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

This week, crews continued to focus on utility installations on Fairview Avenue N and installation of new signal poles and mast arms at the Fairview/Mercer intersection.

Please note that no construction work is planned for Saturday, December 22, through Tuesday, December 25. Construction activities will resume on Wednesday, December 26.

A vault lid that was installed this week.

Activities this week included:

  • Continued signal pole and mast arm installation at the intersection of Fairview Avenue N and Mercer Street.
  • Continued concrete installation on Fairview Avenue N between Mercer Street and Valley Street.
  • Continued Seattle City Light duct bank work and catch basin installation on the west side of Fairview Avenue N between Mercer and Harrison streets in preparation for rebuilding sections of the roadway.
  • Continued pole foundation and conduit installation on Fairview Avenue N.

Traffic engineers continued to:

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

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