The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has rescheduled the previously announced weekend closures of eastbound Mercer Street and Ninth Avenue N for this weekend beginning on Friday, April 11 at 11 p.m. through Monday, April 14 at 5 a.m. Travelers can expect significant traffic delays and should plan ahead and use alternate routes.
Closures of eastbound Mercer Street between Dexter and Ninth avenues and Ninth Avenue N between Mercer and Republican streets: April 11-14
- While eastbound Mercer Street is fully closed to traffic between Dexter and Ninth travelers heading toward I-5 on Mercer Street should take southbound Fifth Avenue N to Harrison Street and eastbound Broad Street to reconnect with Mercer Street. More information about alternate routes during construction may be found at: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/mercercorridor.htm.
- When Ninth Avenue N is fully closed to traffic between Mercer and Republican streets, travelers heading southbound on Ninth Avenue N will be required to turn left onto eastbound Mercer Street and use southbound Westlake Avenue N to reach the City Center.
- Traffic on Dexter Avenue N will be maintained in both directions at all times.
- The I-5 ramps at Mercer Street, westbound Mercer Street, and Broad Street will remain open during this work.
Access to the Seattle Center from I-5 via westbound Mercer and Broad streets will be open through the weekend, but travelers should expect delays.
Early warning signs will be placed in advance of all detours. More information about alternate routes during construction may be found at: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/mercercorridor.htm.
Please note this work is weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.
Contact: Peg Nielsen 206.684.8114