Early morning concrete pour at the U District Station site

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Map of traffic impacts for concrete pour at U District Station.

As early as Thursday, Sept. 6, 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 concrete pumped out of the trucks. Once emptied they will leave the site through the gates in which they entered (see map). The contractor has obtained a Temporary Noise Variance to complete this work. The work schedule is below.

What to expect for traffic impacts: Thursday, Sept. 6
Work hours:
  • 3 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 3 a.m. pump set-up, 4 a.m. pour

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

The North Gate: Trucks will enter on Brooklyn Avenue Northeast near 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 (SPO) posted at Northeast 45th Street for traffic control.

The West Gate: Trucks will enter on Northeast 43rd Street near 12th Avenue Northeast. Once the trucks have been emptied they will leave the site through this gate and proceed to 11th Avenue Northeast, turn right and proceed north to Northeast 50th Street before entering the freeway (see map). Concrete trucks will be staged near the west gate. A flagger will be present.

The South gate: Trucks will enter on Brooklyn Avenue Northeast near Northeast 43rd Street. Once the trucks have been emptied, they will leave the site through this gate, proceed down Brooklyn Avenue Northeast to Campus Park Way, and turn left. At 15th Avenue Northeast they will turn left and proceed north to Northeast 50th Street before entering the freeway (see map). Concrete trucks will be staged near the south gate. A flagger and SPO will be present.

No parking signs: will be placed in the following locations:

  • Brooklyn Avenue Northeast south of Northeast 43rd to Northeast 42nd Street.
  • Brooklyn Avenue Northeast north of Northeast 45th to Northeast 47th Street.
  • Brooklyn Avenue Northeast south of Northeast 45th Street.
  • Northeast 43rd Street west of Brooklyn Avenue Northeast to 11th Avenue Northeast.

Sidewalk closures: The sidewalk on Brooklyn Avenue Northeast between the UDS site and Northeast 45th Street will be partially closed. Business access will be maintained.

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

Work activities: Increased vehicle traffic (10 trucks per hour at each gate).