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Road Closures 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 Public Works department at 253-931-3010.

Traffic Advisories  


West Valley Highway N – 37th Street NW to S 287th Street - UPDATE

On Wednesday, October 16, 2019 and Thursday, October 17, 2019, utility work by Cannon Construction for Comcast will require lane closures and disruptions to both directions of traffic on West Valley Highway N, from 37th Street NW to S 287th Street as well as disruptions to the intersection of West Valley Highway N and 37th Street NW, from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM. 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. Please pay close attention to police officers, flaggers and signs. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.  

For more information, contact Cannon Construction Representative, Stuart Ross at 360-584-2106; the City Construction Inspector, Debra Alvarez at 253-740-3696; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Lake Tapps Parkway – 8th Street E to Lakeland Hills Way - NIGHT WORK

On Monday night, October 14, 2019 through Wednesday morning, October 16, 2019, construction work by ICON Materials for the 2019 Citywide Patch and Overlay Project will require lane closures and disruptions of both directions of traffic on Lake Tapps Parkway, from 8th Street E to Lakeland Hills Way from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM. This work is dependent on weather and may be re-scheduled without further notice.

Signed detour routes for access to East Valley Highway will be posted. Delays should be expected.

Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.  Sidewalks within the work zone will be accessible.
 
For more information, contact the Project Manager, Jai Carter at 253-804-5086; the City Construction Inspector, Clint Willis at 253-804-5081; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Kersey Way SE – Oravetz Road SE to 50th Street SE

On Monday, October 14, 2019 through Friday, October 18, 2019, construction work by Pavement Maintenance of Washington for the Sewer Manhole Ring and Cover Replacement project, will require lane closures and disruptions to both directions of traffic on Kersey Way SE, from Oravetz Road SE to 50th Street SE, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This work is dependent on weather and may be re-scheduled without further notice.

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction but delays should be expected. Please pay close attention to signs and flaggers. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Jeffrey Bender at 253-804-5063; the City Construction Inspector, Debra Alvarez at 253-740-3696; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


A Street SE – East Main Street to 6th Street SE

Beginning Monday, October 14, 2019 through Friday, October 25, 2019, construction work by Pivetta Brothers Construction for the A Street SE Preservation project, will require lane closures and disruptions on A St Street SE, from East Main Street to 6th Street SE, between 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. One travel lane in each direction will be maintained during construction.

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected. Pedestrian access and routes through the work zone are expected to be maintained, however if pedestrian access is impacted then signed pedestrian detours will be in place. This work is dependent on weather and may be re-scheduled without further notice.

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059; the City Construction Inspector, Josh Linkem at 253-876-1926; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Oravetz Road SE – 600’ West of Kennedy Avenue SE to R Street SE/Kersey Way SE

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019 to Thursday, October 17, 2019, construction work by Pavement Maintenance of Washington for the CP1913 Sewer Manhole Ring and Cover Replacement project, will require lane closures and disruptions to both directions of traffic on Oravetz Road SE, from 600 feet west of Kennedy Avenue SE to the intersection at R Street SE/Kersey Way SE, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This work is dependent on weather and may be re-scheduled without further notice.

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

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Jeffrey Bender at 253-804-5063; the City Construction Inspector, Debra Alvarez at 253-740-3696; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


West Valley Highway North - 22nd Street NW to 15th Street NW

Beginning Tuesday, October 8, 2019 through Wednesday, October 16, 2019, utility work by All Terrain Drilling for CenturyLink will require lane closures and disruptions to southbound traffic on West Valley Highway N from 22nd Street NW to 15th Street NW, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. 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. Please pay close attention to police officers, flaggers and signs. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.  

For more information, contact All Terrain Drilling Representative Jeff Berg  at 425-471-0707; the City Construction Inspector, Debra Alvarez at 253-876-1922; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010. 


Kersey Way SE – Evergreen Way SE/53rd Street SE to 1st Street Court East - UPDATE

Beginning Monday, October 7, 2019 through approximately Friday, January 31, 2020, construction work by KLB Construction, for the Auburn School District Elementary School 15 project will require lane closures and disruptions to both directions of traffic on Kersey Way SE, from Evergreen Way SE/53rd Street SE to 1st Street Court East, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM. 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. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.

For more information, contact the KLB Construction Representative Matt Rowland at 425-754-9647; the City Construction Inspector, Clint Willis at 253-804-5081; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


M Street SE – 25th Street SE to 29th Street SE

Beginning Wednesday, September 18, 2019 through Friday, November 22, 2019, construction work by Rodarte Construction, for the 2019 Local Street Reconstruction project, will require intermittent lane closures and disruptions to both directions of M Street SE, from 25th Street SE to 29th Street SE, during the following times:

• Mondays - between the hours of 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
• Tuesdays - Fridays - between the hours of 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected. Pedestrian access and routes through the work zone are expected to be maintained, however if pedestrian access is impacted then signed pedestrian detours will be in place.

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059, the City Construction Inspector, Clint Willis at 253-804-5081, or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Auburn Way South (SR 164) – 17th Street SE to Muckleshoot Plaza  SPEED LIMIT REDUCTION

Starting Friday, August 16, 2019, the speed limit in both directions of Auburn Way South between 17th Street SE and Muckleshoot Plaza will be reduced to 35 mph as part of the Auburn Way South Sidewalk Improvements project.

This will provide a safer work zone for our construction crews onsite as well as the travelling public driving through the project area.

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


Auburn Way South (SR 164) - 17th Street SE to Muckleshoot Plaza

Beginning Thursday, August 8, 2019, through the end of October 2019, construction work by R.W. Scott Construction for the Auburn Way South (SR 164) Sidewalk Improvements project, will require a right lane closure of westbound traffic on Auburn Way South (SR 164), from 17th Street SE to Muckleshoot Plaza, weekdays between 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM. This work is dependent on weather and may be re-scheduled without further notice.  

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

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


A Street SE – East Main Street to 17th Street SE

On Monday, July 15, 2019 through Friday, October 25, 2019, construction work by Pivetta Brothers Construction, for the A Street SE Preservation project, will require intermittent lane closures and disruptions to both directions of A Street SE, from East Main Street to 17th Street SE during the following specified times:

• Northbound A Street SE between the hours of 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
• Southbound A Street SE between the hours of 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM 

This work is dependent on weather and may be re-scheduled without further notice.

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

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059; the City Construction Inspector, Josh Linkem at 253-876-1926; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Auburn Way South – Union Court SE to 32nd Street SE

On Monday, April 29, 2019, through Friday, November 22, 2019, construction work by Stafford Excavating for the MIT Allotment M7 West project, will require lane closures and disruptions to both directions of Auburn Way South, from Union Court SE to 32nd Street SE, from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This work is not dependent on weather and may be re-scheduled without further notice.

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

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Chris Toone at 360-802-0518; the City Construction Inspector, Jamie Roberts at 253-804-5085; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


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