Starting today, 23rd Ave Corridor Improvement Project crews are completing improvements at Rainier Ave S and 23rd Ave S, reducing travel lanes as needed. Then Saturday night through Sunday morning they’ll pave 23rd Ave S, from Massachusetts to Rainier; the work is weather dependent – and rescheduled from last weekend.
What you can expect:
INTERSECTION | Rainier and 23rd avenues S
Curb lanes will be closed when crews are drilling and pouring concrete foundations for signal poles.
September 27 – October 1 | varied hours
Closures | adjusted as able, to ease traffic
- Rainier Ave S – reduced to 1 lane both NB and SB as needed, before/after intersection.
- S Hill St – E and W legs closed to through-traffic; local access will be maintained.
PAVING | 23rd Ave S, S Massachusetts St to Rainier Ave S
This work is weather-dependent and may be rescheduled if necessary, as it was from 9/22/18.
September 29, 5 PM – September 30, 7 AM
- 23rd Ave S – fully closed to traffic from S Massachusetts St to Rainier Ave S; detour signs posted.
We appreciate your patience during this work!
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