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Notice of Weekend Work on Sunday, Oct. 3

  • Button: Sign up to receive the weekly construction bulletin via e-mail.We have secured a permit from the City of Seattle to remove the tower crane from the hospital addition construction site. This work will begin at 4 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3, when we will begin setting up temporary barriers to allow for the delivery of a mobile crane around 5 a.m.
     
  • Tower crane removal will take place throughout the day and will require temporary closure of the Boren Avenue sidewalk and both southbound lanes on the west side of Boren. Construction work will end at 6 p.m.
     
  • Vehicle traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction on Boren for the day. We apologize in advance for this work, but it must be done during low traffic times due to the size of the equipment. Thank you again for your patience.

Weekday Work: Oct. 4 to Oct. 8

  • On Oct. 4, we will be hosting an event at 11:30 a.m. at Boren Avenue and Spring Street at the location of Virginia Mason's future Emergency Department. The west south-bound lane of Boren may be closed to facilitate construction activities during the event, which will conclude at 1:30 p.m.
     
  • With the tower crane out of the way, we will finish roofing work.
     
  • We will begin work to reinstall the pedestrian island on Boren at Spring. Once the island is reinstalled, the Metro stop on Boren at Seneca will be installed, and bus service will resume.
     
  • Trenching continues along Spring Street between Boren and Terry. A police officer is present at the intersection of Terry and Spring to assist pedestrians and traffic.
     
  • Very few concrete pours remain. When they occur, Seneca and Boren will be limited to one lane in each direction for the duration of the pour.
     
  • Residents may hear an air horn on occasion to alert workers that a heavy load is about to be lifted across the construction site.

For More Information
For more information about the addition, including an image gallery, please visit VirginiaMason.org/construction. You may also call our construction hotline, (206) 341-1511, any time to leave questions or concerns. We also ask that you use this hotline as a way to report unusual activity on or around the site.

In Closing
Thank you for your patience throughout the construction period. We apologize for the inconvenience these activities may cause. As updated information becomes available, we will share it with you.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the construction activities, please contact:

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