SDOT advises travelers of weekend construction, detours, and a full closure to through-traffic at the East Union Street and 23rd Avenue intersection April 23 – 24 and April 30 – May 1. Crews will continue storm drain and signal work during these closures as part of the 23rd Avenue Corridor Improvements Project. This schedule is weather dependent and subject to change. Please see below for details.
From 7 a.m. on Saturday to 11 p.m. on Sunday on the weekends of April 23 – 24 and April 30 – May 1, travelers can expect the following:
- The East Union Street and 23rd Avenue intersection will be closed to traffic in all directions, but local access to destinations near the intersection will be provided.
- East Union Street will be open only for local access between 14th Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr Way.
- Northbound 23rd Avenue remains closed between East Cherry Street and East Union Street.
- Two-way local access for residents of The Central Apartments will be provided on 23rd Avenue via East Spring Street.
- 23rd Avenue will be open only for southbound local access between East Spring Street and East Cherry Street.
- Detours around the intersection of East Union Street and 23rd Ave include:
- For southbound 23rd Avenue traffic, drivers will follow a detour via East Madison Street to 14th Avenue, with a left on East Cherry Street to return to 23rd Avenue.
- For northbound 23rd Avenue traffic, drivers will take East Chery Street to Martin Luther King Jr Way. To return to 23rd Avenue, take East Madison Street to East John Street.
- For eastbound East Union Street traffic, drivers will take 14th Avenue to East Cherry Street. To return to East Union Street, use Martin Luther King Jr Way.
- For westbound East Union Street traffic, drivers will take Martin Luther King Jr Way to East Cherry Street. To return to East Union Street, use 14th Avenue.
Pedestrian crossings will be maintained and clearly marked. SDOT would like to thank the public for its patience while this work is completed.
For information about bus service, look for Rider Alert notices at bus stops, visit Metro Online at www.kingcounty.gov/metro, or call 206-553-3000.
Please visit the website for more information: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/23rd_Ave.htm