Reminder: Sound Transit plans nighttime closures of SR 104 off-ramps starting Aug. 10

Starting Monday, August 10, Sound Transit’s contractor will continue night work at the SR 104 and northbound Interstate 5 interchange. Both the off-ramps and on the off-ramps will be closed while this work is underway, and detours will be provided (see map). The contractor has obtained a temporary noise variance to complete this work. This…

6th and Dayton intersection to be closed June 22-24

Crews working on the Dayton Street Utility Improvements Project plan to close the 6th Avenue and Dayton Street intersection from June 22-24 to prepare the area for final paving in the coming weeks. During this closure: Traffic through the 6th Avenue intersection will be restricted. Access to businesses, driveways, and parking lots will be maintained….

5th and Dayton to be closed June 3-4 for crosswalk repairs

While the City of Edmonds said that Dayton Street construction project crews “made great progress” in the last week paving 5th Avenue between Maple and Main Streets, repairs need to be made to one recently installed crosswalk. As a result, the 5th Avenue and Dayton Street intersection will be closed June 3-4. “The special colored…

Expect I-5 overnight lane closures May 29-June 1 due to Sound Transit light rail work

Starting as soon as Friday, May 29, Sound Transit’s contractor working on the Lynnwood Link light rail extension will be implementing two nighttime traffic shifts on Interstate 5 between 228th Street Southwest and 236th Place Southwest. This work is necessary to complete utility work on both I-5 northbound and southbound and some striping and barrier…

Crews set to wrap up 5th and Dayton work this week, with closures planned

The City of Edmonds said it is working to complete the pavement and crosswalk replacements at 5th Avenue and Dayton Street prior to the state’s anticipated Phase 2 re-opening of businesses in the downtown core. The reconstruction of decorative concrete crosswalks at this location will require a 72-hour closure as well as intermittent closures until…

Scene on video: Progress on the Edmonds Waterfront Center

This video, created by Edmonds Senior Center/Waterfront Center Executive Director Daniel Johnson, showcases the restart of construction at the Edmonds Waterfront Center, which will replace the senior center at 220 Railroad Ave. Construction was shut down in accordance with Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home orders to stop the spread of COVID-19, but was restarted May 4….

Sound Transit to close SR 104 on and off ramps overnight starting May 28

As early as Thursday, May 28, Sound Transit’s contractor will begin night work on the ramp from eastbound State Route 104 to the northbound ramp of Interstate 5. Both the on and off ramps will be closed while this work is being done. Detours will be provided (see map). The contractor has obtained a temporary…

City of Edmonds to begin summer 2020 paving work next week

Starting Monday, May 18, the City of Edmonds will start paving approximately 3½ lane miles of streets at various locations throughout the city — with completion scheduled for July. The work will involve grinding off the top two inches of old pavement and replacing it with new asphalt pavement. After the work is complete, residents…

Dayton Street road reconstruction work set to start May 13

Crews working on the Dayton Street utility improvements project will begin road reconstruction  Wednesday, May 13. The work will be located on Dayton Street from 5th to 6th Avenue and on 5th Avenue between Main Street and Maple Street. It is expected to last for several weeks. During this work: One-way traffic will be maintained…

Sound Transit to close SR 104 on and off ramps overnight starting May 11

As early as Monday, May 11, Sound Transit’s contractor will begin night work on the ramp from eastbound State Route 104 to the northbound ramp of Interstate 5. Both the on and off ramps will be closed while this work is being done. Detours will be provided (see map). The contractor has obtained a temporary…

6th and Dayton intersection closure planned for May 4

Crews working on the Dayton Street Utility Improvements project in downtown Edmonds plan to close the 6th Avenue and Dayton Street intersection this Monday, May 4 to continue installing the new water main. During this closure: – Traffic through the 6th Avenue intersection will be restricted. – Access to businesses, driveways and parking lots will…

Edmonds Senior Center to restart Waterfront Center construction May 4

The Edmonds Senior Center said it plans to restart construction of the Edmonds Waterfront Center on Monday, May 4. “Everyone is ecstatic to see things get back underway,” said Edmonds Senior Center Board President Gary Haakenson. “We had been making such great progress since the start of construction in July.” On Friday, April 24, the…

City working to clarify guidance for builders on construction projects

With construction limited or slowed due to COVID-19, the City of Edmonds is working to help builders know which projects in Edmonds can move forward and to plan for the extra time needed to complete projects. Gov. Jay Inslee issued a “Phase One” construction order April 24, allowing many existing construction activities to be resumed. City…

Inslee announces plan to allow construction projects previously underway to be completed

Gov. Jay Inslee, in consultation with the state’s construction industry, announced a plan Friday to allow current construction projects to be completed. According to an announcement from the governor’s office, the recommendations were informed by workers, contractors, health and safety experts, and local government officials, for safe construction standards. “I thank all those involved in…

7th and Dayton Street intersection to be closed April 23

Crews working on the Dayton Street Utility Improvement project are planning to close the 7th Avenue and Dayton Street intersection Thursday, April 23, to continue installing the new water main. During this closure: Traffic through the 7th Avenue intersection will be restricted. Access to businesses, driveways and parking lots will be maintained. The sidewalks at…

Sound Transit shuts down nearly all construction systemwide due to COVID-19 safety concerns

Due to COVID-19 risks, Sound Transit said Monday it is directing contractors to suspend almost all construction on its region-wide transit expansion projects — including the Lynnwood Link light rail extension — starting immediately through May 4. The very limited work that does continue will focus on tasks considered critical and/or necessary to ensure that…

8th and Dayton intersection closure planned for April 1-2

Crews working on the Dayton Street Utilities Improvement project plan to close the 8th Avenue and Dayton Street intersection Wednesday, April 1 through Thursday, April 2, to continue installing the new water main. During this closure: – Traffic through the 8th Avenue intersection will be restricted. – Access to businesses, driveways and parking lots will…

6th and Dayton intersection closure planned for March 30

Crews plan to close the 6th Avenue and Dayton Street intersection March 30, to continue installing the new water main as part of the Dayton Street Utility Improvements project. During this closure: – Traffic through the 6th Avenue intersection will be restricted. – Access to businesses, driveways and parking lots will be maintained. – The…

Upcoming Dayton Street closures planned for March 25-26

Crews working on phase 2 of the Dayton Street Utility Improvements project plan to close the 7th Avenue and Dayton Street intersection March 25-26, to continue installing the new water main. During this closure: – Traffic through the 7th Avenue intersection will be restricted. – Access to businesses, driveways, and parking lots will be maintained….

Additional Dayton Street intersection closures planned for Feb. 24-26

As part of the Dayton Street Utility Improvements project, crews plan to close the 8th Avenue and Dayton Street intersection from Feb. 24 through Feb. 26 to replace sections of the stormwater pipe. During this closure: – Through traffic will be restricted. – Access to businesses, driveways and parking lots will be maintained. – The…