Western Avenue closed Saturday, Aug. 29 for crane installation

Western Avenue will be closed from Union to University streets on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. to for erection of a crane for work on a development located on private property.

Southbound through traffic will be detoured from Elliott (which leads into Western) at Wall Street to First Avenue; however, drivers will be able to continue on Elliott get to the southbound SR99, Alaskan Way Viaduct on-ramp. Northbound traffic on Western will be detoured to Alaskan Way at University Street.