What you can expect between Lenora and Pike streets (in front of Pier 62/63) next week:
- Major construction work will occur six days a week. The noisiest work will start each weekday at 7 AM (9 AM on weekends) and will stop by 10 PM.
- Jet grout work is anticipated to wrap up as early as next week. Once jet grout installation is complete, we plan to remove the jet grout batch plant, noise wall, and other equipment from the work zone. Increased noise can be expected, along with large trucks and equipment entering and exiting the site.
- Permeation grout installation continues.
- Asphalt restoration work will occur on June 8 and 9 on Alaskan Way between Pine and Pike streets. Alaskan Way will be reduced to one lane in this area between 7 AM and 3 PM to allow for this activity to safely take place. Please follow the directions of signage and flaggers to safely access your destination.
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:
- Light penetrating surface panel (LPS) maintenance work continues at various locations along the waterfront. Business, vehicle and pedestrian accessibility will be maintained during this activity.
Other project area work:
- As part of the Waterfront Seattle Program, between June 12 and June 30, crews will conduct potholing underneath the Alaskan Way Viaduct between Bell and King streets, and on Western and Elliott avenues between Lenora and Bell streets, to locate underground utilities. Anticipated work hours are 8 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday. This will include work on Alaskan Way and will result in intermittent lane shifts on Alaskan Way. 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. Night work will occur at Yesler Way from 9 PM to 5 AM, Sunday through Thursday nights through mid-June. During night work, ferry traffic to Colman Dock at Yesler Way will be inbound only – all outgoing traffic will use Marion Street. In addition, South King Street west of Alaskan Way is closed to vehicle traffic for up to one more week. Although vehicles are restricted, flaggers will direct pedestrian and bicycle traffic to access the Elliott Bay Trail at South King Street. Daytime work hours are from 7 AM to 5:30 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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