East and West Detours at the East Yesler Way and 23rd Avenue Intersection April 18 – 22

SDOT advises travelers of upcoming daytime construction, detours, and a partial closure of the East Yesler Way and 23rd Avenue intersection. The east side of the intersection will be closed from April 18 – 22 as crews complete paving work. Please see below for details.

From 7 a.m. on Monday, April 18, to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 22, travelers can expect the following:

• The east side of the East Yesler Way and 23rd Avenue intersection will be closed to traffic, but local access to destinations near the intersection will be provided.

o East Yesler Way will be open only for local access between Martin Luther King Jr Way and 23rd Avenue.

• Northbound and southbound traffic on 23rd Avenue will be maintained at all times.

• Detours around the intersection of East Yesler Way and 23rd Ave include:

o For westbound East Yesler Way traffic, drivers will take Martin Luther King Jr Way to South Jackson Street.
o For eastbound East Yesler Way traffic, drivers will take 23rd Avenue to South Jackson Street.

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 clearly marked. SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.

Please visit the website for more information: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/23rd_Ave.htm.

 ###