What you can expect between Lenora and Pike streets (in front of Pier 62/63) next week:
- Major construction work will occur five days a week. The noisiest work will start each weekday at 7 AM and stop by 10 PM. There will be no work on Saturday, May 27 – Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day Weekend.
- Jet grout work continues. A Vactor truck will be used as part of this work. Increased noise can be expected, along with large trucks and equipment entering and exiting the site.
- Permeation grout installation will continue.
- Removal of the water treatment system between Lenora and Pike streets (within the work zone) will begin this Friday, May 26, and is anticipated to last for approximately one week. A Vactor truck will be used as part of this work. Increased noise can be expected.
What you can expect between Pike and Union streets (in front of the Seattle Aquarium) next week:
- Utility restoration work in the parking area near the Seattle Aquarium continues.
What you can expect between Union Street and Yesler Way next week:
- Movement joint plate maintenance work at Waterfront Park continues.
- Light penetrating surface panel (LPS) maintenance work in front of Pier 56 is anticipated to wrap up next week. Business, vehicle and pedestrian accessibility will be maintained during this activity.
Other project area work:
- As part of the Waterfront Seattle Program, daytime geotechnical drilling underneath and adjacent to the Alaskan Way Viaduct between Virginia and Bell streets is anticipated to wrap up this Friday, May 26. Work hours are expected to be 7 AM to 5 PM. Increased noise can be expected during drilling work; however, there are no anticipated traffic impacts. Please call the Waterfront Seattle Program line at 206.499.8040 if you have questions or concerns.
- As part of the Waterfront Seattle Program, potholing for underground utility investigations in the parking area west of Alaskan Way is anticipated to wrap up this Friday, May 26. Crews will temporarily restrict some portions of parking during this work. Between May 30 and June 30, crews will conduct potholing underneath the Alaskan Way Viaduct between Bell and King streets to locate underground utilities. Anticipated work hours are 8 AM – 4 PM, Monday – Friday. This will include work on Alaskan Way and will result in intermittent lane shifts on Alaskan Way. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Traffic may be temporarily reduced to one lane at select locations, and flaggers will be used to keep traffic moving in both directions. Pedestrians and bicyclists will be directed around work areas as necessary. Please follow posted detours. Crews will be using a vactor truck, so increased noise can be expected. Please call the Waterfront Seattle Program line at 206.499.8040 if you have questions or concerns.
- Phase 2 of Seattle City Light’s Central Waterfront Transmission Line Relocation Project is underway between Yesler Way and South King Street. The majority of work will take place behind the SR 99 Tunnel Project fenced-off work zone on Alaskan Way. Work will occur at night on Yesler Way from 9 PM to 5 AM, Sunday through Thursday nights. Night work is scheduled through the end of May. During night work, ferry traffic to Colman Dock at Yesler Way will be inbound only – all outgoing traffic will use Marion Street. Daytime work hours are from 7 AM to 10 PM, Monday through Friday. Visit the project website for more information.
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- (206) 618-8584 (staffed during work hours; work hours are listed below and subject to change)
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