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

This week, crews focused 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 included:

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

Traffic engineers will continue to:

  • Monitor traffic flow on Mercer Street after changing the signal timing the weekend of February 2-3 to give an additional 20 seconds of travel time to the east-west movement on Mercer Street during the morning and evening commutes.
  • 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.