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APR 12: We’re repaving the east side of 25th Ave NE for all users.

We’re in construction to repave 25th Ave NE to improve safety, accessibility, and comfort for all users.


Starting at 8 PM tonight, April 12, we’ll pave the east side of 25th Ave NE between Montlake Blvd NE to NE 65th St. Here’s what you can expect.



Crews will pave the east side of 25th Ave NE from Montlake Blvd NE to NE 65th St tonight, April 12. Crews plan to work from 8 PM on April 12 to as late as 2 PM on Saturday, April 13.


C L O S U R E | D E T O U R

25th Ave NE will be closed to northbound traffic during this work. People driving north will be detoured from Montlake Blvd NE to 35th Ave NE.  One lane of southbound traffic will be maintained during paving. During the day (before 8 PM), a single lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction. Please follow marked pedestrian detours.


Tonight, when paving is taking place in front of properties on 25th Ave NE, residents and businesses will not have access to their driveway from 8 PM to as late as 2 PM on Saturday. Please use driveways and side streets east of 25th Ave NE and walk to homes and businesses if you need to leave before 2 PM on Saturday. The pavement needs 4 to 6 hours to cure and crews will be opening driveways as they are able.


paving 25th map



Expect loud noise and tar-like odors as the roadway is being paved.



For changes in Metro routes during paving, please refer to King County Metro Alerts.


P R O J E C T   O U T C O M E

We are repaving approximately 1.25 miles of 25th Ave NE between Montlake Boulevard NE and NE 65th St. Repaving will make the street more comfortable to drive on and extend its useful life. The project will also:


  • Upgrade curb ramps;
  • Make minor drainage system upgrades;
  • Replace traffic sensors; and
  • Make bus stop improvements.


25th Ave NE connects the Ravenna and Roosevelt neighborhoods to many local retail establishments and services. 25th Ave NE is also a transit route with service connecting northeast Seattle to the U District, Link light rail, and downtown Seattle.


For more information on this project, please visit our project page. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the construction outreach team at, or 206-733-9050.  We appreciate your patience during this work.