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Mercer Alert: Full weekend closure of Mercer eastbound and southbound 5th Ave N

February 15th, 2014 by Laura Fonda

Reminder – this weekend brings another full weekend closure of eastbound Mercer St and southbound 5th Ave N. Closures begin at 4am Saturday, February 15 an run through 5am Monday, February 17.


  • Eastbound Mercer will be fully closed to traffic between 5th A N and Dexter Ave N
  • Travelers heading east from 5th Ave N should take Harrison St to eastbound Broad St to reconnect with Mercer at 9th Ave N
  • Southbound 5th Ave N will be fully closed to traffic between Roy and Mercer Travelers heading south on 5th Ave N will be detoured to westbound Roy Street and 4th Ave N to reconnect with 5th Ave N via eastbound Mercer
  • 5th Ave N will have lane restrictions between Mercer and Harrison streets – one southbound lane and one northbound lane on 5th Ave N will be restricted
  • Travelers heading toward I-5 or downtown from Queen Anne should use Queen Anne Ave N
  • The sidewalk on the north side of Mercer between 5th Ave N and Dexter Ave N will be closed – pedestrians will be detoured to Broad Street.
  • Mercer between I-5 and Broad St, Broad St, Dexter Ave N, Aurora/SR 99 and the I-5 on- and off-ramps at Mercer will remain open during the weekend work.

Click the map below for a larger (pdf) image:

Mercer 021514 map

Tags: Traffic