Denny Network Construction Continues on Stewart Street

Seattle City Light’s contractor for the Denny Network Project has received a noise variance to work at night and in the early morning to install a large electrical vault on Stewart Street between Boren Avenue and Terry Avenue.
Photo of construction work.

Construction of an underground vault on Stewart Street.

Seattle City Light’s contractor for the Denny Network Project has received a noise variance to work at night and in the early morning to install a large electrical vault on Stewart Street between Boren Avenue and Terry Avenue. During this work, Stewart Street will be reduced to one lane, which will be shared by general purpose traffic, bicycles and transit. Dates and times of this work are:

  • Friday, April 1 from 7 p.m. until Monday, April 4 at 6 a.m.
  • Friday April 8 from 7 p.m. until Monday, April 11 at 6 a.m.

If you are traveling downtown during construction, please consider other routes, especially when exiting from Interstate 5.

Monthly Online Construction Update April 6: Join the Denny Network Project team on Wednesday April 6 at 12 p.m. for an online construction update. This web-based event kicks off the first in a monthly series designed to keep project-area stakeholders informed of construction progress. We’ll share an update of completed work, look ahead at what’s next, and answer your questions. Signing up is easy—click this link:

http://tinyurl.com/OnlineConstructionUpdate

Schedule

April 1 – 3 and April 8 – 10: South side of Stewart Street between Boren Avenue and Terry Avenue

Electric vault installation: This work will occur at night between 7 p.m. on Friday and 6 a.m. on Monday

April 4 – 7: Intersection of Stewart Street and 7th Avenue

Potholing to confirm utility locations, soil sampling for analysis and setting up settlement monitoring stations

April 5 – 7: Intersection of Stewart Street and Boren Avenue

Relocating a side sewer: This work will occur at night between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m.

April 8, and 11 – 13: Intersection of Stewart Street and 6th Avenue

Potholing to confirm utility locations, soil sampling for analysis and setting up settlement monitoring stations

April 12 – 14: Intersection of Stewart Street and Minor Avenue

Relocating a side sewer: This work will occur at night between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m.

April 13 – 15: Stewart Street between 7th and 6thAvenues and on 6th Avenue between Stewart Street and Westlake Avenue

Potholing to confirm utility locations, soil sampling for analysis and setting up settlement monitoring stations

April 15 – 17 and April 22 – 24: Stewart Street between 8th Avenue and 7th Avenue

Electric vault installation: This work will occur at night between 7 p.m. on Friday and

6 a.m. on Monday

April 18: Virginia Street between Minor Avenue and Boren Avenue

Potholing to confirm utility locations, soil sampling for analysis and setting up settlement monitoring stations

April 19 – 21: Intersection of Virginia Street and Boren Avenue

Potholing to confirm utility locations, soil sampling for analysis and setting up settlement monitoring stations

Note: This schedule is subject to change due to weather or other circumstances

Traffic Restrictions

From now through August 2016, drivers should expect congestion on Stewart Street between Yale and Westlake Avenues as the project continues with the installation of vaults and duct banks along Stewart Street. To stay informed about traffic conditions, subscribe to SDOT’s email alerts by following this link: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/emailalerts.htm

What to Expect During Construction

  • Lane restrictions and some traffic and pedestrian detours
  • Typical weekday work hours from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Some night and early morning work between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • Parking and loading restrictions near work zones
  • Typical construction impacts such as dust, noise and truck activity