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South 216th Street closure and detour July 19 – Aug. 23

Publish Date

CORRECTED: July 13, 2021

A detour route (as marked) will be clearly signed during the South 216th Street closure.
Local access for residents will be maintained at all times during the South 216th Street closure.
Local access for residents will be maintained at all times during the South 216th Street closure.
A detour route (as marked) will be clearly signed during the South 216th Street closure.
Crews will be working on construction of a tunnel structure on the west side of I-5 during the South 216th Street closure.
Crews will be working on construction of a tunnel structure on the west side of I-5 during the South 216th Street closure.

A portion of South 216th Street will be closed for the construction of a tunnel structure on the west side of Interstate 5 from July 19 through Aug. 23. The tunnel is being constructed for the future north and south bound lines of Sound Transit's Link Light Rail system. After construction, South 216th Street will be repaved and restored to its current condition. Access for local residents will be maintained at all times during the shutdown.

When

Closure: Monday, July 19 through Monday, Aug. 23, 24 hours a day

Work hours: 7 a.m. – 5 a.m. (Please note the overnight work hours.)

More

  • Crews will actively monitor construction lights and noise.

  • Crews will maintain local access throughout closure.

  • Due to inclement weather and unforeseen issues, date and times are subject to change.