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SEATTLE AREA CONSTRUCTION LOOK AHEAD

Last Update: May 14, 2015

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HIGHLIGHTS

May 14 - 17: Seattle Mariners host the Boston Red Sox at Safeco Field.

May 15 - 18: The eastbound lanes of I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue will be closed Friday night to Monday morning. Traffic will be detoured to the express lanes.

May 15 - 18: Lane closures on 5th Ave. N. between Mercer St. and Denny Wy. Friday night to Monday morning.

May 16: Full closure of 5th Ave. between Marion St. and Columbia St. Saturday.

May 16 & 17: University District Street Fair will close University Way NE Saturday and Sunday.

May 17: Special events will close streets in the Montlake, University, Alki, and Ballard neighborhoods on Sunday.

May 18: Eastbound lanes of SR520 closed Monday night.

May 22 - 25: Northwest Folklife Festival at the Seattle Center next weekend.

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
May 4 - 15
7AM - 4PM
weekdays
Lane closures on Western Ave. between Yesler Wy. and Spring St. Single lane closures on Western Ave. between Yesler Wy. and Spring St. during potholing, sawcutting, and excavation in preparation for the replacement of a water main.
May 16
12:01AM - 7PM
Lane closures on Stewart St. and Minor Ave. Crews will close the south curb lane and adjacent travel lane on Stewart St. between Yale Ave. and Boren Ave. during the erection of a tower crane on Saturday.  Minor Ave. between Howell St. and Stewart St. will also be fully closed during the work.
May 16
3AM - 4PM
Full closure of 5th Ave. between Marion St. and Columbia St. 5th Ave. between Marion St. and Columbia St. will be fully closed Saturday during the installation of a tower crane base.
May 16
5:30AM - 2:30PM
Full closure of Yesler Wy. between James St. and 2nd Ave. Yesler Wy. between James St. and 2nd Ave. will be fully closed Saturday during a crane lift to an adjacent building.
May 16 & 17
7AM - 7PM
Lane closures on 1st Ave. and Lenora St. Crews will close the left lanes of northbound and southbound 1st Ave. between Lenora St. and Virginia St. during sewer repairs and roadway restoration.  Lenora St. will also be closed between 2nd Ave. and 1st Ave.  Traffic will be detoured to Stewart St.
May 16
9AM - 5:30PM
Lane closure on 3rd Ave. between Lenora St. and Virginia St. Crews will close on lanes on 3rd Ave. between Lenora St. and Virginia St. while restoring the roadway.  One lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.
May 18 & 19
9:30AM - 12:30PM
National Geographic Live! Student Lectures At Benaroya Hall.  Bus staging on 2nd Ave, Union St, University St, and Seneca St.  Expect congestion and delays near the venue.
May 19
11:15AM - 2PM
Educator March and Rally for Education Funding March from Seattle Center to Westlake Park and back.  March will start at 11:15AM.  Route: from 4th & Broad, west on Broad, south on 2nd, east on Pike, and north on 4th to Westlake Park.  March will return to Seattle Center via 4th Ave.
May 23
12PM - 4PM
March Against Monsanto - Seattle 2015 Rally at Westlake Park starting at 12PM, followed by a march to Gates Foundation at 2:30PM.  Route will use 4th Ave, and 5th Ave. N.
May 30
3AM - 10AM
Lane and sidewalk closures on 4th Ave. between Jefferson St. and James St. Crews will reduce 4th Ave. between Jefferson St. and James St. to one lane during a crane lift to the King County Courthouse.  The sidewalk on the west side of the street will also be closed.
May 30
3AM - 4PM
Full closure of 5th Ave. between Marion St. and Columbia St. 5th Ave. between Marion St. and Columbia St. will be fully closed Saturday during the erection of a tower crane.
May 4
though
July 2015
3rd Ave. Transit Corridor Improvement Project Crews will relocate bus stops and load zones on 3rd Ave. between Pine St. and Union St. in order to make more room for transit and enhance the area for passengers and pedestrians.  Similar work will also take place on Pine St. between 4th Ave. and 3rd Ave.  Work will include temporary narrowing of sidewalks and curb lane closures.  Work hours are 9AM to 3PM weekdays and 8AM to 6PM on weekends.
Until Further Notice 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.
October 1
to
Spring of 2015
Work will begin on the seawall between Pike St. and Madison St.  Impacts include: temporary closure of retail businesses on Piers 54, 55, and 56 to allow construction to proceed as efficiently as possible;  removal of on-street parking west of the viaduct between Pike and Madison Streets.  Many businesses will remain open, including the Seattle Aquarium, Argosy Cruises, the Great Wheel and Pier 57, and Colman Dock.  Ferry access entry point will shift to just south of Madison St. until January 2015.
Week of
January 12
through
Spring 2016
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.  
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.

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.

44-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 1900 1st Ave.

12-story multi-use apartment/hotel

Estimated completion: February 2016
24/7 closure of sidewalk and curb lane on the north side of Stewart St. between 2nd and 1st Ave, and on the east side of 1st Ave. between Stewart St. and Virginia St.  The alley to the east will also be partially blocked.
Until Further Notice 204 Pine St. 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 2521 Western Ave.

12 floor apartment building
Intermittent sidewalk and curb lane closures on the west side of Western Ave. between Wall St. and Vine St, full closure of Vine St. between Elliott Ave. and Western Ave. during work hours, and full closure of adjacent alley.
Until Further Notice 1821 Boren Ave.

Estimated completion: March 2015
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the west side of Boren Ave. between Stewart St. and Howell St, the south side of Stewart St. west of Boren Ave, and the north side of Howell St. west of Boren Ave.
Until Further Notice
24/7
2301 6th Ave. 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 815 Pine St.

Estimated completion: April 2015
Intermittent sidewalk and curb lane closures on the west side of 9th Ave. N. north of Pine St, and the south side of Pine St. west of 9th Ave. N.
East Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 15 11PM
to
May 18 5AM
Eastbound lanes of I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue detoured to the I-90 Express Lanes The eastbound lanes of I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue will be detoured to the I-90 Express Lanes Friday night to Monday morning during roadway work.
May 16 - 29
7AM - 7PM
Lane closures on Broadway between E. Pike St. and E. Union St. Crews will close the southbound lane on Broadway between E. Pike St. and E. Union St. during repairs to a damaged duct bank.  Traffic will be rerouted into the northbound left turn lane.  Uniformed officers will assist with traffic control.  Intermittent local power outages may occur.
May 17
3AM - 8PM
Street, sidewalk and lane closures on Boren Ave. and Columbia St. Crews will close the northbound right lane and adjacent sidewalk on Boren Ave. between Cherry St. and Marion St. during the removal of a tower crane.  In addition, Columbia St. between Boren Ave. and Minor Ave. will be fully closed.  Please Note: Boren Ave. will be fully closed between Cherry and Marion from 5AM to 6AM, and from  4PM to 4:30PM.
May 17
8AM - 11AM
Nordstrom Beat the Bridge 8K Run & Walk Annual run will close streets in the University and Montlake neighborhoods Sunday morning.  The staging area on Montlake Blvd. NE between NE Pacific Pl. and NE 45th St. will close at 7AM.
May 30
8AM - 11AM
Brooks Trailhead 15K and 10K Runs start and finish at Gas Works Park.  Route will use streets and trails around Lake Union.
May 30
9AM - 11:30AM
Celebration Birth of Buddha Parade Annual march from Maynard & S. Jackson to 23rd & S. Jackson.
Until further notice First Hill Streetcar Project Construction on the First Hill Streetcar Project is complete.  Delivery of the streetcars is behind schedule, with the initial deliveries now expected in December.  Operations are expected to begin in early 2015, once testing of the streetcar system is complete.
Permanently Southbound 14th Ave E permanently closed between Yesler Way and S. Jackson St.
January 2015
Through
mid-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.
May 15 11PM
to
May 18 5AM
The eastbound lanes of I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue will be detoured to the I-90 Express Lanes Friday night to Monday morning during roadway work.
February 25
through
June 2015
7AM - 4PM
weekdays
Phase 1 of the Central Area Neighborhood Greenway project The project involves repair or upgrade of curb ramps and sidewalks at arterial intersections.  Crews will work south to north, one intersection at a time, beginning at 25th Ave. & E. Yesler Wy. and ending at 21st Ave. E. & E. John St.
Mid-May 2015
to
Spring 2017
23rd Ave. Corridor Project
Phase 1 - S. Jackson St. to E. John St.
A Seattle Department of Transportation project that will improve safety and mobility for drivers, pedestrians and transit riders. The project includes: modifying 23rd Ave. from a four-lane street to a three-lane street - one lane in each direction with a center left-turn lane (key intersections will stay four lanes); repaving 23rd Ave;
widening sidewalks to at least five feet and repairing broken and buckling sidewalks; installing new streetlights; upgrading traffic signals to give transit priority at key locations; consolidating bus stops to improve transit speed; replacing a 100 year-old water main that runs underneath 23rd Ave. 
Zone A
June 8
to
February 2016
S. Jackson St. to E. Cherry 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.
October 6
to
Spring 2015
Sound Transit
University Link Extension Project
Capitol Hill Station
Crews will close the traffic lanes and sidewalk on the east side of Broadway between E. Denny Wy. and E. Howell St. to build an underground pedestrian concourse.  Two-way vehicle traffic will be maintained on the west half of the roadway.  Northbound and southbound bike traffic will be detoured around the construction via E. Pine St, Harvard Ave. E, and E. Olive Wy.
April 20
to
May 8
10th Ave. E. closed between E. Denny Wy. and E. John St. during roadway restoration.  Local Access will be maintained at all times.  Work hours are 7AM - 6PM weekdays and 9AM - 6PM on Saturdays.  Work is expected to last 2 to 3 weeks.
May 2
to
June 6
24/7
Sidewalk and curb lane closed on the east side of Broadway between E. Denny Wy. and E. John St. while crews install new curbs, gutters, and sidewalks.
North Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 30
8AM - 11AM
Brooks Trailhead 15K and 10K Runs start and finish at Gas Works Park.  Route will use streets and trails around Lake Union.
Northeast Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 12 - 15
9AM - 2:30PM
Lane closures on the University Bridge Crews will close the northbound and southbound right lanes at on the University Bridge during bridge maintenance.  Bicyclists will be required to merge with vehicle traffic around the work area, and will than transition back to the marked bike lane prior to the bridge grate.
May 16 & 17
10AM - 7PM Sat.
10AM - 6PM Sun.
University District Street Fair Annual street fair will close University Wy. NE between NE 50th St. and NE Campus Pkwy. from 2:30AM Saturday to 2:30AM Monday.  Expect heavy congestion and delays in the University District.
May 17
8AM - 11AM
Nordstrom Beat the Bridge 8K Run & Walk Annual run will close streets in the University and Montlake neighborhoods Sunday morning.  The staging area on Montlake Blvd. NE between NE Pacific Pl. and NE 45th St. will close at 7AM.
May 18
to
May 29
7AM - 2:30PM
Lane and sidewalk closures on Roosevelt Wy. NE between NE 80th St. and NE 79th St. Crews will close the right southbound lane and adjacent sidewalk on Roosevelt Wy. NE between NE 80th St. and NE 79th St. while replacing the sidewalk and curb ramps.  The west and south crosswalks at NE 80th St. will also be closed.
May 18 11PM
to
May 19 5AM
Eastbound lanes of SR520 closed between Montlake Blvd. and the Lake Washington Blvd. on-ramp The eastbound lanes of SR520 between Montlake Blvd. and the Lake Washington Blvd. on-ramp will be closed Monday night during work on a sewer line.
May 29 7PM
to
June 1 6AM
Full closure of E. Lake Washington Blvd. between Montlake Blvd. E. and E. Roanoke St. Crews will fully close E. Lake Washington Blvd. between Montlake Blvd. and E. Roanoke St. while replacing old water and electrical utility lines.  
January 2014
through
August 2015
University of Washington's Montlake Triangle Project Project will construct a new pedestrian land bridge over NE Pacific Place connecting the Montlake Triangle and Rainier Vista.  The project will provide landscaping, hard surfacing, lighting, and other site improvements from Stevens Way through the Montlake Triangle.  Work is expected to be complete in the Fall of 2015.
February 2014
through
August 2015
Burke Gilman Trail closed through the Montlake Triangle Project.  Trail users will be detoured via Mason Rd. and Stevens Wy.
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.
March 23
to
August 2015
24/7
Lane closures on 1st Ave. NE between NE100th St. and NE 105th St. during utility relocations on the east side of the roadway.  The sidewalk on the east side of the roadway will also be closed.  Pedestrians and bicyclists will be detoured to 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.
Summer 2014
through
Fall 2015
I-5 - NE 117th St. to SR104 Pavement Repair WSDOT will replace 277 concrete panels and grind out cracks and bumps on I-5 between NE 117th St. near Northgate and SR104 in Mountlake Terrace.
May 11 8PM
to
May 15 5AM
Up to four lanes of northbound I-5 between NE 145th St. and NE 205th St. will be closed nightly for sign installation and barrier work.
May 11 8PM
to
May 15 5AM
Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between NE 205th St. and the Metro Bus Barn will be closed nightly for pavement grinding work.
May 18 8PM
to
May 22 5AM
Up to four lanes of northbound I-5 between NE 145th St. and NE 205th St. will be closed nightly for sign installation, barrier work, and pavement work.
May 18 8PM
to
May 22 5AM
  Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between NE 185th St. and NE 145th St. will be closed nightly for pavement grinding work.
9PM - 6AM
Sundays through
Thursdays
through May 2015
SR520 West Approach Bridge North Project Crews will close a single westbound lane on the SR520 floating bridge mid-span to Lake Washington Blvd. during roadway work. 
Saturdays 9PM
through
Sundays 10AM
through May 2015
Crews will close a single westbound lane on the SR520 floating bridge mid-span to Lake Washington Blvd. Saturday nights during roadway work. 
February 4
to
May 28
7AM - 10PM M-F
9AM - 10PM S & S
Traffic lanes on E. Lake Washington Blvd. between Montlake Blvd. E. and E. Roanoke St. will be shifted to the south while the roadway is widened to make room for an additional westbound lane.  On-street parking will be temporarily removed, trees will be removed on the north side of the roadway, and existing sewer and power lines will be updated.
March 30
through
May 17
24/7
The sidewalk on the east side of Montlake Blvd. E. between E. Roanoke St. and E. Lake Washington Blvd. will be closed 24/7 while crews build a wider, ADA compliant sidewalk.
May 18 11PM
to
May 19 5AM
The eastbound lanes of SR520 between Montlake Blvd. and Bellevue will be closed Monday night during work on a sewer line.
May 29 7PM
to
June 1 6AM
Crews will fully close E. Lake Washington Blvd. between Montlake Blvd. and E. Roanoke St. while replacing old water and electrical utility lines.  
Northwest Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 17
4PM - 7PM
Seattle Norwegian 17th of May Parade Annual parade in Ballard will close 24th Ave. NW, NW Market St, and Ballard Ave. NW from 4PM to 7PM.
May 30
8AM - 11AM
Brooks Trailhead 15K and 10K Runs start and finish at Gas Works Park.  Route will use streets and trails around Lake Union.
May 31
10AM - 12PM
Fit for Life 5/10K Run and Walk Run from Lower Queen Anne Hill to Myrtle Edwards Park and back.
SODO Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 14
7:10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston At Safeco Field.
May 15
7:10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston At Safeco Field.
May 16
5:30AM - 2:30PM
Full closure of Yesler Wy. between James St. and 2nd Ave. Yesler Wy. between James St. and 2nd Ave. will be fully closed Saturday during a crane lift to an adjacent building.
May 16
7AM - 3:30PM
Lane closures on 1st Ave. S. between Cherry St. and Railroad Wy. S. Crews will close the northbound and southbound left lanes on 1st Ave. S. between Cherry St. and Railroad Wy. S. during the annual Spring cleanup of the median island.
May 16
6:10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston At Safeco Field.
May 17
1:10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston At Safeco Field.
May 23
7PM - 9PM
Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting KC At CenturyLink Field.
May 25
6AM - 6PM
Homeless Veteran's Day Annual event will close S. Main St. between 1st Ave. S. and Alaskan Wy. S. from 6AM to 6PM.
May 27
7PM - 9PM
Seattle Sounders vs. Colorado At CenturyLink Field.
May 28
7:10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Cleveland At Safeco Field.
May 29
7:10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Cleveland At Safeco Field.
May 30
9AM - 11:30AM
Celebration Birth of Buddha Parade Annual march from Maynard & S. Jackson to 23rd & S. Jackson.
May 30
7:10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Cleveland At Safeco Field.
May 31
1:10PM
Seattle Mariners vs. Cleveland At Safeco Field.
May 31
2PM - 4PM
Seattle Sounders vs. New York Red Bulls At CenturyLink Field.
Until Further Notice 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.
October 1
to
Spring of 2015
Work will begin on the seawall between Pike St. and Madison St.  Impacts include: temporary closure of retail businesses on Piers 54, 55, and 56 to allow construction to proceed as efficiently as possible;  removal of on-street parking west of the viaduct between Pike and Madison Streets.  Many businesses will remain open, including the Seattle Aquarium, Argosy Cruises, the Great Wheel and Pier 57, and Colman Dock.  Ferry access entry point will shift to just south of Madison St. until January 2015.
Week of
January 12
through
Spring 2016
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.  
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.
Through
Winter 2015
9AM - 3PM
Seattle City Light Project -
S. Washington St. between 3rd Ave. S. and 4th Ave. S.
Crews will intermittently close traffic lanes on S. Washington St. between 3rd Ave. S. and 4th Ave. S. during the installation of a new electrical duct bank.  Some weekend work is possible.
February 9
through
mid-May
8:30AM - 3:30PM
Seattle City Light Project -
Electrical System Upgrade along Utah Ave. S.
Seattle City Light crews will be working to increase the electrical service reliability in the SODO neighborhood with an electrical system upgrade along Utah Ave. S. between S. Lander St. and S. Horton St.  The project involves replacing poles, overhead electrical wire, and upgrading equipment.  Parking impacts are expected, as well as several planned power outages of 2 to 3 hours each.
Until further notice First Hill Streetcar Project Construction on the First Hill Streetcar Project is complete.  Delivery of the streetcars is behind schedule, with the initial deliveries now expected in December.  Operations are expected to begin in early 2015, once testing of the streetcar system is complete.
Permanently Southbound 14th Ave E permanently closed between Yesler Way and S. Jackson St.
Until Further Notice
24/7
255 S. King St.
(North Lot of CenturyLink Field)

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. 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
80 S. Main St. Construct 45 unit multi-family apartment building.  Intermittent sidewalk and travel lane closure on  the north side of S. Main St. between Alaskan Wy. S. and 1st Ave. S.
Until Further Notice
24/7
200 Occidental Ave. S.

Estimated completion: June 2017
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.
South Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
     
South Lake Union Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 14
4PM - 11:59PM
Seattle International Film Festival Opening Night Gala At McCaw Hall.
May 15 8PM
to
May 16 5AM
Lane closures on Aurora Ave. N. between Comstock St. and Ward St. Crews will close the left lanes of northbound and southbound Aurora Ave. N. between Comstock St. and Ward St. during repairs to a sewer line.
May 15 11PM
to
May 18 5AM
Southbound 5th Ave. N. closed between Mercer St. and Denny Wy. The southbound lanes of 5th Ave. N. between Mercer St. and Denny Wy. will be closed Friday night to Monday morning during underground utility work.  Northbound 5th Ave. N. between Denny Wy. and Mercer St. will be reduced to one lane.
May 17
4:30AM - 2PM
Lane closure on Mercer St. between 9th Ave. N. and Fairview Ave. N. Crews will close the eastbound left lane on Mercer St. between 9th Ave. N. and Fairview Ave. N. during maintenance of the median island.
May 19
11:15AM - 2PM
Educator March and Rally for Education Funding March from Seattle Center to Westlake Park and back.  March will start at 11:15AM.  Route: from 4th & Broad, west on Broad, south on 2nd, east on Pike, and north on 4th to Westlake Park.  March will return to Seattle Center via 4th Ave.
May 22 - 25 Northwest Folklife Festival At Seattle Center.  Festival Hours are 11AM - 10PM Friday through Sunday, and 11AM - 9PM Monday.
May 23
12PM - 4PM
March Against Monsanto - Seattle 2015 Rally at Westlake Park starting at 12PM, followed by a march to Gates Foundation at 2:30PM.  Route will use 4th Ave, and 5th Ave. N.
May 26
to
June 5
9MA - 2:30PM
Lane and sidewalk closures on southbound Aurora Ave. N. between Galer St. and Comstock St. Crews will close the transit lane, adjacent travel lane, and the sidewalk on the west side of Aurora Ave. N. between Galer St. and Comstock St. during repairs to concrete sidewalk panels.  Pedestrians will be detoured around the work zone via 6th Ave. N.  Metro will temporarily relocate their bus stop.
May 27
7:30PM - 11PM
Barry Manilow concert At KeyArena.
May 29
7:30PM
Carmina Burana Ballet At McCaw Hall.
May 30
4:30AM - 2PM
Lane closure on Mercer St. between 9th Ave. N. and Fairview Ave. N. Crews will close the eastbound left lane on Mercer St. between 9th Ave. N. and Fairview Ave. N. during maintenance of the median island.
May 30 6AM
to
June 1 5AM 
1st Ave. N. fully closed between Thomas St. and Harrison St. 1st Ave. N. between Thomas St. and Harrison St. will be fully closed while crews install a duct bank across the roadway.  
May 30
8AM - 11AM
Brooks Trailhead 15K and 10K Runs start and finish at Gas Works Park.  Route will use streets and trails around Lake Union.
May 30
2PM & 7:30PM
Carmina Burana Ballet At McCaw Hall.
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-March
through
August 2015
9AM - 3PM
weekdays
Seattle City Light Project -
Street Light Power Project near Seattle Center
Seattle City Light will convert the 480-volt streetlight power supply along the perimeter of Seattle Center to a 120-volt system.  Work will include trenching and installing electrical conduit; installing electrical handholes; and replacing existing wiring.  The project will also replace sidewalks and ADA curb ramps.  No pole replacements will take place as part of this project.  Impacts include temporary sidewalk and travel lane closures.  Some weekend work is possible.
March 16
to
May 15
9AM - 3PM
weekdays
Crews will intermittently close the right westbound curb lane and adjacent sidewalk on Broad St. between 4th Ave. N. and Denny Wy. during electrical work in the adjacent sidewalk.  Pedestrians will be detoured to the opposite side of the street during sidewalk closures.
April 13
to
May 15
9AM - 3PM
weekdays
Crews will intermittently close the right westbound curb lane and adjacent on Denny Wy. between Broad St. and 2nd Ave. N. during electrical work in the adjacent sidewalk.  Pedestrians will be detoured to the opposite side of the street during sidewalk closures.
April 14
to
May 15
7AM - 3:30PM
weekdays
Crews will intermittently close the west curb lane and adjacent sidewalk on 2nd Ave. N. between Thomas St. and John St. during electrical work in the adjacent sidewalk.  Pedestrians will be detoured to the opposite side of the street during sidewalk closures.
April 14
to
May 15
7AM - 3:30PM
weekdays
Crews will intermittently close the south curb lane and adjacent sidewalk on Thomas St. between 2nd Ave. N. and 1st Ave. N. during electrical work in the adjacent sidewalk.  Pedestrians will be detoured to the opposite side of the street during sidewalk closures.
Until further notice
24/7
WSDOT North Access Project East sidewalk of northbound Aurora Ave. N. closed between Harrison St. and Mercer St.
April 28
through 2015
Dexter Ave. N. between Thomas St. and Mercer St. will be reduced to one traffic lane and one bike lane in each direction.  During non-peak hours, bikes may be directed to merge with vehicle traffic.
December 16
24/7
through 2016
Republican St. between Aurora Ave. N. and Dexter Ave. N, and between Dexter Ave. N. and 8th Ave. N, will be fully closed during underground utility work.
Through
mid-2015
Northbound and Southbound SR99 between Valley St and Harrison St reduced to two lanes in each direction.

Permanently
closed
Mercer Corridor Project
Mercer West Construction
Off-ramps from southbound SR99 to Broad St, and from northbound SR99 to Mercer St, are permanently closed.  Broad St. between 5th Ave. N. and 9th Ave. N. is permanently closed.  
Through
Spring 2015
9AM - 3PM
weekdays
Crews will intermittently close a single westbound and eastbound traffic lane on Mercer St. between 9th Ave. N. and 5th Ave. N. during work in the roadway.  A minimum of one lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.
Through
Spring 2015
7AM/9AM - 3PM
weekdays
Crews will intermittently close a single lane of southbound and northbound 5th Ave. N. between Harrison St. and Broad St. during sidewalk and electrical work.  One lane in each direction will remain open at all times.  Southbound lane closures are 9AM to 3PM, northbound lane closures are 7AM to 3PM.
February 16
to
May 2015
24/7
The sidewalk on the south side of Mercer St. between Taylor Ave. N. and Dexter Ave. N. is closed while crews replace the sidewalk and curb and build a new retaining wall.  The west crosswalk across Mercer St. at Taylor Ave. N. will also be closed.
April 20
to
May 24
24/7
The northbound right lane and adjacent sidewalk on Dexter Ave. N. between Valley St. and Republican St. will be closed during electrical and roadway work (the northbound right-turn lane at Mercer St. is now open).  Pedestrians will be detoured to the west side of the street.  In addition, the crosswalks on the south and east sides of the Dexter & Mercer intersection will also be closed.
April 20
to
May 10
24/7
Turn restrictions at the intersection of Mercer St. and Dexter Ave. N: no left turn allowed from northbound Dexter to westbound Mercer; no right turn from southbound Dexter to westbound Mercer.
February 16
to
May 13
24/7
The NE corner of 5th Ave. N. & Broad St. is closed during electrical and sidewalk work.
May 13
to
May 28
24/7
The SE corner of 5th Ave. N. & Broad St. is closed during electrical and sidewalk work.
May 29
to
May 31
24/7
The SW corner of 5th Ave. N. & Broad St. is closed during electrical and sidewalk work.
Until Further Notice
9AM - 4PM
Mon - Sat
801 Dexter Ave. N. Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the west side of Dexter Ave. N. between Valley St. and Aloha St, on  the east side of Aurora Ave. N. between Valley St. and Aloha St, on the north side of Valley St. between Dexter Ave. N. and Aurora Ave. N, and on the south side of Aloha St. between Dexter Ave. N. and Aurora Ave. N.
Until Further Notice
9AM - 4PM
Mon - Sat
1101 Dexter Ave. N.

Estimated completion: January 2015
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on the west side of Dexter Ave. N. between Highland Dr. and Aloha St.
October 2013
to
May 2015
6AM - 3PM
601 Westlake Ave. N.
Block 43

Estimated completion: May 2015
Close eastbound Broad St. and adjacent sidewalk between 9th Ave. N. and Westlake Ave. N. for material delivery, excavation, and concrete pours.
Until further notice
24/7
Close the sidewalk on the west side of Westlake Ave. N. between Broad St. and Mercer St. for excavation and shoring.
Until Further Notice
24/7
400 9th Ave. N.
Block 45

Estimated completion: July 2015
Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the east side of 9th Ave. N. between Republican St. and Harrison St, and the south side of Republican St. east of 9th Ave. N, and the north side of Harrison St. east of 9th Ave. N.
March 7
3AM - 6PM
9th Ave. N. between Republican St. and Harrison St. will be fully closed Saturday during the removal of a tower crane.  The east sidewalk will also be closed.
Until Further Notice
24/7
400 Boren Ave. N.

Estimated completion: October 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
416 John St. Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the west side of 5th Ave. N. between John St. and Broad St, the north side of John St. between 5th Ave. N. and Broad St, and the south side of Broad St. between 5th Ave. N. and John St.
Until Further Notice
24/7
315 1st Ave. N. The sidewalk, parking lane, and adjacent traffic lane on the west side of 1st Ave. N. between Thomas St. and Harrison St. will be closed intermittently during concrete pours.  Closures will occur for approximately 1 - 2 days every 2 weeks. 
Until Further Notice
24/7
400 Fairview Ave. N. 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
528 Pontius Ave. N. Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the east side of Pontius Ave. N. south of Mercer St, and on the south side of Mercer St. east of Pontius Ave. N.
Until Further Notice
24/7
1260 Republican St. Intermittent sidewalk, curb lane, and traffic lane closures on  the north side of Republican St. between Pontius Ave. N. and Yale Ave. N, on the east side of Pontius north of Republican, and on the west side of Yale north of Republican.
West Seattle Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 16
6AM - 7PM
Shell No Flotilla - Paddle in Seattle At Seacrest Park and Jack Block Park in West Seattle.  Event will reserve several parking spaces on Harbor Ave. SW to stage a food truck and for a load zone.
May 17
9:20AM - 11AM
West Seattle 5K Run/Walk Annual run will close Alki Ave. SW between 63rd Ave. SW and Harbor Ave. SW. on Sunday morning.
May 18
7AM
You Shell Not Pass - Mass Direct Action 7AM rally at Duwamish River Fishing Dock on Harbor Island followed by a march to the Port of Seattle's Terminal 5.
May 29 KEXP Hood2Hood Challenge Party Event will close California Ave. SW between SW Alaska St. and SW Oregon St.
SR 99 Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 15 8PM
to
May 16 5AM
Lane closures on Aurora Ave. N. between Comstock St. and Ward St. Crews will close the left lanes of northbound and southbound Aurora Ave. N. between Comstock St. and Ward St. during repairs to a sewer line.
May 26
to
June 5
9MA - 2:30PM
Lane and sidewalk closures on southbound Aurora Ave. N. between Galer St. and Comstock St. Crews will close the transit lane, adjacent travel lane, and the sidewalk on the west side of Aurora Ave. N. between Galer St. and Comstock St. during repairs to concrete sidewalk panels.  Pedestrians will be detoured around the work zone via 6th Ave. N.  Metro will temporarily relocate their bus stop.
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
WSDOT North Access Project East sidewalk of northbound Aurora Ave. N. closed between Harrison St. and Mercer St.
April 28
through 2015
Dexter Ave. N. between Thomas St. and Mercer St. will be reduced to one traffic lane and one bike lane in each direction.  During non-peak hours, bikes may be directed to merge with vehicle traffic.
December 16
24/7
through 2016
Republican St. between Aurora Ave. N. and Dexter Ave. N, and between Dexter Ave. N. and 8th Ave. N, will be fully closed during underground utility work.
Through
mid-2015
Northbound and Southbound SR99 between Valley St and Harrison St reduced to two lanes in each direction.

Permanently
closed
Mercer Corridor Project
Mercer West Construction
Off-ramps from southbound SR99 to Broad St, and from northbound SR99 to Mercer St, are permanently closed.  Broad St. between 5th Ave. N. and 9th Ave. N. is permanently closed.  
Through
Spring 2015
9AM - 3PM
weekdays
Crews will intermittently close a single westbound and eastbound traffic lane on Mercer St. between 9th Ave. N. and 5th Ave. N. during work in the roadway.  A minimum of one lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.
Through
Spring 2015
7AM/9AM - 3PM
weekdays
Crews will intermittently close a single lane of southbound and northbound 5th Ave. N. between Harrison St. and Broad St. during sidewalk and electrical work.  One lane in each direction will remain open at all times.  Southbound lane closures are 9AM to 3PM, northbound lane closures are 7AM to 3PM.
February 16
to
May 2015
24/7
The sidewalk on the south side of Mercer St. between Taylor Ave. N. and Dexter Ave. N. is closed while crews replace the sidewalk and curb and build a new retaining wall.  The west crosswalk across Mercer St. at Taylor Ave. N. will also be closed.
April 20
to
May 24
24/7
The northbound right lane and adjacent sidewalk on Dexter Ave. N. between Valley St. and Republican St. will be closed during electrical and roadway work (the northbound right-turn lane at Mercer St. is now open).  Pedestrians will be detoured to the west side of the street.  In addition, the crosswalks on the south and east sides of the Dexter & Mercer intersection will also be closed.
April 20
to
May 10
24/7
Turn restrictions at the intersection of Mercer St. and Dexter Ave. N: no left turn allowed from northbound Dexter to westbound Mercer; no right turn from southbound Dexter to westbound Mercer.
February 16
to
May 13
24/7
The NE corner of 5th Ave. N. & Broad St. is closed during electrical and sidewalk work.
May 13
to
May 28
24/7
The SE corner of 5th Ave. N. & Broad St. is closed during electrical and sidewalk work.
May 29
to
May 31
24/7
The SW corner of 5th Ave. N. & Broad St. is closed during electrical and sidewalk work.
I-5 / I-90 / SR520 Planned Construction / Events
Date(s) and Times Project Name / Agency Description of Traffic Impacts
May 15 11PM
to
May 18 5AM
Eastbound lanes of I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue detoured to the I-90 Express Lanes The eastbound lanes of I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue will be detoured to the I-90 Express Lanes Friday night to Monday morning during roadway work.
May 18 11PM
to
May 19 5AM
Eastbound lanes of SR520 closed between Montlake Blvd. and the Lake Washington Blvd. on-ramp The eastbound lanes of SR520 between Montlake Blvd. and the Lake Washington Blvd. on-ramp will be closed Monday night during work on a sewer line.
January 2015
Through
mid-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.
May 15 11PM
to
May 18 5AM
The eastbound lanes of I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue will be detoured to the I-90 Express Lanes Friday night to Monday morning during roadway work.
Summer 2014
through
Fall 2015
I-5 - NE 117th St. to SR104 Pavement Repair WSDOT will replace 277 concrete panels and grind out cracks and bumps on I-5 between NE 117th St. near Northgate and SR104 in Mountlake Terrace.
May 11 8PM
to
May 15 5AM
Up to four lanes of northbound I-5 between NE 145th St. and NE 205th St. will be closed nightly for sign installation and barrier work.
May 11 8PM
to
May 15 5AM
Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between NE 205th St. and the Metro Bus Barn will be closed nightly for pavement grinding work.
May 18 8PM
to
May 22 5AM
Up to four lanes of northbound I-5 between NE 145th St. and NE 205th St. will be closed nightly for sign installation, barrier work, and pavement work.
May 18 8PM
to
May 22 5AM
  Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between NE 185th St. and NE 145th St. will be closed nightly for pavement grinding work.
9PM - 6AM
Sundays through
Thursdays
through May 2015
SR520 West Approach Bridge North Project Crews will close a single westbound lane on the SR520 floating bridge mid-span to Lake Washington Blvd. during roadway work. 
Saturdays 9PM
through
Sundays 10AM
through May 2015
Crews will close a single westbound lane on the SR520 floating bridge mid-span to Lake Washington Blvd. Saturday nights during roadway work. 
February 4
to
May 28
7AM - 10PM M-F
9AM - 10PM S & S
Traffic lanes on E. Lake Washington Blvd. between Montlake Blvd. E. and E. Roanoke St. will be shifted to the south while the roadway is widened to make room for an additional westbound lane.  On-street parking will be temporarily removed, trees will be removed on the north side of the roadway, and existing sewer and power lines will be updated.
March 30
through
May 17
24/7
The sidewalk on the east side of Montlake Blvd. E. between E. Roanoke St. and E. Lake Washington Blvd. will be closed 24/7 while crews build a wider, ADA compliant sidewalk.
May 18 11PM
to
May 19 5AM
The eastbound lanes of SR520 between Montlake Blvd. and Bellevue will be closed Monday night during work on a sewer line.
May 29 7PM
to
June 1 6AM
Crews will fully close E. Lake Washington Blvd. between Montlake Blvd. and E. Roanoke St. while replacing old water and electrical utility lines.  


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