Yesler Bridge Rehabilitation Project: Update, June 2017 

With summer just around the corner crews look forward to completing a large portion of construction activities. To carefully complete this work, nightly and full weekend closures of 4th Ave S between S Washington St and Jefferson St will be required. Contractor crews will install fascia girders, pour concrete and paint the bridge. Dates of scheduled closures and what to expect are listed below.

Nightly partial closures, with 4th Ave S reduced to one lane between S Washington St to Jefferson St will take place  Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Full weekend closures, with 4th Ave S closed between S Washington St to Jefferson St will take place Friday, June 30, 7 p.m. – Monday, July 3, 5 a.m. AND Friday, July 14, 7 p.m. – Monday, July 17, 5 a.m.

Please expect large construction vehicles, lights, noise from trucks, back up alarms and other equipment. Be aware of pedestrian, bicycle, vehicle and bus detours around full closures. Fourth Ave S will be recuced to one lane between S Washington St and Jefferson St on June 12 – June 16 and July 10 – July 14.

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.