WSDOT Crews will close Dexter Ave N between Denny and Mercer St. overnight Monday, Dec. 15 and Tuesday, Dec. 16

Washington State Department of Transportation

To make room for SR 99 tunnel construction, crews are currently relocating utilities along Dexter Avenue North, and Harrison and Republican streets.  Crews will close Dexter Avenue North between Denny Way and Mercer Street overnight Monday, Dec. 15 and Tuesday, Dec. 16 in order to restripe the roadway. Bicyclists and drivers will be detoured to Ninth Avenue North. This work is weather-dependent and may be rescheduled.

Look for changes beginning Dec. 17

  • Dexter Avenue North: New striping on Dexter between Denny Way and Harrison Street will include one travel lane in each direction, a center turn lane and a bicycle lane between the curb and the parking lane. For more information, please visit SDOT’s Dexter Ave N Safety Improvements Project
  • Harrison Street will be open between Aurora and Eighth.
  • Republican Street will be closed between Aurora and Eighth.

Maintaining safety for all modes of transportation is WSDOT’s top priority.  Please contact us via email ( or call our hotline (1-888-AWV-LINE) if you have questions, concerns or suggestions.