Mercer Corridor Project
Weekly Construction Wrap-Up

Utility duct bank work on Terry Avenue North

Utility duct bank work on Terry Avenue North

 

mercer_logo_200This week, crews continued to work on underground utilities on Valley Street, Broad Street, Ninth Avenue North and Westlake Avenue North, north of Mercer Street. Crews also continued 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:

  • 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 water main work on Valley Street between Ninth Avenue North and Terry Avenue North.
  • Continued pavement removal and grading on Westlake Avenue N 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.