June 14 – 17: Repairing the Roadway Panels at Mercer St and Fairview Ave N

Street Closed sign on Mercer St

 

Crews will be repairing the roadway panels on westbound Mercer St at Fairview Ave N this Friday, June 14 – Monday, June 17. Prepare for impacts to travel throughout the weekend.

 

Here’s what you can expect:

 

SCHEDULE

Work will begin on Friday, June 14 at 9 PM. Streets will reopen in time for the morning commute on Monday, June 17.

 

CLOSURE | DETOUR

Westbound Mercer St between I-5 and Boren Ave N will be closed, as well as the I-5 SB off-ramp to Mercer St. Use alternate routes and expect increased traffic at the I-5 SB off-ramps to Union St, Stewart St, and James St.

 

Drivers coming onto Mercer from NB I-5 will take a mandatory left to Fairview Ave N, where they will then be directed to Denny Way and then to Westlake Ave N.

 

Fairview Ave N will be open in both directions, and eastbound Mercer St to the I-5 on-ramps will remain open.

 

A uniformed police officer will be directing traffic at the intersection of Mercer St and Fairview Ave N throughout the weekend. Traffic engineers will be making signal adjustments on Mercer St to keep people moving.

 

Diagram of Mercer St Closure

 

NOISE

Expect loud noise and vibrations on Friday between 9 PM – 12 AM.

 

PROJECT OUTCOME

This work is to permanently restore the pavement that was damaged in the crane collapse on Saturday, April 27.

 

Want more information?

 

If you have any questions, please contact 206-684-7623 or 684-ROAD@seattle.gov. We appreciate your patience during this work.