Mercer Corridor Project
Weekly Construction Preview

mercer_logo_200This week, crews will work to complete roadway restoration necessary for the re-opening of Valley Street, Broad Street, and Ninth Avenue North to traffic on Friday, September 20. Crews will also set girders necessary for rebuilding the eastern half of the SR 99 bridge over Mercer Street with partial closures on northbound SR 99 and Mercer street scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, Sept. 17 and 18.

Other activities this week include:

  • Begin sidewalk restoration at the intersection of Ninth Avenue North and Broad Street.
  • Continue sidewalk work along the south side of Republican Street between Fifth Avenue North and Fourth Avenue North.
  • Continue sidewalk work along the north side of Mercer Street between First Avenue North and Fifth Avenue West.
  • Continue installing poles and conduit for lighting on Westlake Avenue North and Valley Street.
  • Continue sidewalk work on the north side of Mercer Street between Warren 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 electrical work along the south side of Mercer Street between Eighth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North.

Reminder: Northbound SR 99 and eastbound Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Ninth Avenue North will be closed, September 17-19 from 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. each evening. SR 99 will be fully open to traffic the second night.

More information is available on our project website, http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/mercercorridor.htm.

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.