Traffic Restrictions for 3rd Ave Belltown Paving Project October 5 – 12

SDOT advises travelers of upcoming traffic restrictions for the 3rd Ave Belltown Paving Project. This work is weather-dependent and subject to change.

From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily on Thursday, October 5 and Friday, October 6, travelers can expect:

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

 From 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, October 6, travelers can expect:

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

 From 7 a.m. on Monday, October 9 through 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, travelers can expect:

  • Wall St will be closed to traffic between 2nd and 3rd avenues. Local traffic can access the area but cannot cross 3rd Ave.
  • Pedestrians will not be able to cross Wall St on the west side of the Wall St/3rd Ave intersection. Detour signs and flaggers will be posted to assist people walking.
  • King County Metro will reroute buses during this work. For information on changes to Metro routes, please visit http://kingcounty.gov/metro/alerts.

 For all roadways:

  • Police officers or flaggers will 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. Detour signs and flaggers will be posted to assist people walking.
  • Emergency vehicles can access the work zone.
  • 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.