Lane closures on Banner Way NE for the decommissioning of dewatering wells

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Dewatering wells to be decommissioned: Banner Way NE & NE 76th Street

As early as Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 Sound Transit's contractor will close a lane to start the decommissioning of the dewatering wells and remove instrumentation located on Banner Way NE & NE 76th Street. 

Map of the Banner Way NE & NE 76th Street work area.

What to expect:

  • Southbound left lane closure: On Banner Way NE in the work area.
  • Decommissioning dewatering wells and removing the instrumentation: The process of decommissioning the wells will take about two days. The protective well enclosure will be removed, then the well will be grouted per Department of Ecology and the surface will be patched with asphalt. Drill rigs, vacuum trucks and support equipment will be stationed on streets overnight during this work. Permanent restoration is expected to be completed next year in spring/summer 2017.
  • Equipment: Drill rig, trucks, traffic signage, cones, and vacuum trucks. 
  • Access: Pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorist traffic will be maintained. Some locations may require temporary lane or sidewalk closures. There may also be impacts to street parking. Traffic cones, No Parking signage, roadway signage, and flaggers may be used when travel lanes or parking areas are affected during this work.
  • Work hours: Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dewatering wells to be decommissioned: Banner Way NE & NE 78th Street

As early as Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 Sound Transit’s contractor will close one lane to start decommissioning the dewatering wells and remove instrumentation located along Banner Way NE.

Map of the Banner Way NE & NE 78th Street work area.

What to expect:

  • Southbound left lane closure: On Banner Way NE in the work area.
  • Decommissioning dewatering wells and removing the instrumentation: The process of decommissioning the wells will take about two days. The protective well enclosure will be removed, then the wells will be grouted per Department of Ecology and the surface will be patched with asphalt. Drill rigs, vacuum trucks and support equipment will be stationed on streets overnight during this work. Permanent restoration is expected to be completed next year in spring/summer 2017.
  • Equipment: Drill rig, trucks, traffic signage, cones and vacuum trucks.
  • Access: Pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorist traffic will be maintained. Some locations may require temporary lane or sidewalk closures. There may also be impacts to street parking. Traffic cones, No Parking signage, roadway signage, and flaggers may be used when travel lanes or parking areas are affected during this work.
  • Work hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.