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SEATTLE AREA CONSTRUCTION LOOK AHEAD

Last Update: June 23, 2016

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HIGHLIGHTS

June 24 - 25: President Obama visits Seattle; expect congestion in Downtown Seattle near venues the President will be at, and delays when the presidential motorcade is moving.

June 24 - 26: Pride Weekend events will close streets on Capitol Hill and in Downtown Seattle. Pride Parade starts at 11AM Sunday at 4th & Union.

June 25: Greenwood Car Show will close Greenwood Ave. N. between N. 65th St. and N. 90th St.

June 25: Sounders host the New York Red Bulls at 2PM at CenturyLink Field; Mariners host the St. Louis Cardinals at 7:10PM at Safeco Field.

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 19 - 24
8PM - 5AM
Lane closures on southbound 2nd Ave. between University St. and Seneca St. Crews will reduce 2nd Ave. to one southbound lane between University St. and Seneca St. during the installation of an electrical vault.
June 23 9PM
to
June 24 6AM
Olive Way closed between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. Crews will fully close Olive Way between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. during construction work on Macy's.
June 25 & 26
7AM - 9PM
Terry Ave. closed between Howell St. and Stewart St. Crews will close Terry Ave. between Howell St. and Stewart St. during the installation of a tower crane.
June 24 - 25 President Obama visit to Seattle SPD will set up exclusions zones around the Westin Hotel (Friday to Saturday), and around the Washington State Convention Center (Friday only).  Expect congestion and delays when the presidential motorcade is moving.
June 24
6PM - 11:59PM
SAM Party in the Park Fundraising event Seattle Art Museum at Olympic Sculpture Park.
June 26
11AM - 3:30PM
Seattle Pride Parade Annual parade will start at 4th Ave. & Union St. at 11AM.  Route will follow 4th Ave. north to Denny Way, ending at 2nd Ave. N. & Denny Way.  Parade staging will close 4th Ave. between James St. and Union St. starting at 7AM.
June 26
to
July 1
8PM - 5AM
Lane closures on southbound 2nd Ave. between University St. and Seneca St. Crews will reduce 2nd Ave. to one southbound lane between University St. and Seneca St. during the installation of an electrical vault.
June 27
to
July 1
8PM - 6AM
Lane closures on Denny Way between Yale Ave. and Minor Ave. Crews will close traffic lanes on westbound Denny Way between Yale Ave. and Minor Ave. during underground utility work.  One lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.
July 5 - 16
8PM - 5AM
Lane closures on southbound 2nd Ave. between University St. and Seneca St. Crews will reduce 2nd Ave. to one southbound lane between University St. and Seneca St. during the installation of an electrical vault.
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.
April 5
to
June 28
24/7
Northbound Minor Ave. closed between Stewart St. and Virginia St. to stage material and equipment, and to install a duct bank. 
June 5
to
July 15
24/7
Westbound Virginia St. closed between Minor Ave. and Boren Ave. during the installation of new electrical vault and duct bank.
June 20 -23
9AM - 7PM
Lane closures on Stewart St. between Boren Ave. and Terry Ave. during ductbank installation.  Boren Ave. will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Stewart St.
June 24 7:30PM
to
June 25 5AM
Lane closures on Stewart St. between Boren Ave. and Terry Ave. during ductbank installation.  Boren Ave. will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Stewart St.
May 2016
through
July 2016
Denny Substation project Crews will continue preparing for shoring wall installation and will begin demolishing the paved surfaces inside the construction fencing. An electrical vault will be installed on John St. just east of Minor Ave. N. Installation of a new sewer and water line will also begin on John St. Construction will begin on John St. near Minor Ave. N. and progress east to Yale Ave. N.  Work hours are 7AM to 5:30PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM on Saturdays.
April 4 Seattle City Light will permanently close Pontius Ave. N. between Denny Way and John St. as part of the Denny Substation Project.
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
June 24 - 26 Wildrose Pride Event will close E. Pike St. between Broadway and 12th Ave. from 5AM Friday to 6AM Monday.  Event also closes 11th Ave. between E. Pike St. and E. Union St.
June 25
10AM - 11PM
Capitol Hill Pride Festival Rally Event will close Broadway E. between E. Roy St. and E. John St. 6AM to 11:59PM.  Event hours are 10AM to 11PM.
June 25
12PM - 9PM
Seattle PrideFest Capitol Hill At Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill.  Event will also close E. Denny Wy. adjacent to the Park.
June 25
5PM - 8PM
Seattle Dyke March Annual march on Capitol Hill.  Rally begins at 5PM at Seattle Central College Plaza.  At 7PM SPD will escort the march on a route around Capitol Hill, ending at Cal Anderson Park.
June 26
7AM - 11:59PM
Cuff Pride Day Celebration Annual event will close 13th Ave. between E. Pike St. and E. Pine St.
July 10
8AM - 12PM
See Jane Run Half Marathon and 5K Race starts and finishes at Gas Works Park.  Course will run on streets and trails around Lake Union.  Half Marathon starts at 8AM, and the 5K starts at 8:30AM.
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 lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-90 between I-5 and Bellevue during dowel bar retrofit.
July 8 11PM
to
July 11 5AM
Eastbound I-90 traffic between Seattle and Bellevue will be diverted to the I-90 Express Lanes.
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
March 14 2016
to
early 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
November 30
to
Fall 2016
E. Cherry St. to E. Union St.  Work includes: full northbound closure of 23rd Avenue (23rd Avenue will be reduced to one southbound lane while work is taking place in a zone); northbound detours to Martin Luther King Jr Way; multiple weekend closures at major intersections; occasional night work; short-term driveway closures and sidewalk detours; temporary loss of parking on side streets.
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
June 22
to
August 5
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Parking and travel lane closures on E. Green Lake Dr. N. 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.
June 25
8AM - 4PM
Greenwood Car Show Annual car show in the Greenwood neighborhood will close Greenwood Ave. N. between N. 65th St. and N. 90th St.
July 4
12PM - 11PM
Seafair Summer Forth Annual 4th of July Celebration at Gas Works Park, with fireworks over Lake Union at 10:20PM.
July 9
11AM - 1PM
Wallingford Family Parade Parade starts at 11AM on N. 45th St. at Interlake Ave. N, runs east along N. 45th St, and ends at Bagley Ave. N.
July 10
8AM - 12PM
See Jane Run Half Marathon and 5K Race starts and finishes at Gas Works Park.  Course will run on streets and trails around Lake Union.  Half Marathon starts at 8AM, and the 5K starts at 8:30AM.
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.
Through
July 10
No road closures scheduled through July 10.
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.
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 9 &10
10AM - 5PM
Wedgewood Art Festival Art festival at Our Lady of the Lake Parish and School in the Wedgewood neighborhood of North Seattle.
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.
May 9
to
June 10
7AM - 5PM
Crews are currently working in Zone B (NE Ravenna Blvd. to NE 53rd 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 Zone A is substantially complete.
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.
February 16
to
June 5
9PM - 6AM
SR520 West Approach Bridge North Project The right lane of westbound SR520 between the West Connection Bridge and Montlake Blvd. will be closed nightly while crews haul out demolition materials.  Work will take place Monday through Thursday nights and occasional Saturdays.
June 27 - 30
9PM - 6AM
The right lane of eastbound SR520 just east of Foster Island will be closed nightly during decommissioning activities on the floating bridge.
September 2015
to
Summer 2017
24th Ave. E. overpass closed to pedestrians and bicyclists during project.
Northwest Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 20 - 24
8AM - 2PM
Lane closures on the Magnolia Bridge Single eastbound and westbound lane closures on the Magnolia Bridge during maintenance work on the bridge.  One lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.
July 9 - 10 Ballard SeafoodFest Annual festival will close streets in Downtown Ballard from 8PM on Friday to 11:30PM on Sunday.  Event hours are 11AM to 10PM Saturday, and 11AM to 9PM Sunday.
July 9
8AM - 11AM
Crown of Queen Anne Fun Run/Walk Annual run/walk to benefit the Queen Anne Helpline and neighbors in need.  Course will loop around the top of Queen Anne Hill.
SODO Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 20 - 24
9PM - 3AM
Lane closures on 1st Ave. S. at S. King St. Crews will close traffic lanes on the east side of 1st Ave. S. at S. King St. while installing a new water line.
June 24
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. St. Louis Cardinals At Safeco Field.
June 25
2PM - 4PM
Seattle Sounders vs. New York Red Bulls At CenturyLink Field.
June 25
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. St. Louis Cardinals At Safeco Field.
June 26
1:10PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. St. Louis Cardinals At Safeco Field.
June 28
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Pittsburgh Pirates At Safeco Field.
June 29
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Pittsburgh Pirates At Safeco Field.
June 30
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles At Safeco Field.
July 1
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles At Safeco Field.
July 2
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles At Safeco Field.
July 3
1:10PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles At Safeco Field.
July 5
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Seattle Sounders vs. West Ham United At CenturyLink Field.
July 9
12PM - 2PM
Seattle Sounders vs. LA Galaxy 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
June 21 - 26
24/7
Southbound 26th Ave SW closed between SW Barton St. and SW Cambridge St. Crews will close southbound 26th Ave. SW between  SW Barton St. and SW Cambridge St. while replacing concrete panels.  Metro buses and local access will be allowed to use northbound lanes only.
June 25
10AM - 6PM
Seafair Pirates Landing At Alki Beach Park.  Pirate will land at approximately 2PM.
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
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
June 26
12PM - 8PM
Seattle PrideFest At Seattle Center.
June 27
to
July 1
8PM - 6AM
Lane closures on Denny Way between Yale Ave. and Minor Ave. Crews will close traffic lanes on westbound Denny Way between Yale Ave. and Minor Ave. during underground utility work.  One lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.
July 6
4AM - 8PM
Terry Ave. N. closed between Denny Way and John St. Crews will close Terry Ave. N. closed between Denny Way and John St. during the erection of a tower crane.
July 10
7AM - 6PM
Republican St. closed between Boren Ave. N. and Terry Ave. N. Crews will close Republican St. between Boren Ave. N. and Terry Ave. N. during the erection of a tower crane.
July 10
8AM - 12PM
See Jane Run Half Marathon and 5K Race starts and finishes at Gas Works Park.  Course will run on streets and trails around Lake Union.  Half Marathon starts at 8AM, and the 5K starts at 8:30AM.
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.
April 5
to
June 28
24/7
Northbound Minor Ave. closed between Stewart St. and Virginia St. to stage material and equipment, and to install a duct bank. 
June 5
to
July 15
24/7
Westbound Virginia St. closed between Minor Ave. and Boren Ave. during the installation of new electrical vault and duct bank.
June 20 -23
9AM - 7PM
Lane closures on Stewart St. between Boren Ave. and Terry Ave. during ductbank installation.  Boren Ave. will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Stewart St.
June 24 7:30PM
to
June 25 5AM
Lane closures on Stewart St. between Boren Ave. and Terry Ave. during ductbank installation.  Boren Ave. will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Stewart St.
May 2016
through
July 2016
Denny Substation project Crews will continue preparing for shoring wall installation and will begin demolishing the paved surfaces inside the construction fencing. An electrical vault will be installed on John St. just east of Minor Ave. N. Installation of a new sewer and water line will also begin on John St. Construction will begin on John St. near Minor Ave. N. and progress east to Yale Ave. N.  Work hours are 7AM to 5:30PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM on Saturdays.
April 4 Seattle City Light will permanently close Pontius Ave. N. between Denny Way and John St. as part of the Denny Substation Project.
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.
April
to
June 2016
Seattle City Light Project -
Electrical Improvements along Harrison St.
Crews will close Harrison St. between Dexter Ave. N. and 9th Ave. N. during the installation of a new electrical vaults and duct banks.  Work hours are 9AM to 3PM weekdays, and 9AM to 5PM weekends.
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 King5 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
June 23
10PM - 5AM
Lane closure on southbound SR99 between Valley St. and Mercer St. Crews will close the right lane of southbound SR99 between Valley St. and Mercer St. while completing signal pole work.
June 27 & 28
10PM - 5AM
Lane closure on northbound SR99 between Thomas St. and Harrison St. Crews will close the right lane of northbound SR99 between Thomas St. and Harrison St. while installing new topsoil.
July 5 - 8
10PM - 5AM
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.
Through
July 10
No road closures scheduled through July 10.
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 King5 driveway only.
I-5 / I-90 / SR520 Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
June 24 - 25 President Obama visit to Seattle SPD will set up exclusions zones around the Westin Hotel (Friday to Saturday), and around the Washington State Convention Center (Friday only).  Expect congestion and delays when the presidential motorcade is moving.
July 6 & 7
11PM - 5AM
Eastbound SR520 closed between Montlake and Bellevue The eastbound lanes of SR520 between Montlake and Bellevue will be closed during demolition work.
July 8 11PM
to
July 11 5AM
Eastbound I-90 closed between Seattle and Bellevue Eastbound I-90 closed between Seattle and Bellevue.  Traffic will be diverted to the express lanes.  The on-ramps from Rainier Ave. S. to eastbound I-90 will also be closed.
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 lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-90 between I-5 and Bellevue during dowel bar retrofit.
July 8 11PM
to
July 11 5AM
Eastbound I-90 traffic between Seattle and Bellevue will be diverted to the I-90 Express Lanes.
February 16
to
June 5
9PM - 6AM
SR520 West Approach Bridge North Project The right lane of westbound SR520 between the West Connection Bridge and Montlake Blvd. will be closed nightly while crews haul out demolition materials.  Work will take place Monday through Thursday nights and occasional Saturdays.
June 27 - 30
9PM - 6AM
The right lane of eastbound SR520 just east of Foster Island will be closed nightly during decommissioning activities on the floating bridge.
September 2015
to
Summer 2017
24th Ave. E. overpass closed to pedestrians and bicyclists during project.



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