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Mercer Corridor Project (East Phase)
Weekly Construction Wrap-Up


This week, crews primarily focused on pavement removal, grading and sidewalk demolition on Fairview Avenue N north of Mercer St, pouring concrete roadway on Fairview Avenue N south of Mercer St, and continued electrical work. Activities this week included:

  • Continued pavement removal and grading in preparation for rebuilding sections of Fairview Avenue N between Mercer and Valley streets.
  • Continued pouring concrete roadway on the east side of Fairview Avenue N between Mercer and Harrison streets.
  • Continued installing underground communication lines on Fairview Avenue N between Valley and Mercer streets.
  • Continued sidewalk removal and pole foundation installation on Fairview Avenue N between Mercer and Republican streets.
  • Work on the median and cast in place wall for the I-5 on- and off-ramps at Mercer Street was shifted to the week of November 12. This work will be located out of traffic and will not require lane restrictions on the I-5 on- and off-ramps at Mercer Street.

Traffic engineers will:

  • Monitor traffic flow on Mercer Street.
  • Monitor traffic flow at the Dexter Avenue N and Mercer Street intersection.
  • Continue planning for the eventual reopening of southbound Fairview Ave N.

As always, for up-to-minute construction updates join our project email list at: or call the 24-hour construction hotline at 206-419-5818.

Crews are currently pouring concrete pavement on Fairview Avenue North.