Mercer Corridor Project Schedule
April 2013: Construction on Mercer West, between Dexter Ave. N and 5th Ave. W, will begin in April 2013. SDOT and WSDOT have created a construction schedule and map showing the timing and interaction of construction for the Mercer Corridor project and the North Portal of the SR 99 Tunnel.
March 2013: Fully re-opened traffic on Fairview Ave. N, transitioned to Stage 4 of Mercer East construction
August 2012: Opened Mercer St. to two-way traffic between I-5 and Dexter Ave. N., transitioned to Stage 3 of Mercer East construction
January 2012: Completed new lanes of Mercer St. and switched traffic, transitioned to Stage 2 of Mercer East construction
June 2011: 9th Ave. N converted to underground power, new gas line installed
May 2011: Completed replacement of 9th Ave. N sewer and associated side sewers
September 2010: Groundbreaking ceremony held at Mercer St. and Westlake Ave. N
July 2010: Completed building demolition and construction site prep north of Mercer St.
June 2010: Awarded construction contract to local contractor Gary Merlino Construction Company
March 2010: Began building demolition and construction site preparation north of Mercer St.
February 2010: Received a $30 million federal Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant