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Mercer Corridor Project: Eastbound Mercer Street lane restrictions begin January 28; Full closures of Taylor Avenue N through February 6

SDOT advises travelers of the following construction work within the Mercer Corridor Project Area that will impact commute and traffic: Lane restrictions on eastbound Mercer Street begin January 28 Eastbound Mercer Street will be restricted to one lane between Fifth Avenue N and Ninth Avenue N from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for approximately two […]


Mercer Corridor Project: closures on Mercer and Dexter Feb. 6-9, north sidewalk opens Feb. 9

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers of the full closure of westbound Mercer Street between Ninth Avenue North and Fifth Avenue North, and Dexter Avenue North between Roy and Mercer streets. Crews will complete concrete pours and remove the temporary roadway along the south side of Mercer Street at Dexter. This is a major […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Temporary pedestrian and bicycle route changes

The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers about changes to pedestrian and bicycle detours throughout the Mercer Corridor. Mercer Street and Taylor Avenue North Beginning Thursday, Jan. 22, the crosswalk across Mercer Street at Taylor Avenue North will be closed for approximately three days to accommodate concrete pours on the north side of the intersection. […]


35th Avenue NE, in Lake City, now open to through traffic

Seattle Public Utilities Road and new bridge reopen as part of floodplain restoration project Following a seven-month closure for flood reduction and habitat restoration work, 35th Avenue NE, in Lake City, is now open to through traffic — including Metro routes 64 and 65. Over the next few weeks, there will be occasional lane closures […]


Detours Along Burke-Gilman for City Light Electrical Improvements

Seattle City Light: PROJECT UPDATE: Seattle City Light is continuing work to upgrade the electrical reliability and capacity of the system feeding the University of Washington. The final phase of the project requires intermittent detours on the Burke-Gilman Trail while underground conduit is installed between City Light’s substation near I-5 and the UW’s substation near […]


Mercer Corridor Project update: work is on schedule for completion this fall

The Seattle Department of Transportation and its contractor have finished much of the construction for the Mercer Corridor Project. Construction is on schedule to continue this year with completion this fall, thanks to diligent, hard-working crews. The final configuration will feature three lanes on Mercer Street in each direction between Fifth Avenue North and I-5, […]


Two new crosswalks planned for Delridge Way SW

As part of the Safe Routes to School program, SDOT plans to install two new marked school crosswalks on Delridge Way Southwest near the Louisa Boren Building, located on Delridge south of Southwest Juneau Street. These crosswalks will serve students attending Arbor Heights and K-5 STEM schools at the Boren building. One crosswalk will be […]


Ferry access and traffic patterns to change on Seattle’s waterfront starting Jan. 12

SR 99 tunnel, Elliott Bay Seawall work ramping up near Colman Dock Two construction projects, one waterfront and very little space. The result, for ferry riders and people traveling near Colman Dock, is a change in routine starting Monday, Jan. 12. All vehicles will enter the Washington State Ferries terminal at Colman Dock via Yesler […]


Mercer Corridor Project: Nighttime lane restrictions on Mercer Street and southbound Dexter Avenue North, January 5 – 8

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers of nighttime lane restrictions on Mercer Street and southbound Dexter Avenue North to accommodate electrical work. Work will occur Monday, Jan. 5 through Jan. 8 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. Travelers can expect the following impacts: Westbound Mercer Street will be restricted to […]


Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, Dec.31st – Sunday, Jan. 4th

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers there are New Year’s Eve parties and events happening throughout the city Wednesday night through early Thursday morning that will increase traffic and travel times. Please travel safely to and from your destinations. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31: Resolution New Year’s Eve Party: An electronic music concert at WaMu […]