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Weekend Work

  • Button: Sign up to receive the weekly construction bulletin via e-mail.There will be no major construction work Saturday, Sept. 25, or Sunday, Sept. 26.
     
  • Next weekend, on Sunday, Oct. 3, we plan to bring a mobile crane to the site early in the morning around 5:30 a.m. to remove the tower crane from the rooftop. Tower crane removal will take place throughout that day and will require temporary closure of the Boren Avenue sidewalk and both southbound lanes on west side of Boren. 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.

Weekday Work: Sept. 27 to Oct. 1

  • Trenching continues along Spring Street between Boren and Terry Avenue. We are now working in front of the Emergency Department drive. 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.

Sidewalk and Street Closures

  • Spring Street - Spring between Boren and Terry is closed to vehicle traffic through Oct. 15 to allow trench work for laying new cables. Emergency Department access is being maintained at all times. The sidewalk on the south side of Spring will continue to be open to pedestrians at all times.
     
  • Boren Avenue - The Boren sidewalk is now open. During September and October, we will have a few deliveries to the site, which will require the temporary closure of the southbound lane on the west side of Boren between Seneca and Spring and the sidewalk. Any closures would be during normal construction hours and open after construction hours.
     
  • Seneca Street - The north and south sidewalks along Seneca are now open. Parking has been restored along the north side of Seneca. Parking on the south side of Seneca continues to be unavailable temporarily. The city plans to restore parking here in the coming weeks.

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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