• 7/23/2015

    What you can expect on the central waterfront next week:

    • Seawall construction has paused until October 2015 on the central waterfront, between University and Madison streets.
    • Private work continues on Piers 54 and 57, also impacting parking on Spring Street.
    • Seattle Public Utilities continues work on the Western Avenue Emergency Water Main Replacement Project in various locations between Spring Street and Yesler Way. 

    What you can expect in the work zone adjacent to Colman Dock next week:


    • Work will occur seven days a week, both day and night, with the noisiest work stopping each day by 10 pm and resuming at 7 am on weekdays and 9 am on weekends. 
    • Under pier work continues and hours will vary and are dependent on the tides.
    • Excavation and shoring wall installation will continue between Madison Street and Yesler Way.
    • Jet grout installation activities will continue near Madison Street.


    • Intermittent closures of the Marion Street pedestrian bridge will occur during off-peak night time hours to allow for jet grout installation. During this work, pedestrian access will be maintained at the at-grade access on Alaskan Way, just south of Marion Street.  

    Vehicles and bicyclists

    • Steel plates will be installed as a precautionary measure at the Yesler Way driveway at Colman Dock to protect light penetrating surface panels.

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Construction Schedule

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