Emergency Sewer Repair on Fairview Ave. N.

Seattle Public Utilities

Contact:         Jade Sullivan, 206-255-8276, jade.sullivan@seattle.gov

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will complete an emergency repair on a damaged sewer pipe below Fairview Ave. N. in South Lake Union. The work will include street excavation, replacement of approximately eighty (80) feet of pipe and street restoration.


Work will begin this week and is expected to last four to five weeks, though rain could extend the street restoration schedule. Normal work hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Saturday or evening work may become necessary.


Work will occur in the center lanes of Fairview Ave. N. directly south of Harrison St.


  • The middle lanes of Fairview Ave. N. will be closed.

Outer lanes will remain open.

  • Bus stops will remain open.
  • Possible traffic delays.
  • Normal sewer service.
  • Noise, dirt and vibration.

















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Marybeth Turner

Public Relations Supervisor

City of Seattle Department of Transportation

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