The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of nighttime lane restrictions on westbound Mercer Street and southbound Dexter Avenue North beginning Dec. 8 to accommodate electrical work. Work will occur Monday through Thursday the weeks of Dec. 8 and Dec. 15, beginning each night at 8 p.m. through 6 a.m. the following morning.
Travelers can expect the following impacts:
- Westbound Mercer Street will be restricted to one lane between Ninth Avenue North and SR 99. One lane on westbound Mercer Street will remain open at all times.
- Southbound Dexter Avenue North will be restricted to one lane between Roy and Mercer streets. One lane on southbound Dexter Avenue North will remain open at all times.
- Bicyclists on southbound Dexter Avenue North will be required to merge with vehicular traffic.
Please plan ahead and expect traffic delays.
As a reminder, crews are continuing sidewalk work at the northeast corner of Fifth Avenue North and Mercer Street and on Fifth Avenue North between Harrison and Thomas streets. Please follow pedestrian signage throughout the work zone. The latest pedestrian detour map is available at http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/mercer_maps_detour.htm .
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