What to expect during demolition

What to expect during viaduct demolition

Removing a concrete highway in a dense, urban environment will be unavoidably disruptive. Kiewit, the contractor conducting the work, has carefully designed their work to reduce disruption where possible to people living, working, and travelling nearby.

Narrow street with green demolition muncher machine at intersection beneath highway ramp

How to stay informed

The primary goal of both WSDOT and Kiewit is to remove the viaduct safely and quickly, while reducing construction's effects on people nearby. Read below for more information on what you can expect if you live, work or travel near the job site.

+ Construction schedule

+ Diagram of a work zone

+ Removing the viaduct frame by frame

+ Reducing noise, dust and other construction impacts


How to stay informed as work progresses

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