Mercer Corridor Project
Weekly Construction Wrap-Up

Westlake Avenue grading for the Mercer Corridor project

Westlake Avenue grading took place for the
Mercer Corridor project.

 

mercer_logo_200This week, crews will continue to work on underground utilities on Valley Street, Broad Street, Ninth Avenue North and Westlake Avenue North, north of Mercer Street. Crews are also continuing construction on the north side of Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North and the east side of SR 99 between Valley Street and Harrison Street. Activities this week included:

  • Completed signal repair at the intersection of Mercer Street and Westlake Avenue N. Due to a vehicular accident that removed a signal control cabinet, the signal at the intersection of Mercer Street and Westlake Avenue North was on temporary flash mode on Monday, June 10th while crews repaired the signal cabinet.
  • Completed night work at the intersection of Ninth Avenue North and Broad Street for underground water main and stormwater utilities.
  • Continued sawcutting, sidewalk removal and conduit installation on the north side of Roy Street between First Avenue North and Fifth Avenue North. Work will progress from west to east and will include parking lane closures while construction activities are underway.
  • Continued pavement removal and grading on Westlake Avenue North between Valley Street and Ninth Avenue North in preparation for rebuilding the roadway.
  • Continued work on the east side of SR 99 and Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North including excavation and shoring for retaining wall removal and bridge abutment installation.
  • Continued Seattle City Light and communications duct bank work on Valley Street between Terry Avenue North and Westlake Avenue North.

Traffic engineers will continue to:
• Monitor traffic on Mercer Street, Fifth Avenue North, Broad Street and Ninth Avenue North.
• Monitor traffic at the Westlake Avenue North and Mercer Street intersection.
• 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.

Work was performed this week on  underground electrical utilities.

Work was performed this week on underground electrical utilities on Valley Street.