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  • Construction highlights for Friday, August 22 - Friday, August 29

    SR 99 corridor

    Friday, Aug. 22 – Wednesday, Aug. 27

    • Crews will close both directions of SR 99 between South Spokane Street and Valley Street from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25.
    • Both the South Royal Brougham Way on-ramp to northbound SR 99 and the Columbia Street on-ramp to southbound SR 99 will remain open until midnight Friday.
    • Both directions of SR 99 will remain closed between the south end of the Battery Street Tunnel and Valley Street from 5 a.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Wednesday.

    Monday, Aug. 25

    • Crews will close two lanes of northbound SR 99 from South Spokane Street to South Atlantic Street from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 25 to Tuesday, Aug. 26

    • Crews will close two lanes of southbound SR 99 from South Spokane Street to South Atlantic Street from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.

    Wednesday, Aug. 27

    • Crews will close two lanes of northbound SR 99 from South Spokane Street to South Atlantic Street from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 28

    • Crews will close two lanes of southbound SR 99 between South Spokane Street and South Atlantic Street from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
    • Crews will close the westbound West Seattle Bridge ramp to northbound SR 99 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

    North

    Wednesday, Aug. 27​ – Friday, Aug. 29

    • Mercer Corridor Project crews will close the right lane of westbound Mercer Street between Fifth Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.
    • Mercer Corridor Project crews will close the right turn lane from northbound Fifth Avenue to eastbound Mercer Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

    Wednesday, Aug. 27

    • Building construction will close John Street between Taylor Avenue North and Fifth Avenue North from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Central

    Starting Wednesday, Aug. 27

    • Building construction will close the left travel and curb lanes on Fifth Avenue between Madison and Marion streets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. 
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  • What we’re doing to keep traffic moving during the four-day SR 99 closure

    We’ve been asking you to do your part to reduce congestion when SR 99 closes for four days starting Friday night, Aug. 22. That includes things like changing your commute habits and choosing an alternate way to get around.

    But what are we, the agencies tasked with keeping traffic moving during this closure, doing to help? Quite a bit, actually. Here’s a roundup of some of the steps we’re taking to help you and your fellow commuters through the closure.

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