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New year, new Mercer closures

January 1st, 2014 by Laura

Mercer Corridor Project logoThe 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.

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.

Tags: Traffic