Civil Improvements at Laurelhurst Substation

location of Laurelhurst Substation

Project Description

Seattle City Light crews will be working inside the Laurelhurst Substation to remove aging equipment and install new electrical conduit.


The Laurelhurst Substation is located south of the Laurelhurst Park Tennis Courts on NE 41st Street.

What's Happening Now?

Project Update (October 2021): All the conduit has been installed and formed and the project is about 75% complete. Once crews are available, work will resume.

Community Benefits

  • This work is needed to upgrade the electrical infrastructure in the Laurelhurst neighborhood.

Anticipated Impacts

  • Crews will be working inside the Laurelhurst Substation to remove an old transformer concrete pad and other associated equipment. Crews will also trench and install new electrical conduit.
  • An excavator will be used during construction, which may produce some loud noises.
  • Maintenance power outages are not planned during this work.
  • Customers can expect some parking, sidewalk and traffic restrictions along NE 41st Street.

  • Construction Start: As early as mid-January 2021
  • Duration: through December 2021
  • Daily Work Schedule:
    • Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Rose Peterson
Electrical Service Representative
(206) 684-4986