Mercer Corridor Project: overnight closures of northbound SR 99, eastbound Mercer Street scheduled for Sept. 17

Posted on Sep 12 2013 2:55 PM

The City of Seattle's Mercer Corridor Project will close northbound State Route 99 and a section of eastbound Mercer Street overnight on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The eastbound Mercer closure will also be in effect overnight on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Crews will use the closures to set girders for a new SR 99 bridge over Mercer. 

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Northbound SR 99, between the south end of the Battery Street tunnel and Valley Street, as well as eastbound Mercer Street, between Fifth Avenue North and Ninth Avenue North, will be closed from 10 p.m. Sept. 17 through  5:30 a.m. Sept. 18.   

No pedestrian access will be allowed on Mercer Street between Fifth and Dexter during the closure. Pedestrians will need to use the sidewalk on the north side of Broad Street to cross SR 99.

Southbound SR 99, westbound Mercer Street, Broad Street, and the I-5 on- and off-ramps at Mercer Street will remain open during the work.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Eastbound Mercer Street, between Fifth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North, will be closed from 10 p.m. Sept. 18 through 5:30 a.m. Sept. 19.

No pedestrian access will be allowed on Mercer between Fifth and Dexter during the closure. Pedestrians will need to use the sidewalk on the north side of Broad Street to cross SR 99.

Westbound Mercer Street, Broad Street, SR 99, and the I-5 on- and off-ramps at Mercer Street will remain open during the work.

Visit the Mercer Corridor Project website for more information.