23rd Avenue Detours This Weekend from E Cherry St to E Jefferson St and at S Jackson St Intersection

SDOT  is advising travelers of weekend construction, detours, and intersection closures on 23rd Avenue at the South Jackson Street intersection and on southbound 23rd Avenue from East Cherry Street to East Jefferson Street while crews complete work on the 23rd Avenue Corridor Improvements Project. Local access will be provided to residences and businesses. This schedule is weather dependent and subject to change. Please see below for details.

Southbound 23rd Avenue closure from East Cherry Street to East Jefferson Street, Feb. 13 – 14
From 7 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14, travelers can expect the following:
• Southbound 23rd Avenue will be closed from East Cherry Street to East Jefferson Street; eastbound and westbound travel at the intersection of East Cherry Street and 23rd Avenue will be maintained.
• Detours around the closure at East Cherry Street and 23rd Avenue include:
o For southbound 23rd Avenue traffic, drivers will follow a detour via East Cherry Street to 21st Avenue. Drivers should take East Jefferson Street to return to 23rd Avenue.
o Northbound 23rd Avenue remains closed between South Jackson Street and East Union Street. Drivers will follow the regular construction detour on Martin Luther King Jr Way to East Union Street, where they can return to 23rd Avenue.
o For eastbound East Jefferson Street traffic, drivers will follow a detour on 14th Avenue to East Cherry Street.

Full intersection closure at South Jackson Street and 23rd Avenue South, Feb. 13 – 14
Beginning at 2 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 through 11 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14, travelers can expect:
The South Jackson Street and 23rd Avenue South intersection will be closed to traffic in all directions.
• South Jackson Street between 20th Avenue South and Martin Luther King Jr Way will be open for local access only.
• 23rd Avenue between East Yesler Way and South King Street will be open for local access only; northbound 23rd Avenue remains closed between South Jackson Street and East Union Street.
• Detours around the intersection of South Jackson Street and 23rd Avenue South include:
o For southbound 23rd Avenue traffic, drivers will follow a detour via East Yesler Way to 20th Avenue South, continuing on South Judkins Street to 23rd Avenue.
o For northbound 23rd Avenue traffic, take South Judkins Street to 20th Ave South to East Yesler Way to Martin Luther King Jr Way, returning to 23rd Avenue at East Union Street.
o For westbound South Jackson Street traffic, drivers will take Martin Luther King Jr Way to East Yesler Way. To return to South Jackson Street, use 20th Avenue South.
o For eastbound South Jackson Street traffic, drivers will take 20th Ave South to East Yesler Way. To return to South Jackson Street, use Martin Luther King Jr Way.

For information about bus service, look for Rider Alert notices at bus stops, visit Metro Online at www.kingcounty.gov/metro, or call 206-553-3000.

Pedestrian crossings will be maintained and businesses will remain open and accessible. SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.

Please visit the website for more information and to view a map of the detour routes: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/23rd_Ave.htm.