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New year, new Mercer closures

January 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

By Laura at our sister site, Queen Anne View

The ongoing Mercer Corridor West work will pick back up on Monday, January 6. While the closures are thankfully post-holidays, there are still quite a few Seattle Center events, so plan ahead for your Mercer travels.

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Here’s the rundown from SDOT:

Daytime Closure: Monday, January 6 – Friday, January 10

  • Westbound W Mercer St between 4th Ave W and 5th Ave W will be fully closed beginning the morning of Monday, January 6, through the morning of Friday, January 10
  • Work hours are approximately 7am-4pm daily
  • Westbound traffic on W Mercer will be detoured south on 4th Ave W, then westbound on Harrison St to reconnect to Elliot Ave W
  • Eastbound traffic on West Mercer Street will be maintained at all times

Monday, January 6 – Thursday, January 9 and Monday, January 13 – Thursday, Jan 16

  • Nighttime closures of eastbound Mercer St between 5th Ave N and Dexter Ave N
  • Closures will be in effect from 9pm to 5am weekday evenings
  • Traffic on eastbound Mercer St will be required to turn right on 5th Ave N and re-connect to eastbound Mercer via Harrison and eastbound Broad streets
  • Northbound and southbound 5th Ave N will remain open to traffic
  • Access to Mercer from southbound 5th Ave N will be via Harrison and eastbound Broad streets
  • The sidewalk on Mercer Street will be closed between 5th Ave N and Dexter Ave N, pedestrians will be detoured to Broad Street.

SDOT advises travelers to plan ahead and use alternate routes.

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