Here’s a snapshot of construction activities occurring over the next week:
- Mobilization of equipment that is shared between work areas along the waterfront.
- Installation of in-water containment systems to reduce turbidity (cloudy or hazy water) during work, including sheet pile installation.
- Removal of a portion of sidewalk and large rip rap (rocks located along the existing seawall) at Waterfront Park to install sheet and concrete piles.
- Removal of utility poles, sidewalks, trees and other landscaped areas within the work zones.
- Preparation of the Washington Street Boat Landing pergola for removal during construction to a location for restoration.
- Ongoing relocation of utilities between Union and Pine streets.
- Electrical work associated with traffic signals underneath the viaduct. Electrical work will continue next week at Madison Street and proceed south to Marion Street. Traffic will be routed around a work truck and work will be restricted to off-peak hours.
What you can expect:
- Construction hours are Monday through Saturday, both day and night. The noisiest work will stop each day by 10 pm and resume at 8 am.
- The multi-use path on the west side of the viaduct will be open, with detours around intersection work as necessary. Temporary parking restrictions west of the Alaskan Way Viaduct between Spring and Madison streets.
- Increased noise and vibration due to saw cutting and pavement removal.
- Trucks and oversized vehicles moving equipment and materials.
- Flaggers at various locations within the work zone to manage construction traffic and public access through the construction area.
You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers! The Seawall Project Street Team is your source for answering questions about seawall construction.
- (206) 618-8584 (staffed during work hours; work hours are listed below and subject to change)
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Photos + videos
To keep current on construction progress, check out our photos and videos to see all the great, interesting work happening along the waterfront.
Or sign up for one of our upcoming tours where we share what you can see taking place behind the construction fence.