction of SDOT’s Center City Connector Streetcar project, PSE is working to relocate segments of natural gas pipeline along 1st Ave. S. and S. Jackson St.
Until Further Notice
24/7
255 S. King St.
(North Lot of CenturyLink Field)

23-story hotel tower (282 rooms) and an 18-story office tower  with retail and parking

Estimated completion: Mid-2017
Construct two towers connected by podium for hotel, office, convention center, parking garage and retail space.
Until Further Notice
24/7
450 Alaskan Way S.

8-story office building

Estimated completion: Q3 2017
Construct 8-story office building with ground floor retail.  Intermittent sidewalk, parking lane, and travel lane closures on  the north side of S. King St. between Alaskan Way S. and 1st Ave. S.
June 19 - 23
24/7
Crews will close westbound S. King St. between 1st Ave. S. and Alaskan Way S. during roadway restoration work.
June 28 - 30
4AM - 7PM
Crews will fully close S. King St. between 1st Ave. S. and Alaskan Way S. during the removal of a manlift.
Until Further Notice
24/7
589 Occidental Ave. S.
Gridiron Condominiums

11-story/107 units

Estimated completion: Summer 2017
Construct 11-story condominiums with ground floor retail.  Intermittent sidewalk, parking lane, and travel lane closures on  the north side of Railroad Way S. between 1st Ave. S. and Occidental Ave. S, and the west side of Occidental Ave. S, north of Railroad Way S.
West Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 8 Seafair Pirates Landing At Alki Beach.   Due to the unpredictability of the tides, the Seafair Pirates cannot predict exactly what time they’ll land. However, they normally arrive around 1:30 p.m.
South Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 23 8PM
to
June 26 5AM
Lane and ramp closures on northbound I-5 between SeaTac and Tukwila Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes from SR 516 in SeaTac to S. 170th St. in Tukwila from 8PM Friday, June 23, to 5AM Monday, June 26 during concrete pavement replacement.  In addition, the following on-ramps to northbound I-5 will be closed: SR516; Military Road S; S. 188th St.
July 7 8PM
to
July 10 5AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 between SeaTac and Tukwila Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes from SR 516 in SeaTac to S. 170th St. in Tukwila from 8PM Friday, July 7, to 5AM Monday, July 10 during concrete pavement replacement.
May 1
to
September 2017 24/7
Westbound S. Holgate St. closed between Airport Way S. and 8th Ave. S. Crews will close the westbound lanes of S. Holgate St. between Airport Way S. and 8th Ave. S. to replace an existing pedestrian stairway, and install a new sidewalk and ADA ramps.  Traffic will be detoured to S. Massachusetts St. or S. Stacy St.
South Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 22
5PM & 8PM
Seattle School District High School Graduations At Memorial Stadium.
June 24
3AM - 10PM
9th Ave. N. closed between John St. and Thomas St. Crews will fully close 9th Ave. N. between John St. and Thomas St. during the erection of a tower crane.
June 25
11AM - 3PM
Seattle Pride Parade 43rd annual Seattle Pride Parade along 4th Ave. in Downtown Seattle.  Parade begins at 4th & Union at 11AM, and ends at 2nd & Denny near the Seattle Center.  Parade staging will take place on 4th Ave. between Cherry St. and Union St.  Street closures begin at 7AM.
June 25
12PM - 8PM
PrideFest Seattle Center At Seattle Center.
June 28
7AM - 5PM
Republican St. closed between 8th Ave. N. and Dexter Ave. N. Crews will fully close Republican St. closed between 8th Ave. N. and Dexter Ave. N. during concrete pours.
July 1 - 4 Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival At Lake Union Park.
July 1
8PM - 11PM
Queen + Adam Lambert concert At KeyArena.
July 2
11AM - 3PM
Impeachment March - Seattle Seattle Center to Federal Building via 2nd Ave.
July 4
12PM - 11PM
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Seafair Summer 4th 4th of July celebrations at Gas Works Park and Lake Union Park, followed by a fireworks show over Lake Union.  Fireworks start at 10:20PM and last approximately 20 minutes.
July 9
7:30AM - 12PM
See Jane Run Courses start and end at Gas Works Park.  Half marathon walk begins at 7:30AM; half marathon run begins at 8AM; 5K run begins at 8:30AM; Kid's race begins at 10:30AM.
July 9
7:30PM - 11PM
Shawn Mendes concert At KeyArena
February 29 2016
to
mid-2018
Denny Network project City Light's contractor, Shimmick Construction Company, Inc., began construction of the Denny Substation network on February 29, 2016. Work on the network will be completed in six stages. Each stage will begin with the installation of vaults, followed by the installation of a duct bank system that will connect the vaults. Street restoration will conclude each stage.  The project is expected to be complete by mid-2018.
June 19
to
July 2
7AM - 5PM
Virginia St. reduced to one lane between 7th Ave. and 8th Ave. during duct bank installation.  7th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
June 19 - 25
24/7
Westbound Virginia St. closed at 9th Ave. during duct bank installation.  Eastbound Virginia St. reduced to one lane between 8th Ave. and 9th Ave.  9th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
June 19
to
July 7
7AM - 3PM
Westbound Virginia St. closed at Boren Ave. during roadway restoration work.  Eastbound Virginia St. will be reduced to one lane between Terry Ave. and 9th Ave.  9th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
May 16
to
June 23
24/7
From 7AM to 3PM, 7th Ave. closed at Lenora St. during repairs to a water main line.  From 3PM to 7AM, Lenora St. reduced to one lane between Lenora and Virginia.
June 29
to
July 14
7AM - 5PM
Lenora St. reduced to one lane between 6th Ave. and 5th Ave. during duct bank installation.
July 5 - 7
7AM - 5PM
Stewart St. reduced to two lanes at 8th Ave. and 6th Ave. during sidewalk restoration work.  8th Ave. and 6th Ave. reduced to two lanes at Stewart St.
June 19  - 23
24/7
Lane closures at Harrison St. & Pontius Ave. N. during duct bank installation through the intersection.
June 19  - 23
24/7
Westbound Harrison St. closed between Pontius Ave. N. and Minor Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
June 19  - 23
7AM - 5PM
Lane closures at Harrison St. & Minor Ave. N. during duct bank installation through the intersection.
June 19  - 22
7AM - 5PM
Lane closures at Thomas St. & Minor Ave. N. during duct bank installation through the intersection.
June 19  - 23
9AM - 3PM
Eastbound Republican St. closed between 9th Ave. N. and Westlake Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
June 23  - 30
9AM - 3PM
Eastbound Republican St. closed between Westlake Ave. N. and Terry Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
June 23  - 30
7AM - 3PM
Eastbound Harrison St. closed between Westlake Ave. N. and Terry Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
June 19  - 30
7AM - 5PM
Westbound Harrison St. closed between Boren Ave. N. and Terry Ave. N. during duct bank installation intersection.
April 4, 2016 Denny Substation project Pontius Ave. N. permanently closed between Denny Way and John St.
Until further notice
24/7
Crews continue excavating and hauling inside the substation work site. Work hours are 7AM to 7PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM Saturday.
April 11
to
June 29
24/7
Minor Ave. N. closed between John St. and Denny Wy. during duct bank installation.
April 11
to
June 29
24/7
John St. closed between Minor Ave. N. and Pontius Ave. N. during the installation of a new electrical vault.
June 12
to
July 22
9PM - 5AM
Crews will close the eastbound lanes on Denny Way nightly between Fairview Ave. N. and Stewart St. during duct bank installation.
June 12
to
July 22
9PM - 5AM
Crews will close Yale Ave. nightly between Denny Way and Stewart St. during installation of a new electrical vault.
June 12
to
July 22
6AM - 8PM
Crews will close the right lane on Yale Ave. between Denny Way and Stewart St. during installation of a new electrical vault.
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.
Mid-January
to
Spring 2017
Seattle City Light Project -
Harrison St. Electrical Improvements Project
Seattle City Light is working to increase the reliability of the electrical system in the South Lake Union neighborhood by excavating for new electrical vaults and a conduit (duct bank). This work will be done in four stages
January 9
to
early-March 2017
Stage 1
Crews will be breaking street pavement on Harrison St. between Dexter Ave. N. and 8th Ave. N. to install the new electrical vault and conduit. During construction, Harrison St. will be closed to all westbound traffic from Dexter Ave. N. to 8th Ave. N, but open to all eastbound traffic.
early-March 2017
to
late-April 2017
Stage 2
Crews will be breaking street pavement on Harrison St. at 8th Ave. N. to install the new electrical vault and conduit. During construction, one lane of alternating traffic will be open at all times.
Mid-July 2017
Stage 3
On Harrison St. between 8th Ave. N. and 9th Ave. N.  During work hours, Harrison St. will be closed and traffic detoured.
Until Further Notice
24/7
630/609 Boren Ave. N.
Blocks 31/25

Twin 14-story Towers

Opening: Late 2018
Boren Ave. N. between Mercer St. and Valley St. closed for two years during construction of Blocks 31 and 25.
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
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.
Until Further Notice
24/7
400 Fairview Ave. N.

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

Opening: 2017
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
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
June 28
3PM - 6PM
Southbound SR99 exit to S. Atlantic St. closed SPD will close the southbound SR99 exit to S. Atlantic St. for approximately one hour following the weekday afternoon Mariner game.
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.
I-5 / I-90 / SR520 Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 23 8PM
to
June 26 5AM
Lane and ramp closures on northbound I-5 between SeaTac and Tukwila Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes from SR 516 in SeaTac to S. 170th St. in Tukwila from 8PM Friday, June 23, to 5AM Monday, June 26 during concrete pavement replacement.  In addition, the following on-ramps to northbound I-5 will be closed: SR516; Military Road S; S. 188th St.
June 24
2AM - 10AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Crews will close the left two northbound lanes on the I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Saturday morning during roadway maintenance.  In addition, the N. 45th St. on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed.
June 24 11:59PM
to
June 25 6AM
Westbound and eastbound SR520 reduced to one lane between Bellevue and I-5 Westbound and eastbound SR520 will be reduced to one lane between Bellevue and I-5 during sign maintenance work.  Westbound lanes closures will take place first, followed by eastbound lane closures.
June 25
2AM - 10AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Crews will close the right two northbound lanes on the I-5 Ship Canal Bridge Sunday morning during roadway maintenance.  In addition, the Harvard Ave. on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed.
June 25
9:30AM - 3:30AM
Southbound I-5 exit to Union St. closed The southbound I-5 exit to Union St. will be closed during the annual Seattle Pride Parade in downtown Seattle.
June 29 11PM
to
June 30 5AM
Lane and ramp closures on northbound I-5 in downtown Seattle Northbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane under the Washington State Convention Center during testing of fire suppression systems.  In addition, the University St. on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed.
June 30 11PM
to
July 1 5AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 in downtown Seattle Northbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane under the Washington State Convention Center during testing of fire suppression systems.  In addition, the Cherry St. on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed.
July 7 8PM
to
July 10 5AM
Lane closures on northbound I-5 between SeaTac and Tukwila Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes from SR 516 in SeaTac to S. 170th St. in Tukwila from 8PM Friday, July 7, to 5AM Monday, July 10 during concrete pavement replacement.
July 7 11PM
to
July 8 5AM
Southbound I-5 closed in downtown Seattle All lanes on southbound I-5 closed through downtown Seattle during testing of the fire suppression system under the Washington State Convention Center.  Southbound traffic will be detoured off I-5 at Stewart St.  In addition, the Mercer St. and Yale Ave. on-ramps to SB I-5 will also be closed.
January 2015
Through
June 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.
May 22
to
July 6
9PM - 6AM
weekdays
Westbound SR520 intermittently reduced to one lane at night between Bellevue and Montlake Blvd. during fire protection installation. 




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