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Road Closure and Construction Notices

Here you will find current construction and road closure notices. Dates are approximate and may change. To receive this information via email, please sign up for road closure notices.

View roads that are closed and under construction on the Real-Time Traffic Conditions Map.

For more information, contact the Community Development & Public Works department.

Traffic Advisories 

D Street NE - 49th Street NE to South 277th Street - ROAD CLOSURE

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, D Street NE from 49th Street NE to South 277th Street will be closed to through traffic for construction activities for the South 277th Street Corridor Capacity and Non-Motorized Trail Improvements project. This work is dependent on weather.

Signed detour routes will be posted. Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction but delays should be expected. 

For more information, contact the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010, the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059, or the Construction Inspector, Todd O’Brien at 253-804-5081.

South 277th Street – Auburn Way North to L Street NE

Starting on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 through approximately October 31, 2017, construction work on South 277th Street will require intermittent lane restrictions between Auburn Way North and L Street NE from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This work is dependent on weather.

One flagged travel lane in each direction will be maintained, but delays should be expected and alternate routes are advised. Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be open during construction activities. 

For more information, contact the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010, the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059, or the Construction Inspector, Todd O’Brien at 253-804-5081

A Street SE, 1st Street SE and 2nd Street SE

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, roadway paving associated with the construction of the Merrill Gardens Project will require daytime lane restrictions on A Street SE, 1st Street SE and 2nd Street SE. Work on A Street SE and 2nd Street SE will not start until after 8:30 AM to accommodate the morning commute traffic. However, the paving work will cause congestion and delays throughout the downtown area from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, please plan accordingly. This work is dependent on having dry weather and will be re-scheduled if there is significant rainfall. 

For more information, contact the contractor, (W.G. Clark Construction) Project Superintendent, Mark McDonald at 206-793-4087, City Construction Inspector Seth Loop at 253-804-5082 or the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.  

15th Street NW/NE Corridor

Beginning February 8, 2017 construction of the Traffic Signal Safety Improvements project will require disruptions to multiple intersections along 15th Street NW/NE during the hours of 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. It is anticipated that this work will continue through approximately March 24, 2017.

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction. No more than one intersection will be impacted at any given time, however delays should be expected. Please use caution and pay close attention to police officers, flaggers, and construction sign directions.

For more information, contact the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010 or the Construction Inspector, Todd O'Brien at 253-804-5081.

1st Street NE and Division Street

October 28, 2016 through March 31, 2017, construction continues on the MultiCare Improvement Project and will require intermittent lane restrictions from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM on 1st Street NE from Division Street to Auburn Avenue and on Division Street from 1st Street NE to 2nd Street NE.

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction but delays should be expected. There are several construction projects occurring simultaneously throughout the downtown area. Your continued patience and caution is appreciated.

For more information, contact the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010, the MultiCare Project Superintendent, from Abbott Construction, Michael Hawpe at 206- 641-6446, or the City's Construction inspector, Seth Loop at 253-327-3278. 

West Main Street - Interurban Trail to West Valley Highway

On August 23, 2016 to approximately April 21, 2017, construction of the West Main Street Multi-Modal Corridor and ITS Improvements project will require sidewalk and lane closures on West Main Street from the Interurban Trail to West Valley Highway for construction activities. One travel lane in each direction will be maintained and a pedestrian detour route will be posted. This work is dependent on weather.

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected.

For more information, contact the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010, the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059 or the Construction Inspector, Steve Bowen at 253-288-3145.

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