Lane Restrictions on Columbia Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues for 2-way Transit Corridor Project begins December 11

SEATTLE – The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers that Columbia Street will be reduced to two travel lanes between 1st and 2nd Avenues beginning Monday, December 11 until June 2018, for the Columbia St 2-way Transit Corridor Project. This work is in partnership with King County Metro in preparation to convert Columbia St from a 1-way street to a 2-way transit pathway. Work includes complete street reconstruction to accommodate buses, new signal poles, and curb line changes. This work is weather-dependent and subject to change. 

From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily beginning Monday, December 11, until June 2018, travelers can expect:

  • Columbia St will be reduced to two travel lanes between 1st and 2nd Avenues
  • Westbound Columbia St traffic will be rerouted between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
    • Signed detours will be in place
    • Two traffic lanes will be maintained around the work zone
    • Local access will be maintained
    • Pedestrian access will be maintained
  • There will No Parking or Loading Zones in the work zone during construction
  • Vehicles travelling on Columbia Street may experience delays near the work zone
  • During weekend closures, Metro buses will use alternate routes. Visit King County Metro for more details http://kingcounty.gov/depts/transportation/metro/alerts-updates.aspx
  • Seattle Public Utilities will provide notice of temporary water shutdowns related to replacement of an existing watermain
  • Construction-related noise, dust, vibration, and concrete odor                                                       

For more information on this project, please visit: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/projects-and-programs/programs/transit-program/2-way-columbia

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Dan Anderson at dan.a.anderson@seattle.gov.

SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.

Temporary Closure of Burke Gilman Trail between Phinney Ave N and Stone Way N, December 9 – 10

SEATTLE – The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers that the Burke Gilman Trail will be closed between Phinney Avenue N and Stone Way N from Saturday, December 9 through Sunday, December 10 for repairs and pavement patch work. A detour will be in place during this time. This work is weather-dependent and subject to change.

From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily beginning Saturday, December 9, until Sunday, December 10 travelers can expect:

  • The Burke Gilman Trail will be closed to all travelers between Phinney Ave N and Stone Way N
  • Signed detours will be in place directing cyclists and pedestrians onto N 34th Street                                                     

If you have questions or concerns, please contact 684-Road@seattle.gov

SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.

Drainage Installation on Roosevelt Way NE to Restrict Travel Lanes December 5 -19

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers Roosevelt Way NE will be reduced to a single lane between NE 53rd and NE 55th Street from December 5 -19 to install a catch basin on the east side of the street and eliminate water ponding.

During this time, crews will be removing sections of pavement along with adjacent portions of driveway and sidewalk. This work is weather-dependent and subject to change.

From 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays from Tuesday, December 5 thru Tuesday, December 19 travelers can expect the following:

  • Roosevelt Way NE will be reduced to a single lane thru the work zone between NE 53rd and NE 55th Streets
  • Between weekday hours of 9 am – 4 pm cyclists will merge into the single open travel lane. During all other hours, cyclists will continue to use the protected bike lane.
  • Local access will be maintained
  • On-street parking will be prohibited in the work zone
  • Vehicles travelling on Roosevelt Way NE may experience delays near the work zone
  • Pedestrians will be detoured to the west side of Roosevelt Way NE
  • Business access will be maintained on the east side of Roosevelt Way NE adjacent to the work zone

                                                           

For more information on this work contact Paul Elliot at Paul.Elliot@seattle.gov

SDOT would like to thank the public for their patience while this work is completed.

 

Short-term Closures on 2nd Ave at Broad, Vine, Wall, Battery, and Lenora streets November 27 – December 1

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers that crews will close 2nd Avenue for short periods of time throughout the day on Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1 to install signal equipment at Broad, Vine, Wall, Battery, and Lenora Streets. This work is part of the 2nd Ave Mobility Improvements project.

Crews plan to install signal equipment at the following locations:

  • Monday, November 27 at Battery St
  • Tuesday, November 28 and Wednesday, November 29 at Wall St
  • Thursday, November 30 at Vine St
  • Friday, December 1 at Broad and Lenora Streets

Between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1, travelers can expect:

  • Intermittent short-term closures on 2nd Ave while crews work at each intersection
  • Signed detours directing traffic to 1st Ave around the closures
  • Sidewalks will remain open

Please visit the project web page for more information: www.seattle.gov/transportation/2ndave.htm.

SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.

Paving on Southbound 3rd Avenue near Lenora, Friday – Wednesday Nov 17-22

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers 3rd Avenue will be reduced to a single, northbound lane between Lenora and Battery streets from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 as well as Monday, November 20 through Wednesday, November 22, for final paving. During this time, southbound traffic will be rerouted. This work is weather-dependent and subject to change.

From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18; as well as Monday, November 20 through Wednesday, November 22, travelers can expect the following:

  • 3rd Ave will be reduced to a single, northbound lane between Lenora and Battery streets
  • Southbound 3rd Ave traffic will be rerouted to 5th Ave at Battery St, and return to 3rd Ave at Lenora St. A detour map will be available on the project website
  • Local access will be maintained
  • Uniformed police officers or flaggers will assist traffic during paving hours
  • Vehicles travelling on 3rd Ave may experience delays near the work zone
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained
  • Construction-related noise, dust, vibration, and concrete odor
  • Temporary changes to King County Metro routes:
    • King County Metro will reroute buses to 2nd Ave between Cedar and Blanchard
    • Southbound bus stop at 3rd Ave and Cedar St will be temporarily relocated 1 block north, between Cedar and Clay
    • Uniformed police officers will assist buses turning onto and off 2nd Ave during this reroute.
    • For more information on changes to Metro routes and stops, please visit http://kingcounty.gov/metro/alerts                                                          

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.