Early morning work hours planned for Monday and Tuesday, July 20-21

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Crews building the U District Station are planning to begin work around 6 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday, July 20-21. Crews will be excavating the light rail station box, pouring concrete, and hauling materials offsite using Brooklyn Avenue NE. 

The City of Seattle has approved a temporary noise variance to allow this early work to begin at 6 a.m. No high impact noise activities (such as jackhammering) are scheduled to take place before 8 a.m. or after 5 p.m. for this work.

What to expect: 

  • Excavation activities at the ground level of the light rail station box
  • Use of the conveyor system to bring dirt from the excavation area to street level
  • Loading and hauling dirt on Brooklyn Avenue NE
  • Concrete trucks accessing the site from the southeast gate on NE 43rd Street
  • Noise from equipment operations (crane, excavator, drill rigs, concrete pump, trucks, bulldozer) 

Excavation of the light rail station box is about 99 percent complete. Excavation will be completed in July.  

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