Road construction associated with the Mercer
West project is nearing completion, with minor/intermittent lane closures
through the remainder of the summer. Please take into account the following as
you route your way to and from Seattle Center, and allow extra time in your
travels during this critical period of transition on our roadways.
Through summer 2015: 5th Ave. N. between Harrison and Broad
streets will be restricted to one lane in each direction sporadically on
weekdays, from 7am/9am-3pm, and sidewalk work will continue. The sidewalks at
5th and Broad will be restricted for pedestrians. Please follow pedestrian
Through summer 2015: Mercer St. between 5th Ave. N. and 9th Ave. N. will be restricted
sporadically on weekdays, 9am-3pm. A
minimum of one lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.
Elliott Bay Seawall Project: Work continues seven days a week between
Yesler Way and Madison St. Work between
Madison and Pike streets has paused for the summer. In the coming weeks,
jet grout installation will begin between Madison and Columbia streets. Learn more at: http://www.waterfrontseattle.org/seawall.
Friday, Aug. 29 at 11pm until Saturday, Aug. 29 at 6am:: Dexter Ave. N. will fully close
between Republican and Harrison streets.
Saturday, Aug. 29, 9am – 9pm: Crews will fully close W. Mercer St. between
Queen Anne Ave. N. and 1st Ave. W. during the erection of a tower crane.
Tuesday, Sept. 8 – Friday, Oct. 30, 24/7: Roy St. between 4th Ave. N. and 5th Ave. N.
will be closed for six to eight weeks during the installation of a new
stormwater detention system. Local access will be maintained between 4th Ave.
N. and the alley to the east. The alley will be southbound only during the
If roads around the Mercer corridor are congested, consider other options
to access I-5 and SR-99 using entry points south of Seattle Center along 2nd Ave. and 5th Ave. More information about
alternate routes during construction may be found at: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/mercercorridor.htm
Until SR-99 Tunnel opens to traffic: 6th Ave N is closed between Thomas and Republican streets. Harrison St.
is closed between Aurora Ave. N and Broad St. Republican St. is closed between
Aurora Ave. N and 6th Ave N.
For the SR-99 tunnel project, visit www.alaskanwayviaduct.org or call
King County Metro at www.kingcounty.gov/metro or call 206-553-3000.
Sound Transit at www.soundtransit.org
Community Transit at www.commtrans.org
Seattle Center Monorail at www.seattlemonorail.com