Steel pole foundation work will close 5th Ave NE from 180th to 185th

Monday, June 24, 2019

5th NE will be closed between 180th to 185th

Starting on Monday, June 24, 2019 Sound Transit closed 5th Ave NE from NE 180th St to NE 185th Street as part of the Lynnwood Link Extension early work construction.

There will be flaggers on site of the construction work zone to keep traffic moving for local access.

Sound Transit will be setting steel pole foundations for early work construction to relocate existing utilities to construct the guideway for Lynnwood Link Extension. The work involves setting heavy equipment and drilling shafts for steel pole foundations.

Crews will draft shafts for steel pole foundation that will cause construction noise.

  • Work could start as early as June 24th, and will remain for approximately two weeks.
  • Work hours are from 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
  • Work hours are from 9am to 9pm nights and over the weekend if necessary to complete work before July 4th.

Local access only from NE 180th St to NE 183rd Ct. Detour routes will be in place to drive around work area.

Sidewalks will be closed with detours at the nearest crosswalks located at 2nd Avenue Northeast and 8th Avenue Northeast.

Pedestrians will be assisted by flaggers on site to safely cross through Northeast 185th Street during construction.

Flaggers will stop bicyclists with vehicular traffic during construction.

King County Metro will provide alerts and updates on affected bus routes at

6-24-19  Story updated with new information


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