Concrete pour at U District Station

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As early as Tuesday, March 27, Sound Transit's contractor will conduct a large concrete pour at the U District Station (UDS). All concrete trucks will turn around and back into the UDS site to have the concrete pumped out of the trucks. Once emptied they will leave the site through the gate in which they entered. The contractor has obtained a temporary noise variance to do this work. The work schedule is as follows:

Map of concrete pour trucks entering and exiting construction site at U District Station.

Traffic impacts:

Concrete trucks will enter and exit the UDS site at the following gates:

  • The North gate: Trucks will enter on Brooklyn Avenue Northeast at Northeast 45th Street. Once the trucks have been emptied they will leave the site through this gate and proceed north to Northeast 50th Street before entering the freeway (see map). There will be a Seattle police officer posted at Northeast 45th Street for traffic control. Concrete trucks will be staged along Brooklyn near the north gate.
  • The East gate: Trucks will enter on Northeast 43rd Street at University Way Northeast. Once the trucks have been emptied they will leave the site through this gate and proceed to 15th Avenue Northeast, turn left and proceed north to Northeast 50th Street before entering the freeway (see map). Concrete trucks will be staged on Brooklyn near the south gate.
  • The South gate: Trucks will enter on Brooklyn Avenue Northeast at Northeast 42nd Street. Once the trucks have been emptied they will leave the site through this gate and proceed south on Brooklyn Avenue Northeast to Campus Park Way, turn left to 15th Avenue Northeast, turn left and proceed north to Northeast 50th Street before entering the freeway (see map). Concrete trucks will be staged near the south gate.
  • No parking signs: will be placed in the following locations: Northeast 43rd Street between Brooklyn Avenue Northeast and University Way NE; Brooklyn Avenue Northeast south of Northeast 43rd to Northeast 42nd Street; Brooklyn Avenue Northeast north of Northeast 45th to Northeast 47th street.
  • All sidewalks will remain open around the UDS site.
  • Work activities: Increased vehicle traffic (10 trucks per hour at each gate).
  • Work hours: 4 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Spotters/flaggers will be present.