Seattle drivers should plan for possible overnight delays next week on State Route 99/Aurora Avenue North between Queen Anne Hill and Lake Union.
From Monday, Jan. 26, through the morning of Friday, Jan. 30, crews will close up to two lanes in each direction of SR 99/Aurora Avenue North between Valley and Halladay streets from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night.
During the closures, construction crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will continue work to locate existing utilities in advance of upcoming installation of overhead signs.
Recently, our team detected approximately one inch of ground settlement near the pit Seattle Tunnel Partners is building to access and repair the SR 99 tunneling machine. Settlement was also detected on the Alaskan Way Viaduct and some of the buildings that we are monitoring; the amount of settlement lessens in the surrounding area. Our experts are still analyzing data and conducting daily inspections of the viaduct, but the initial settlement we reported publically on Dec. 5 has since … more