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What we’ve been up to: Mercer Corridor Project’s Substantial Completion Photo Blog

In August 2015, the West Phase of the Mercer Corridor Project reached substantial completion – meaning all major closures and improvements to the corridor are complete! All that remains is a localized closure on Roy St. and some low-key maintenance items with associated lane closures around the area, including landscaping,… [ Keep reading ]

Mercer Corridor Project – Where We’ve been and what’s next

The Mercer neighborhood Whether you’ve attended a concert at Seattle Center, watched the Fourth of July Fireworks around Lake Union, or dined at one of the many area restaurants, you’ve probably traveled along Mercer Street at some point. For more than 40 years, the Mercer Corridor has been a sticky… [ Keep reading ]

Mercer Corridor Project – A Healthy Community is an Informed Community

A construction project on the scale of the Mercer Corridor Project (MCP) requires significant engagement with the countless individuals, businesses, and communities that are influenced by construction activities. As the MCP moves toward substantial completion later this summer, the outreach team continues to keep the neighborhood informed about everything from… [ Keep reading ]

Mercer Corridor Project – Environmental Stewardship: Seattle’s First Greenroad

SDOT is proud to participate in the Greenroads program and showcase our commitment to the environment through design and construction of our transportation projects. Road construction is usually not perceived to go hand in hand with environmental stewardship, but the Greenroads Foundation, based in Redmond Washington, is working to change… [ Keep reading ]

Managing Traffic with updated Traffic Signals and Information Systems on Mercer Corridor

The Mercer Corridor Project is transforming Mercer Street into a principal arterial street that better serves the growing South Lake Union and Uptown urban centers while continuing to provide access to and from I-5 and the future SR 99 Tunnel for these neighborhoods and others to the north and west. … [ Keep reading ]

Mercer Corridor Project – The Importance of Improving Infrastructure

The Mercer Corridor Project West Phase is progressing toward completion later this year. After a few years of construction in the Mercer Corridor, with associated restrictions in mobility for all modes, Mercer Street, with new lanes, concrete pavement and sidewalks, and separated bike lanes will be fully operational. The Mercer Corridor… [ Keep reading ]

Plan Ahead for Sunday’s Big Game

Seattle’s abuzz with football excitement as the Seahawks look to make history in Phoenix this Sunday. On this final Blue Friday of the season, we present you with some critical information so you can plan ahead if you plan to drink. It’s common knowledge that drinking and driving don’t mix. Consider… [ Keep reading ]

Mercer Corridor Project – Maintaining Safety through the Corridor

Travelers who use the Mercer Corridor have much to look forward to as construction is expected to wrap-up later this year. As pavement is poured, lanes are added, sidewalks poured, bike lanes completed and signal timing adjusted, SDOT will maintain its commitment to safety to all those who work, live… [ Keep reading ]

3 C’s Help Mercer traffic flow and construction impacts diminish

As 2014 draws to a close, construction in Seattle presses on with some help from the three C’s: Coordination, Communication, and Collaboration. It’s been another boom year, following the 2013 surge—a bounce back from the recession. With the 2013 construction surge came the new Access Seattle Initiative to keep businesses… [ Keep reading ]

More Dynamic Message Signs coming to Seattle to keep Motorists informed

SDOT, like other transportation agencies throughout the nation, is using technological advances to better inform motorists of road conditions, giving drivers information they can use to consider the best route to reach their destination, or just how long it may take to get there. Dynamic Message Signs, are large overhead message boards… [ Keep reading ]