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

Setting a utility valut on Valley Street

Setting a utility valut on Valley Street

mercer_logo_200This week, crews continued to work on underground utilities on Valley Street, Broad Street and Westlake Avenue North, north of Mercer Street and signal installations on Dexter Avenue North, Broad Street and Fifth Avenue North.

Activities this week included:
• Continued sewer work on Westlake Avenue North and Broad Street.
• Continued Seattle City Light and communications duct bank work on Valley Street between Terry Avenue North and Westlake Avenue North.
• Continued landscaping installation on Fairview Avenue North between Valley Street and Mercer Street and on the south side of the I-5 on-ramps at Mercer Street.
• Continued traffic signal installations at the intersections of Dexter Avenue North and Republican Street, Broad and Harrison streets and signal modifications at Fifth Avenue North and Harrison Street.
• Continued tree removal along SR 99 between Roy and Harrison streets.
• Continued sidewalk removal and utility modifications on SR 99 between Roy and Harrison streets.

Reminder: Beginning tonight, Friday, May 3 through Monday, May 6, the I-5 on- and off-ramps at Mercer Street will be fully closed to traffic for sign bridge installation across each of the I-5 ramps, on-ramp base repair and paving, and striping.

Closure hours will be from Friday at 11 p.m. to Monday, at 5 a.m. Detour routes are available on the project website at: www.seattle.gov/Transportation/mercercorridor.htm .

Traffic engineers will continue to:
• Monitor traffic flow on Mercer Street and Fairview Avenue North.
• Monitor traffic on Ninth Avenue North.
• Monitor traffic flow at the Dexter Avenue North and Mercer Street intersection.

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