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SEATTLE AREA CONSTRUCTION LOOK AHEAD

Last updated: July 20, 2017

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HIGHLIGHTS

July 21 - 23: Bite of Seattle at the Seattle Center.

July 21 - 23: Capitol Hill Block Party will close E. Pike St. in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.

July 24: W. Nickerson St. Paving Project begins.

July 25 - 28: Westbound SR520 ramp to southbound I-5 closed nightly for paving.

July 29: Seafair Torchlight Run and Parade in downtown Seattle.

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 29
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.
July 20 7AM
to
July 21 3PM
Lenora St. closed between 4th Ave. and 3rd Ave. Crews will close Lenora St. between 4th Ave. and 3rd Ave. while repaving the roadway.
July 21
7AM - 5PM
Northbound 3rd Ave. closed between Vine St. and Cedar St. Crews will close northbound 3rd Ave. between Vine St. and Cedar St. while repaving the roadway.  Southbound 3rd Ave. will be reduced to one lane.
July 22
6AM - 9AM
Elliott Ave. closed between Bell St. and Blanchard St. Crews will close Elliott Ave. between Bell St. and Blanchard St. during crane work.
July 22 & 23
7AM - 9PM
Stewart St. closed between 2nd Ave. and 1st Ave. Crews will fully close Stewart St. between 2nd Ave. and 1st Ave. during underground utility work.  Two lanes on 2nd Ave. will be maintained.
July 24
to
early August
24/7
Clay St. closed between 4th Ave. and 3rd Ave. Crews will close Clay St. between 4th Ave. and 3rd Ave. during underground utility work and roadway restoration.  
July 24
7AM - 5PM
Northbound 3rd Ave. closed between Vine St. and Cedar St. Crews will close northbound 3rd Ave. between Vine St. and Cedar St. while repaving the roadway.  Southbound 3rd Ave. will be reduced to one lane.
July 24
11PM - 5AM
Lane and ramp closures on northbound I-5 in downtown Seattle Crews will close the left two lanes of northbound I-5 between I-90 and the Washington State Convention Center during survey work.  In addition, the Seneca St. exit will be closed.
July 25
9PM - 4AM
Lane and ramp closures on northbound I-5 in downtown Seattle Crews will close the left lane of northbound I-5 between WSCC and Mercer St. during survey work.  In addition, the University St. on-ramp will be closed.
July 29
6PM - 8PM
Seafair Torchlight Run 5K an 8K runs prior to the Torchlight Parade.  Run staging will close 4th Ave. between Denny Way and Wall St. beginning at 4PM.
July 29
7:30PM - 10PM
Seafair Torchlight Parade Annual parade down 4th Ave. from the Seattle Center to Pioneer Square.
August 2 - 6 Seafair Fleet Week & Boeing Maritime Celebration Along Seattle's waterfront and Pier 90.
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
early August
3rd Ave. reduced to one lane in each direction between Virginia St. and Blanchard St.  Parking restricted on both sides of 3rd Ave.
June 22
through August 4
24/7
Crews will fully close Blanchard St. between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. during underground utility work and roadway restoration.
Zone 2
July
through
early September
3rd Ave. reduced to one lane in each direction between Wall St. and Broad St.  Parking restricted on both sides of 3rd Ave.
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
July 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.
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.
July 17
to
August 4
7AM - 5PM
Virginia St. reduced to one lane between 7th Ave. and 8th Ave. during roadway restoration work.  8th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
June 29
to
July 30
7AM - 5PM
Lenora St. reduced to one lane between 6th Ave. and 5th Ave. during duct bank installation.
July 17
to
August 4
7AM - 5PM
Virginia St. reduced to one lane between 9th Ave. and 8th Ave. during roadway restoration work.  9th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
July 17
to
August 12
24/7
7th Ave. closed at Westlake Ave. from 7AM to 3PM during roadway restoration work; 7th Ave. reduced to one lane between Westlake Ave. and Virginia St. from 3PM to 7AM.
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
August 11
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
August 11
9PM - 5AM
Crews will close Yale Ave. nightly between Denny Way and Stewart St. during installation of a new electrical vault.
June 12
to
August 11
9PM - 5AM
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
July 21 - 23 Capitol Hill Block Party 3-day music and arts festival on E. Pike St.  Event hours are 4PM to 2AM Friday, 2PM to 2AM Saturday, and 2PM to 11PM Sunday.
July 23
6:30AM - 1PM
Swedish Seafair Triathlon & Kid's Triathlon Event starts and finishes in Seward Park.  Course will consist of a .5 mile swim in Lake Washington, followed by a 12 mile bike ride along Lake Washington Blvd, followed by a 5K run in Seward Park.
July 23
11:30AM - 3PM
St. James Cathedral Parish Picnic Event will close Terry Ave. between Columbia St. and Marion St.
July 24 11PM
to
July 25 5AM
Northbound I-5 exit to Lakeview Blvd. closed Crews will close the exit from northbound I-5 to Lakeview Blvd. (Exit 168A) during vegetation control and removal.
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.
Stage 1 - 3 Work is complete in stages 1 - 3.
May - July 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-July 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 New HOV lanes are now open in both directions between Mercer Island and Seattle and the express lanes have permanently closed to traffic.
North Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 26
6PM - 8:30PM
Greenwood Seafair Parade On Greenwood Ave. N. and N. 85th St.
Northeast Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 20
9:30PM - 4:30AM
1st Ave. NE closed between NE 103rd St. and NE 107th St. 1st Ave. NE closed between NE 103rd St. and NE 107th St. during roadway work.
August 5 - 6 SalmonFest Seattle Event will close NE 125th St.
August 5
6PM - 9PM
Lake City Pioneer Parade Parade route is south on Lake City Way NE from NE 135th St. to NE 123rd St.  Kid's parade at 6PM, dog parade at 6:30PM, and Grand Parade at 7PM.
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. 
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.
July 14 - 25
24/7
Southbound right lane closed on Roosevelt Way NE between NE 71st St. and NE 72nd St. while crews restore concrete panels.
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.
Northwest Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 24 W. Nickerson St. Paving Project begins Project will repave W. Nickerson St. between Etruria St. and 13th Ave. W.  Construction is expected to take approximately 6 months to complete.
August 2 - 6 Seafair Fleet Week & Boeing Maritime Celebration Along Seattle's waterfront and Pier 90.
August 4 - 6 Magnolia Summerfest At Magnolia Playfield.  Festival hours are 3PM - 11PM Friday, 10AM - 11PM Saturday, and 10AM - 6PM Sunday.
August 5
10AM - 12PM
Magnolia Summerfest Seafair Parade and Kid's Parade Annual parade on 34th Ave. W, W. McGraw St, and 32nd Ave. W.
SODO Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 20
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. NY Yankees At Safeco Field.
July 21
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. NY Yankees At Safeco Field.
July 22
6AM - 6PM
S. Lander St. closed between 8th Ave. S. and Airport Way S. Crews will close S. Lander St. between 8th Ave. S. and Airport Way S. to remove old railroad tracks and repave the roadway.
July 22
6:10PM - 9PM
Seattle Mariners vs. NY Yankees At Safeco Field.
July 23
1:10PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. NY Yankees At Safeco Field.
July 23
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Seattle Sounders vs. San Jose At CenturyLink Field.
July 23
7PM - 9PM
Chinatown Seafair Parade Parade begins at 8th Ave. S. & S. King St, proceeds west on King to 5th Ave. S, south on 5th to S. Weller St, and east on Weller to 8th Ave. S.
July 24
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox At Safeco Field.
July 25
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox At Safeco Field.
July 26
12:40PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox At Safeco Field.
July 26
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 between 3PM and 6PM following the Mariners game.
July 27 Tournament of Nations  Women's soccer tournament at CenturyLink Field.  Brazil vs. Japan at 4:15PM, followed by USA vs. Australia at 7PM.
July 28
7:10PM - 10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. New York Mets At Safeco Field.
July 29
1:10PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. New York Mets At Safeco Field.
July 29
7:30PM - 10PM
Seafair Torchlight Parade Annual parade down 4th Ave. from the Seattle Center to Pioneer Square.
July 30
1:10PM - 4PM
Seattle Mariners vs. New York Mets At Safeco Field.
August 1
to
October 2017
S. Washington St. closed between 1st Ave. S. and Alaskan Way. S. Crews will close S. Washington St. between 1st Ave. S. and Alaskan Way. S. during the installation of new electrical duct banks.  Local Access will be maintained at all times.  Work hours are 9AM to 3PM weekdays, with intermittent weekend work from 9AM to 6PM.
August 3 - 6 Seattle Art Fair At CenturyLink Field Event Center.  Thursday Preview hours are 3PM to 9PM.  Public hours are 11AM - 7PM Friday and Saturday, and 12PM to 6PM Sunday.
August 7 or 14 4th Ave. S. Paving Project begins Project will repave 4th Ave. S. between S. Royal Brougham Way and S. Spokane St.  Construction is expected to take approximately 6 months to complete.
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 22
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Float Dodger 5K Participants run on California Ave. SW between SW Lander St. and SW Edmunds St.
July 22 & 23 Alki Art Fair 20th annual art fair on the promenade of Alki Beach.  Event hours are 10AM - 9PM Saturday, and 10AM - 6PM Sunday.
July 22
11AM - 2PM
West Seattle Grand Parade On California Ave. SW between SW Lander St. and SW Edmunds St.
South Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 18 - 21
9AM - 6PM
S. Henderson St. closed between 46th Ave. S. and 48th Ave. S. Crews will close S. Henderson St. between 46th Ave. S. and 48th Ave. S. while grinding and repaving the roadway.  Local access will be maintained, however, delays of up to 15 minutes are possible.
July 20 9PM
to
July 21 5AM
Northbound I-5 exit to Columbian Way closed Crews will close the exit from northbound I-5 to Columbian Way (Exit 163) during vegetation control and removal.  The exit to W. Seattle Bridge will remain open.
July 22
6AM - 6PM
S. Lander St. closed between 8th Ave. S. and Airport Way S. Crews will close S. Lander St. between 8th Ave. S. and Airport Way S. to remove old railroad tracks and repave the roadway.
July 23
6:30AM - 1PM
Swedish Seafair Triathlon & Kid's Triathlon Event starts and finishes in Seward Park.  Course will consist of a .5 mile swim in Lake Washington, followed by a 12 mile bike ride along Lake Washington Blvd, followed by a 5K run in Seward Park.
July 30
9AM - 8PM
Pista sa Nayon Filipino American community festival at Seward Park.
August 7 or 14 4th Ave. S. Paving Project begins Project will repave 4th Ave. S. between S. Royal Brougham Way and S. Spokane St.  Construction is expected to take approximately 6 months to complete.
August 4 - 6 Seafair Weekend Festival At Genesee Park.  I-90 will be closed between Merce Island and I-5 when the Blue Angels are flying.
August 4 - 6 Umoja Fest Africatown Heritage Festival Rally At Judkins Park and Sam Smith Park.
August 5 Umoja Fest Africatown Parade Along 23rd Ave. to Judkins Park.
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 Lake Union Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
July 21 - 23 Bite of Seattle Annual food & Beverage festival at Seattle Center.  Event hours are 11AM to 9PM Friday and Saturday, and 11AM to 8PM Sunday.
July 22
12:30PM - 4PM
WNBA All -Star Game At KeyArena.
July 26
8PM - 11PM
Neil Diamond Concert At KeyArena.
July 29
6PM - 8PM
Seafair Torchlight Run 5K an 8K runs prior to the Torchlight Parade.  Run staging will close 4th Ave. between Denny Way and Wall St. beginning at 4PM.
July 29
7:30PM - 10PM
Seafair Torchlight Parade Annual parade down 4th Ave. from the Seattle Center to Pioneer Square.
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.
July 17
to
August 4
7AM - 5PM
Virginia St. reduced to one lane between 7th Ave. and 8th Ave. during roadway restoration work.  8th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
June 29
to
July 30
7AM - 5PM
Lenora St. reduced to one lane between 6th Ave. and 5th Ave. during duct bank installation.
July 17
to
August 4
7AM - 5PM
Virginia St. reduced to one lane between 9th Ave. and 8th Ave. during roadway restoration work.  9th Ave. reduced to one lane at Virginia St.
July 17
to
August 12
24/7
7th Ave. closed at Westlake Ave. from 7AM to 3PM during roadway restoration work; 7th Ave. reduced to one lane between Westlake Ave. and Virginia St. from 3PM to 7AM.
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
August 11
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
August 11
9PM - 5AM
Crews will close Yale Ave. nightly between Denny Way and Stewart St. during installation of a new electrical vault.
June 12
to
August 11
9PM - 5AM
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.
Late-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
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
10:30AM - 12PM
Rolling slowdowns in the northbound lanes of SR99 Viaduct Intermittent rolling slowdowns in the northbound lanes of the SR99 viaduct during the filming of a car commercial.
July 26
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 between 3PM and 6PM following the Mariners game.
July 29
6PM - 8PM
Seafair Torchlight Run 5K an 8K runs prior to the Torchlight Parade.  Run staging will close 4th Ave. between Denny Way and Wall St. beginning at 4PM.  Northbound SR99 will close from 5PM to 7:45PM.
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
July 20 9PM
to
July 21 5AM
Northbound I-5 exit to Columbian Way closed Crews will close the exit from northbound I-5 to Columbian Way (Exit 163) during vegetation control and removal.  The exit to W. Seattle Bridge will remain open.
July 24
11PM - 5AM
Lane and ramp closures on northbound I-5 in downtown Seattle Crews will close the left two lanes of northbound I-5 between I-90 and the Washington State Convention Center during survey work.  In addition, the Seneca St. exit will be closed.
July 24 11PM
to
July 25 5AM
Northbound I-5 exit to Lakeview Blvd. closed Crews will close the exit from northbound I-5 to Lakeview Blvd. (Exit 168A) during vegetation control and removal.
July 25
9PM - 4AM
Lane and ramp closures on northbound I-5 in downtown Seattle Crews will close the left lane of northbound I-5 between WSCC and Mercer St. during survey work.  In addition, the University St. on-ramp will be closed.
July 25 - 28
11PM - 5AM
Westbound SR520 exit to southbound I-5 closed Crews will close the exit from westbound SR520 to southbound I-5 during while repaving the roadway.
July 27 11PM
to
July 28 5AM
Southbound I-5 exit to eastbound SR520 closed Crews will close the exit from southbound I-5 to eastbound SR520 while repaving the roadway.
July 30
5AM - 10AM
Southbound I-5 lane closure on Ship Canal Bridge Crews will close the right southbound lane on I-5 across the Ship Canal Bridge during roadway maintenance.
August 4 - 6 Seafair Weekend Festival At Genesee Park.  I-90 will be closed between Merce Island and I-5 when the Blue Angels are flying.
January 2015
Through
June 2017
WSDOT I-90 Two-Way Transit and HOV Operations - Stage 3 New HOV lanes are now open in both directions between Mercer Island and Seattle and the express lanes have permanently closed to traffic.
September 2015
to
Summer 2017
SR520 West Approach Bridge North Project 24th Ave. E. overpass closed to pedestrians and bicyclists during project.




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