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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 

North Division Street - Main Street to 1st Street North

February 23, 2018 - Effective immediately, emergency utility work by CenturyLink Communications will require alternating traffic on North Division Street from Main Street to 1st Street.

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

For more information, contact CenturyLink Project Manager, Alex Harb at 206-345-4476, City Senior Construction Coordinator, Seth Loop at 253-804-5082 or the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.

37th Street NW – Ron Crockett Drive to I Street NW

Beginning February 16, 2018, through approximately February 21, 2018, railway work by Union Pacific Railroad’s contractor will require short term intermittent traffic stoppages for both east and west bound traffic on 37th Street NW, from Ron Crockett Drive to I Street NW. This work is not dependent on weather.

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during this time, but delays should be expected. Please pay close attention to construction signs and flaggers.

For more information, contact Union Pacific Response Management Communication Center at 1-888-877-7267, the City Construction Inspector Seth Loop at 253-804-5082, City Construction Manager, Mike Kamenzind at 253-804-5083 or the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.  

15th Street SW – Perimeter Road to Industry Drive SW

Beginning February 16, 2018, through approximately February 21, 2018, railway work by Union Pacific Railroad’s contractor will require short term intermittent traffic stoppages for both east and west bound traffic on 15th Street SW, from Perimeter Road to Industry Drive SW at the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing. This work is not dependent on weather.

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during this time, but delays should be expected. Please pay close attention to construction signs and flaggers.

For more information, contact Union Pacific Response Management Communication Center at 1-888-877-7267, the City Construction Inspector, Seth Loop at 253-804-5082, City Construction Manager, Mike Kamenzind at 253-804-5083 or the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.  

Auburn Way North – S 277th Street to 83rd Avenue S

Starting Wednesday, February 14, 2018 through Thursday, February 22, 2018, utility work will require lane restrictions at the intersection of S 277th and Auburn Way North between the hours of 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Monday through Friday. This work is not 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 North Sky Communications Project Manager, Beau Sanders at 425-508-2065, City Construction Inspector, Debra Alvarez at 253-876-1922 or the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.

37th Street NW, Ron Crockett Drive to I Street NW & 15th Street SW, C Street SW to Industry Drive SW - ROAD CLOSURE

Beginning Monday, March 5, 2018  through Tuesday, March 6, 2018 , railway work by Union Pacific Railroad’s Contractor will require full road closure of 15th Street SW, from Perimeter Road  to Industry Drive SW at the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing. Additionally, beginning March 7, 2018 through March 8, 2018, railroad work will require full closure of westbound and eastbound lanes on 37th Street NW, from Ron Crockett Drive to I Street NW. Detour routes will be in place. Please be aware that these closures are subject to potential re-scheduling by Union Pacific Railroad.

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during this time, but delays should be expected. Detour routes will be in place.

For more information, contact  Union Pacific Response Management Communication Center  at 1-888-877-7267, the City Senior Construction Coordinator, Seth Loop at 253-804-5082, the City Construction Manager, Mike Kamenzind at 253-804-5083 or the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.

2017 Local Street Reconstruction Project

The 2017 Local Street Reconstruction Project will replace deteriorated pavement on several local streets throughout Auburn and is part of the City’s Local Street Preservation Program. The project will also replace utilities and improve pedestrian accessibility where needed. The project construction is anticipated to be on-going through early November 2017. For more information regarding this project and other construction projects throughout the City, please visit www.auburnwa.gov/capitalprojects and click on "View interactive capital projects map".

For more information, contact the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010, the Project Manager, Jai Carter at 253-804-5086 or the Construction Inspector, Josh Linkem at 253-259-6415 or the Senior Construction Coordinator, Seth Loop at 253-804-5082.

Auburn Way South – Muckleshoot Plaza to Dogwood Street SE

The Auburn Way South Corridor Improvements Project (Muckleshoot Plaza to Dogwood Street SE) is now underway. When complete, this project will improve pedestrian and vehicle safety and will help reduce congestion and traffic delays. Construction activities are expected to be on going from now until next spring, 2018. The roadway will remain open during construction and access to all businesses will be maintained. However, the construction work will require temporary lane closures and shifts that will cause delays. Lane closures will generally be limited to certain times to reduce their impacts:

To accommodate commuter traffic lane restriction hours are as follows:

• eastbound lane closures from 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM

• westbound lane closures from 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM

Heavy congestion is anticipated during the lane restriction hours note above; please plan accordingly.

In addition, the speed limit through the work zone is also being reduce to 35 mph due to the narrowed lanes and lane shifts. This will provide a safer work zone for our construction crews onsite as well as the traveling public driving through the project limits.

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction. This work is dependent on weather.

For more information, contact the City of Auburn Community Development and Public Works Department at 253-931-3010, the Construction Inspector, Seth Loop at 253-804-5082, or the Project Engineer, Matthew Larson at 253-804-5032.

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

Starting on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 through Spring of 2018, 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.

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