Repaving on S Michigan St, Corson Ave S and S Bailey St begins today, Monday, August 14

SDOT advises travelers that the repaving of parts of S Michigan St, Corson Ave S and S Bailey St began today, Monday, August 14, and is expected to take approximately 3 to 4 months to complete. This work is weather-dependent and subject to change.

From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays starting Monday, August 14, travelers can expect:

  • Crews to be repaving S Michigan St between 4th Ave S and Corson Ave S, Corson Ave S from S Michigan St to S Orcas St, and S Bailey St from Corson Ave S to Carleton Ave S.
  • From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, a single eastbound lane on S Michigan St east of 4th Ave S will remain open in the active work zone.
  • Crews will work west to east, on one side of the street at a time and complete paving on both sides of the street before moving on.
  • There are lane closures around the work zone. S Michigan St, Corson Ave S and S Bailey St will otherwise remain open throughout construction.
  • Some side streets may be closed for short periods.
  • Rough pavement after grinding and steel plates on the roadway.
  • Construction-related noise, dust, vibration, and asphalt odor.

Please note:

  • Access to businesses and services will be maintained throughout construction.
  • Sidewalks will remain accessible with occasional detours for pedestrians.
  • Police officers or flaggers will assist with traffic control and work zone safety.
  • Emergency vehicles will have access the work zone.

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If you have questions or concerns, please contact the construction outreach team at or 206-727-3669. SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.