Yesler Bridge Rehabilitation Project: Reminder, January 2017

From Tuesday, January 3 through mid-February, crews will close the sidewalk on the east side of 4th Ave S between S Washington and Jefferson streets. This sidewalk closure is in addition to the sidewalk closure on the west side of 4th Ave S, check out the detour map here. Crews will be widening the bridge footings (beneath the sidewalk) during the weekdays, and other crews will be installing a large electrical utility duct bank next to the eastern bridge abutment on weeknights. The right lane on 4th Ave S will be closed during weeknights to safely complete these activities.

A reminder that the left lane of 4th Ave S between S Washington and Jefferson streets is closed until early spring 2017. The center lanes will remain open to traffic, please use caution and follow detours around the work areas.

The Yesler Way Bridge Rehabilitation Project, which will improve safety and reliability while preserving the bridge’s historical elements, will continue through fall of 2017. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the project further, please contact Yesler­Bridge@seattle.gov or 206-684-8684. To learn more about the project, visit the project website.