Utility work on NE 42nd Street begins March 20

Publish Date

Construction crews building the U District Station are relocating a water line on NE 42nd Street between University Way NE and Brooklyn Avenue NE beginning Wednesday, Feb. 19. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The work is expected to take about two weeks.

No parking will be available on NE 42nd Street between University Way NE and Brooklyn Avenue NE during work hours.

Vehicle Access  
The westbound lane of NE 42nd Street between University Way NE and Brooklyn Avenue NE will be closed to traffic between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The alley will remain open to traffic in both directions. Work in the alley will occur during a 1-2 day period which may intermittently affect through traffic. Drivers can access the alley using NE 43rd Street.

Drivers heading westbound on NE 42nd Street from east of University Way NE: head south on University Way NE, turn right on NE 41st Street, then turn right on Brooklyn Avenue NE.

Pedestrian Access  
The sidewalk on both sides of NE 42nd Street will remain open during this work.

Water Service
A few customers may experience short-term water shut-offs between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. while contractors connect the new water line. Service connections should be completed within one working day.

Seattle Public Utilities will notify affected customers before the temporary shut-off occurs. For questions about water service, please contact Seattle Public Utilities at (206) 684-5800.

U District Station
The U District Station is under construction on Brooklyn Avenue NE between NE 45th and NE 43rd streets. The station is part of the future 4.3-mile Northgate Link Extension connecting Northgate, Roosevelt, and U District neighborhoods to downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport.

For More Information:
Web: soundtransit.org/udistrictstation
Phone: (206) 398-5300
Email: northlink@soundtransit.org
Construction Hotline: For issues that need immediate attention after normal business hours, call Sound Transit's 24-hour construction hotline: 1 (888) 298-2395.