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85th & 8th intersection rebuilt, repaving work continues

Seattle Department of Transportation reports it has completed rebuilding the intersection of NW 85th Street and 8th Avenue NW, as part of the nearly year-long paving project of 85th Street from Ballard to I-5.
Work this week will continue on NW 85th Street between 8th and 15th Avenues NW.
The latest from SDOT on this week’s work:

  • Demolition, excavation and replacement of concrete roadway panels throughout the project area.
  • Removal and replacement of curbs, curb ramps and sidewalk in areas.
  • Installation of storm drain pipes and inlets on NW 85th St at 13th Ave NW, 11th Ave NW and 10th Ave NW.

Note: construction activities are weather dependent and are subject to change.

Next week: Work in Phase 2 is anticipated to begin early next week on the south side of the street between 8th Ave NW and Greenwood Ave N; two-way traffic will be maintained on the north side of the roadway.

Transit Information: King County Metro will post rider alerts to notify transit riders of detours and/or temporary bus stop closures for Route #48.