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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.
  • Weekend work 8 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, January 22, work is weather dependent.
  • Lane closure on southbound Alaskan Way S between S Jackson and S Washington streets.
  • 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: Due to labor issues, some elements of the project are being postponed. Work on the middle of 1st Ave S and the subsequent work zone shift to the east side of 1st Ave S are currently on hold. Shaft drilling on the SR 99 tunnel operations building is paused as well. The 1st Ave S work zone between S Dearborn St and S Royal Brougham Way will remain in place until further notice. Once construction resumes, some work sequences may be adjusted to seek efficiencies to recover lost time. Expect additional potential traffic flow adjustments as construction proceeds. 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 7 AM to 6 PM. Lane reductions and pedestrian access on S Jackson St. Alaskan Way 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 one-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 will be restricted. If you have any questions, contact Dylan Currie.
  • Construction of the citizenM hotel at the northeast corner of Yesler and Alaskan ways is in progress: Visit Mortenson’s website for more information.

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.