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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.
  • As early as Monday, May 20, work will begin on S Main St between 1st Ave S and Occidental Ave S, with a full closure to vehicles. See our construction flyer for more details.
  • Access to Firehouse Alley between S Main St and Yesler Way is maintained. Vehicles accessing Firehouse Alley can enter and exit at S Main St or Yesler Way. Pedestrian access is maintained.
  • S Main St is open to vehicles. Parking restrictions will remain while work continues.
  • Full closure to vehicles on S Washington St between Alaskan Way S and 1st Ave S; work may be noisy at times. Pedestrian access maintained; sidewalks may be narrowed.
  • Work on Yesler Way between Alaskan Way and 1st Ave continues. Vehicle access maintained. Parking temporarily removed, loading zone maintained. Pedestrian and bicycle access maintained; follow posted signs for pedestrian and bicycle detours.

Other Area Projects:

  • Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)’s South Access – Surface Street Connections Project is underway: Occasional short-term, single-lane or sidewalk closures will occur to make space for work. Construction on the South Access project is expected to be completed by winter 2024. 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 is largely complete: Utility and sidewalk work continues through June. If you have any questions, contact Michael Orme.

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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.