Updates

Jet grout and utility work scheduled to continue next week

Next week, the Seawall Project will continue to install jet grout  at the work zone south of Colman Dock, both day and night, as well as conduct utility work beneath the central waterfront piers and at Waterfront Park. A variety of methods are being implemented to minimize noise to the greatest extent possible.

For more information about night work, please send us an email at seawall@waterfrontseattle.org or contact the project hotline at 206.618.8584.

 

Here’s a snapshot of construction activities occurring over the next week:

  • Jet grout will continue south of Colman Dock.
  • Installation of drilled shafts south of Colman Dock.
  • Seattle City Light is expected to continue electrical relocation work at night in various locations along the waterfront.
  • Continued potholing at Pike and Columbia streets.
  • Excavation of soil to prepare for installation of the new seawall south of Colman Dock. 

What you can expect:

  • Jet grout and other related activities south of Colman Dock will occur both day and night, Monday through Saturday.
  • Round-the-clock excavation work is planned to start as early as next week to make room for the new seawall structure. A variety of methods are being implemented to minimize noise to the greatest extent possible.
  • Sawcutting in support of utility work at Pike Street to occur between Pike and Union streets, just north of Waterfront Park, on Friday, July 18. Local detours may be in place with traffic and parking restored when work is complete.
  • Utility work is scheduled to occur between Pike and Union streets, just north of Waterfront Park, starting as early as Monday, July 21. Work will be conducted at night to avoid impacts to traffic, pedestrians and parking. Local detours may be in place during this work with traffic and parking restored each day. Noise will be mitigated to the greatest extent possible.
  • Utility work beneath the central waterfront piers is scheduled to continue. This work will be conducted from a work platform and skiffs that are visible in the vicinity of Waterfront Park. The schedule and timing of this work is dictated by the tides and is subject to change based on water conditions.
  • Divers will be in Elliott Bay adjacent to the seawall next week to gather data samples as part of the project’s ecosystems

For questions about Seawall construction, send us an email at seawall@waterfrontseattle.org or call our 24-hour hotline at 206.618.8584.