Rehabilitation of the historic Yesler Way Bridge started in May and required the complete closure of Yesler Way over 4th Avenue. One of the local businesses directly impacted by the project is 9000 Barbershop located at 321 Yesler Way.
SDOT Director Scott Kubly and Office of Economic Development (OED) Director Brian Surratt showed their support for this local business by stopping by the shop to get their hair cut.
The Yesler Way Bridge Rehabilitation Project will continue through fall 2017. When it is complete, Yesler Bridge will retain the unique design elements it had when it was built in 1910, and also have improved safety and reliability.
SDOT promotes businesses impacted by construction by clearly marking pedestrian walkways, using wayfinding signage, and keeping the nearby work site clean by moving construction materials and equipment when not in use. Please continue to patronize businesses like 9000 Barber Shop that are impacted by this work as they remain open and accessible during construction.
For more information on the Yesler Bridge Rehabilitation Project, please visit www.seattle.gov/transportation/yeslerbridge.htm.