Traffic Restrictions for 3rd Ave Belltown Paving Project September 7-11

SDOT advises travelers of temporary traffic revisions related to the 3rd Ave Belltown Paving Project. This work is weather-dependent and subject to change.

From Thursday evening, September 7 through 4 a.m. on Monday, September 11, travelers can expect the following:

  • Cedar St will be closed to traffic between 3rd and 4th avenues for repaving.
  • Local traffic can access the area but cannot cross 3rd Ave.
  • King County Metro will reroute buses during this work. The southbound bus stop on 3rd Ave near Cedar St will be temporarily relocated to 2nd Ave between Cedar and Vine streets. For information on changes to Metro routes, please visit http://kingcounty.gov/metro/alerts.

From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, travelers can expect the following:

  • Northbound 3rd Ave will be reduced to a single lane between Vine and Clay streets.
  • Southbound 3rd Ave will be rerouted to 2nd Ave at Broad St and return to 3rd Ave at Cedar St. A detour map is available on the project website.
  • King County Metro will reroute buses during this work. The southbound bus stop on 3rd Ave near Cedar St will be temporarily relocated to 2nd Ave between Cedar and Vine streets. For information on changes to Metro routes, please visit http://kingcounty.gov/metro/alerts.

For all roadways:

  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.
  • Police officers or flaggers will assist with traffic when crews are working.
  • Vehicles travelling on 3rd Ave may experience delays near the work zone.
  • Emergency vehicles can access the work zone, but will not be able to cross Cedar St at 3rd Ave.
  • The work is expected to create construction-related noise, dust, vibration, and concrete odor.

For more information, please visit the 3rd Ave Belltown Paving Project page.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the construction outreach team at 3rdAvePaving@seattle.gov, (206) 920-7073, or text “3rdAvePaving” to 33222 to receive construction alerts via text. SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.