Early Morning Concrete Pour at U District Station

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As early as Thursday, July 19, Sound Transit’s contractor, will conduct concrete pours for the U District Station (UDS). All concrete trucks will enter through the designated gates 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 (See map).  The work schedule is as follows:

What to expect for traffic impacts:

Thursday, July 19:

  • 5 AM pump set-up 6 AM pour.

Friday, July 20:

  • 3 AM pump set-up 4 AM pour

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

  • The North Gate: Trucks will enter on Brooklyn Ave NE near NE 45th Street. Once the trucks have been emptied they will leave the site through this gate and proceed north to NE 50th Street before entering the freeway (see map). There will be a Seattle Police Officer posted at NE 45th Street for traffic control.
  • The West Gate: Trucks will enter on NE 43rd Street near 12th Ave NE. Once the trucks have been emptied they will leave the site through this gate and proceed to 11th Ave NE, turn right and proceed north to NE 50th Street before entering the freeway (see map). Concrete trucks will be staged near the west gate.
  • The South gate: Trucks will enter on Brooklyn Ave NE near NE 43rd Street. Once the trucks have been emptied they will leave the site through this gate and proceed down Brooklyn Ave NE to Campus Park Way and turn left.  At 15th Ave NE they will turn left and proceed north to NE 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:

o Brooklyn Ave NE south of NE 43rd to NE 42nd Street.

o Brooklyn Ave NE north of NE 45th to NE 47th street.

o Brooklyn Ave NE south of NE 45th Street.

  • Sidewalk Closures: The sidewalk on Brooklyn Ave NE between the UDS site and NE 45th Street will be partially closed.

o The pedestrian pathway around the UDS site will be open.

  • Work Activities: Increased vehicle traffic (4 – 10 trucks per hour).
  • Work Hours: 7/19/18 - 3:00 a.m. to 7/20/18 - 11:00 p.m.
  • Seattle Police officer will be stationed at NE 45th Street and spotters/flaggers will be present at the south and west gates.
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