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SR 520 closed March 31- April 3 for construction

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:00

Steve Peer, communications, 425-301-2023

SEATTLE –  Beginning next Friday night, March 31, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close SR 520 in both directions for the weekend to complete a laundry list of construction activities.

The closure will stretch from Montlake Boulevard in Seattle to 92nd Avenue Northeast on the Eastside. Drivers traveling between Seattle and the Eastside next weekend should plan to take
I-90 or alternate routes around Lake Washington, and expect heavy congestion throughout the greater Seattle area.

Closure details

11 p.m. Friday, March 31, until 5 a.m. Monday, April 3, crews will close:

  • SR 520 and all on- and off-ramps between 92nd Avenue Northeast and Montlake Boulevard.
  • The floating bridge’s bicycle-and-pedestrian path.
  • The on-ramp from Montlake Boulevard to westbound SR 520 will remain open.

During the closure, Floating Bridge and Landings contractor crews will remove temporary  tolling gantries in Medina that were used during construction of the new bridge, and pave areas around the Evergreen Point lid.

In Seattle, contractor crews working on the West Approach Bridge North project will continue removing decommissioned ramps adjacent to the current eastbound lanes. Their work is a continuation of work completed during the last highway closure in January. Contractor crews will also repair asphalt in the current lanes of SR 520, touch up worn striping, and inspect sewer and water lines near the Montlake interchange.  

For information on road closures associated with SR 520 construction, please visit the SR 520 Orange Page and follow the project on Twitter

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