Mercer Corridor Project
Weekly Construction Preview

Rain garden

Crews are installing a “rain garden”
at Westlake Avenue North.

mercer_logo_200This week, crews will continue grading and paving the roadway on Valley Street, Broad Street and Westlake Avenue North, north of Mercer Street. Crews will also continue 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 and Harrison streets.

Activities this week include:

• Continue sidewalk saw cutting and removal on the north side of Mercer Street between Third Avenue North and Fourth Avenue North and begin conduit crossing across Third Avenue North at Mercer Street midweek.
• Continue sidewalk work on the east side of Fourth Avenue North between Roy and Mercer streets.
• Continue pavement grading and paving on Westlake Avenue North between Valley Street and Ninth Avenue North, on Broad Street between Ninth Avenue North and Westlake Avenue North, and on Valley Street between Terry Avenue North and Fairview Avenue North in preparation for rebuilding the roadway.
• Continue work on the abutments for the east side of the SR 99 overpass over Mercer Street.
• Continue installing dowels in the north retaining wall on Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North.
• Continue duct bank installation on Sixth Avenue North between Mercer and Roy.
• Continue pole and conduit installation for new signals on Valley Street.

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.