Traffic Restrictions for 3rd Ave Belltown Paving Project September 28 – October 2

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

From 7 a.m. on Thursday, September 28 through 7 a.m. on Friday, September 29, travelers can expect:

  • Wall St will be reduced to a single westbound lane between 3rd and 4th avenues.

From 7 a.m. on Friday, September 29 through 4 a.m. on Monday, October 2, travelers can expect:

  • Wall St will be closed to vehicle traffic between 3rd and 4th avenues. Traffic can access the area but cannot cross 3rd Ave.
  • Pedestrians will not be able to cross Wall St on the east side of the intersection of Wall St and 3rd Ave. Signed detours and flaggers will be onsite to assist people walking. 

From 7 p.m. Friday, September 29 through 7 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, travelers can expect:

  • Northbound 3rd Ave traffic will be rerouted to 1st Ave at Lenora St and return to 3rd Ave at Battery St.
  • Southbound 3rd Ave will be reduced to a single lane between Battery and Lenora streets.
  • King County Metro buses will be rerouted. For changes to Metro routes, please visit http://kingcounty.gov/metro/alerts.

From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 30, travelers can also expect:

  • Northbound 3rd Ave will be reduced to a single lane between Battery and Vine streets.
  • Southbound 3rd Ave traffic will be rerouted to 2nd Ave at Cedar St and return to 3rd Ave at Battery St.
  • King County Metro buses will be rerouted. The southbound bus stop on 3rd Ave near Cedar St will be temporarily relocated to 2nd Ave between Cedar and Vine streets. For changes to Metro routes, please visit http://kingcounty.gov/metro/alerts.

For all roadways:

  • A detour map is available on the project website.
  • Police officers or flaggers will be present to assist with traffic when crews are working.
  • Vehicles travelling on 3rd Ave may experience delays near the work zone.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained, though certain crosswalks may be temporarily inaccessible. Signed detours and flaggers will be onsite to assist those walking.
  • Emergency vehicles can access the work zone, but will not be able to cross 3rd Ave.
  • The work is expected to create construction-related noise, dust, vibration, and concrete odor.

For more information on this project, please visit: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/pave_3rd.htm.

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.