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Construction Updates

Construction Updates

The project team has obtained the Master Use Permits for the Addition project.  Construction for the Addition project started in July 2018. 

To receive emails with weekly status for the project:
Washington State Convention Center Addition:  wscca.notification@clarklewisjv.com

Neighborhood Update

Project Overview:
To accommodate excavation work for the Washington State Convention Center Addition, Olive Way between Ninth and Boren Avenues will shift to the north starting Wednesday, November 21. Three lanes of access to Interstate 5 and Capitol Hill will be retained in the rerouted area, including one lane for buses and two lanes for other vehicles. The Clark-Lewis team will also construct a pedestrian walkway along the new Olive Way route from Terry to Boren that will remain throughout excavation activities.

Time frame:
Rerouted Olive Way will be in place for approximately 18 months, at which point Olive Way will return to its original location with a new street, sidewalks, lighting, and landscaping.
Changes to Olive Way begin on Wednesday, November 21. 

 

Weekly Updates

January 16, 2019

Washington State Convention Center Addition

Additional Notice

Work to be accomplished between 1/19/19 and 2/2/19 will be:

  • Demolition and removal of demolition debris from inside the site
  • Continued excavation and shoring operations on site
  • Installation of duct banks along Howell and Boren
  • Load and export soil from the work site

This will necessitate the following temporary traffic control set-up:

  • Sidewalk closure on the East side of 9th Ave between Howell and Olive 
  • Sidewalk closure on the West side of Boren between Howell and Pine 
  • 3 year closure of Terry Ave between Howell and Olive 
  • Night closure of the 2 West lanes of Boren between Howell and Olive
  • Night closure of the 3 North lanes of Howell between 9th Ave and Boren

Regular Work Hours are from 7 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday  
Impact Noise Hours are from 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday and 9 AM - 5 PM, Saturday - Sunday 

Work outside regular hours to be accomplished between 1/19/19 and 2/2/19 will be:

  • Installation of duct banks on Howell from 9th Ave to Boren, and at Boren from Howell to Olive from 9 PM - 5 AM weekdays 
  • SPU will be doing work unrelated to the WSCC Addition on Boren near the Olive Tower on Sunday 1/20/19 starting at 10 PM. For questions or concerns contact Sean Corr by email sean.corr@seattle.gov or by phone 206-386-1807
  • Load and export soil from 8 PM - 5 AM through February 2019

Thank you for your understanding.

Project Contact

Larry Fuller - 415-961-8308

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