Mercer Corridor Project
Weekly Construction Preview

Valley Street

Things are taking shape on Valley Street. In this photo, a crew member is finishing the surface of a new sidewalk.

mercer_logo_200This week, crews will continue grading and pouring sidewalks on Westlake Avenue North and on Valley 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:

  • Begin nighttime conduit repair work on Fairview Avenue North. Please note, southbound Fairview Avenue North will be reduced to one lane between Mercer and Republican streets and the Mercer Street I-5 off-ramp left turn onto southbound Fairview Avenue North will be restricted to one lane Monday and Tuesday nights.
  • Begin Seattle City Light vault work near the intersection of Fairview Avenue North and Valley Street.
  • Continue underground electrical work across Roy Street at Sixth Avenue North. Please note, Roy Street east of Sixth Avenue North will be local access only for approximately one week with no right turns from southbound SR 99 onto Roy Street being permitted.
  • Continue grading and pouring sidewalks on Westlake Avenue North between Mercer Street and Ninth Avenue North and on Valley Street between Westlake Avenue North and Fairview Avenue North.
  • Continue sidewalk work on the north side of Mercer Street between Second Avenue North and Fourth Avenue North.
  • 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 and footing on Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North.
  • Continue pole and conduit installation for new signals on Valley Street.
  • Continue installing poles and conduit for lighting on Westlake Avenue North and 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.