Smooth, new panels coming to NE 45th near I-5!

Image by Google Maps | NE 45th St just east of the I-5 bridge, at 7th Ave NE

Concrete work to replace patchy westbound sections.

Image by Google Maps | work area

This weekend and next, our concrete team will be replacing about half of the NE 45th westbound bus pullout lane and far right lane, just west of 7th Ave NE. These lanes receive high volumes of traffic, especially buses. Mass transit moves people efficiently but does so with great mass—impacting the pavement. The new panels will improve the street surface for people in buses, on bicycles, and in cars.


What you can expect the next two weekends:


One westbound NE 45th travel lane will be open, between 5th Ave NE and 8th Ave NE, for 24 hours/day, June 16-17 and June 23-24. Eastbound lanes are not impacted. Work hours are 6 AM to 8 PM, with overnight hours for the concrete to cure.


Trucks wanting to turn west onto NE 45th St from 7th Ave NE will be detoured to NE 50th St. Flaggers will be on site during work hours, at the 5th Ave NE and 7th Ave NE intersections. Follow posted signage.

Thanks for your patience while crews make these improvements!


Contact us!

Have questions or concerns? Contact Jim Sheffield at or 206-472-3895.