Weekend closure of portion of 1st Ave NE, NE 100th Street and NE 103rd Street for road restoration

Publish Date

Starting Saturday morning, Oct. 5th, a portion of 1st Ave NE, NE 100th and NE 103rd Streets will be closed while Sound Transit's contractor continues the restoration of the roads and utility trenches around Northgate Station.

What

Weekend closure of portion of 1st Ave NE, NE 100th and NE 103rd Streets.

When and where

Saturday, Oct. 5th, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. This is day-time work only.
  • 1st Ave NE closure from south of NE 107th St intersection to north of NE 100th St intersection (see map). 
  • NE 103rd St closure from 1st Ave NE to 3rd Ave NE.
  • Northgate Parking Garage will be closed during the duration of this work and reopen on Saturday, Oct. 5th at 9 p.m. When Northgate Station Garage is reopened drivers must enter and exit garage via 3rd Ave NE.
Sunday, Oct. 6th from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. This is day-time work only.
  • 1st Ave NE closed from north of NE 92nd Street intersection to south of NE 103rd St intersection (see map).
  • NE 100th St closed from 1st Ave NE to west of 3rd Ave NE.

More

  • Interstate 5 access:
    • The Northeast 103rd Street on- and off-ramp to and from the express lanes will be closed all day Saturday, Oct. 5th, 5 a.m. – 11 p.m and reopen on Sunday, Oct. 6th.
    • Drivers exiting I-5 at NE 107th Street must proceed east into the mall or northbound on to 1st Ave NE toward Northgate Way. Vehicles detour on 5th Ave NE.
  • Local access will be maintained for businesses and residences along 1st Ave NE. Vehicles must access 1st Ave NE from NE 92nd Street (see map).
  • Access to Northgate Mall and Northgate Transit Center will be maintained. 
  • A Temporary Noise Variance (TNV) has been issued by the City of Seattle for this work.
Map of street closures and detours around Northgate Transit Center.

Safety

The road and sidewalk restoration around Northgate Station is an ongoing process. This work includes road grinding, which creates grooved pavement. Drivers please proceed cautiously and follow the directions of the flaggers. Motorcyclists use extreme caution. Large construction equipment includes road grinders, excavators, front end loaders, and dump trucks.