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Between S King and Columbia streets:

  • Daytime work 7 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday; follow posted signs and signals for safe access through construction zones.
  • Single-day southbound lane closure, 9 AM to 3 PM, adjacent to median on Alaskan Way S between S King and S Main streets starts as early as Monday, June 5.
  • Southbound lane closure on Alaskan Way between Yesler Way and Columbia St, 9:30 AM to noon, Friday, June 2.
  • Private development construction continues at S Jackson and S Washington streets; see other area projects below for more information.

Other Area Projects:

  • Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)’s South Access – Surface Street Connections Project is underway: S Charles St is open to vehicles between 1st Ave S and Occidental Ave S. No left turns permitted at the intersection of 1st Ave South and S Charles St. Follow signs and signals from flagger in S Charles St during regular working hours. Demolition for the "1051 Building" at the intersection of 1st Ave S and S Royal Brougham Way will begin in late May. Expect an increase in construction activity in this area until late June. Visit the project website for details or contact the project at
  • Construction of The Jack at S Jackson St between 1st Ave S and Alaskan Way S continues: Standard work hours Monday through Saturday, 7 AM to 6 PM. Westbound traffic on S Jackson St will be shifted one lane to the eastbound lane. Pedestrian detour on S Jackson St. Alaskan Way S sidewalk along east side is partially closed. If you have any questions, contact Michael Orme.
  • Washington Park construction continues: Project includes substantial alteration of the existing 3-story building located at 68 S Washington St with a new 1-story penthouse addition. Parking lane and sidewalk on north side of S Washington St are closed. Parking lane along Alaskan Way S in front of building is restricted. If you have any questions, contact Dylan Currie.

Construction Photos


Alaskan Way Construction

Waterfront Seattle is building a new Alaskan Way in the footprint of the former viaduct. Our work zones will span from S King to Bell Streets. Activities include mobilizing equipment, potholing work, breaking pavement, sxcavation for utility installation, striping, paving, installing streetlights and signals and landscaping.