Electrical Infrastructure Repairs on Harvard Avenue Begin This August

Starting in early August 2017, Seattle City Light will be taking steps to maintain the electrical reliability in the Capitol Hill area by repairing an electrical vault and conduits along Harvard Avenue. This work will be done in two stages.

Starting in early August 2017, Seattle City Light will be taking steps to maintain reliability in the Capitol Hill area by repairing handholes and conduit along Harvard Avenue. This work is being coordinated with W.G. Clark Construction and the 722 East Pike Street project.

Stage 1 – Week of August 7, 2017

Crews will be trenching for electrical conduit across Harvard Avenue, between East Pine Street and East Pike Street.

Harvard Avenue will be open for local access only during construction hours.

Stage 2 – Week of August 14, 2017

Crews will close the north side of Harvard Avenue between East Pike Street and East Union Street to access a handhole.

The south side of Harvard Avenue will be accessible for local access. Parking will be restricted on Bolyston Avenue to allow for detoured traffic.

Project Impacts

Parking will be restricted within the construction work area. Traffic and pedestrian safety will be maintained by uniformed police officers and flaggers.

Crews will be careful to maintain access to buildings. Driveways will remain open during construction.

Maintenance outages are required to do the work safely. Customers will be notified in advance of any outage.

Timing & Coordination

This project is anticipated to start during the week of August 7, 2017. It is expected that the work will take approximately two weeks to complete. Daily work hours are from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with possible weekend work.

For more information, customers can contact Kristy Tibbetts, Crew Coordinator at (206) 684-3043 or kristy.tibbetts@seattle.gov.

Visit Seattle City Light’s “At Work in Your Neighborhood” website for the latest updates on this project: http://www.seattle.gov/light/atwork/release.asp?RN=396.