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What to expect between Pike and Bell streets:

  • Daytime work, 7 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday; follow posted signs and signals for safe access through construction zones.
  • Extended work hours continue, 6 AM to 6 PM, Monday through Friday on and over Alaskan and Elliott ways near Pine St.
  • Weekend work on Alaskan and Elliott ways near Pine St, Saturday, May 18, 9 AM to 4 PM.
  • Alaskan and Elliott ways continue to be reduced to one lane in each direction between University and Lenora streets.
  • West-side sidewalk reroute on Alaskan and Elliott ways between Pike and Lenora streets Monday through Friday, pedestrian access maintained.
  • Alaskan Way closed to vehicles at Pine St. New elevated and realigned connection anticipated to open to vehicles in late May. Pedestrian access is maintained.
  • Local access on Alaskan Way between Pine and Wall streets maintained from the north. Near Virginia St, a U-turn is in place to maintain northbound and southbound access. On Pier 66 cruise days, temporary vehicle access for authorized Port of Seattle vehicles will be provided through the work zone with uniformed officers on site to direct traffic.

Other Area Projects:

  • Seattle Aquarium Ocean Pavilion Project construction continues: Work hours, 7 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. If you have any questions, contact the Aquarium at 206.386.4345 or visit their website.
  • Victor Steinbrueck Park Renovation project: The park is closed until spring 2024. See Seattle Parks and Recreation website for more details. For additional information, please email Shannon Glass at

Construction Photos


Alaskan Way Construction 

Waterfront Seattle expanded its work area north of Pike Street in the footprint of the former viaduct to begin construction of the new Elliott Way. This road over the railroad tracks and carved into the hillside will be a key connection between Alaskan Way and Belltown. Activities include establishing the work zone, mobilizing equipment, locating utilities, and removing asphalt and landscaping. View our construction flyer for details on work happening north of Pike Street.

Overlook Walk Construction 

Construction of the Overlook Walk started in June 2022 within the existing work zone adjacent to the Pike Place Market’s MarketFront and west of the existing parking garage. This elevated, pedestrian-focused space is a unique element of the Waterfront Seattle Program as it creates a completely new east-west connection that links Pike Place Market to the waterfront, providing access without ever having to cross the new Alaskan Way travel lanes.