Magnolia Bridge to be closed Friday night for maintenance

Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will close the Magnolia Bridge from 8 p.m. Friday (Jan. 29) until 8 a.m. Saturday morning (Jan. 30th) to perform maintenance work. If crews are unable to complete the work Friday night, they will again close the bridge from 9 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 30) to 8 a.m. Sunday, (Jan 31). The Magnolia Bridge connects the Magnolia Boulevard West to 15th Avenue West, and connects the Magnolia Neighborhood to the rest of Seattle.

During this time drivers will still be able to access the Galer Street Flyover to Piers 86 thru 91. Access to the Marina and the Palasaides Resturant will be available via one of the ramps for two way traffic with flaggers. The west bound ramp will be closed first, and crews will continue our work across the width of the bridge to the south side. Then they will then close the east bound ramp and open the west bound ramp to two-way traffic with flaggers. Other drivers may use the West Dravus Street or the West Emerson Street bridges.

Metro buses will be rerouted. For information about bus service, look for Rider Alert notices at bus stops, see Metro Online, www.kingcounty.gov/metro or call (206) 553-3000.

 

Crews will replace worn grout pads between the bridge deck and the steel beams. This and other periodic maintenance helps to prolong the useful life of the bridge.

 

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