Mercer Corridor Project (East Phase)
Weekly Construction Preview

Street grading at Fairview and Roy

Grading at Fairview Avenue North and Roy Street

 

This week, crews will focus on pavement removal and grading on Fairview Avenue N between Valley Street and Mercer Street in preparation for concrete pavement on the east side of the roadway and electrical work near the intersection of Fairview Avenue N and Valley Street.

Activities this week include:

  • Continue pavement removal and grading on Fairview Avenue N between Valley Street and Mercer Street in preparation for rebuilding the roadway.
  •  Continue concrete pavement installation on west side of Fairview Avenue N between Mercer Street and Harrison Street.
  •  Continue Seattle City Light electrical duck bank work on Fairview Avenue N between Mercer Street and Valley Street.
  •  Continue conduit and handhole installation for future street lights on west sides of Fairview Avenue N between Mercer Street and Harrison Street.
  •  Begin cast in place wall installation on the north side of the I-5 off-ramps.

Traffic engineers:

  • Changed the corridor signal timing over the weekend to give an additional 20 seconds of travel time to the east-west movement on Mercer Street during the morning and evening commutes.
  • Will continue to monitor traffic flow on Mercer Street.
  • Will continue to monitor traffic flow at the Dexter Avenue N and Mercer Street intersection.

For up-to-minute construction updates join our project email list at: www.seattle.gov/transportation/ppmp_mercer.htm or call the 24-hour construction hotline at 206-419-5818.