- No significant work occurred on the waterfront this week.
- For a weekly update of the latest traffic closures, please visit our webpage.
- Ongoing work to install underground monitoring equipment, which is a part of a comprehensive program, helps crews minimize ground movement and protect structures during tunneling. During the upcoming week, work in this program will occur:
- 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday: Crews will be working in Post Alley between Madison and Spring streets.
- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday: Intermittent lane closures on Madison Street between First and Western avenues.
Seattle Sounders vs. Dallas (CenturyLink)
- Sun., Oct. 21, 6 p.m.
Seattle Sounders vs. Marathon (CenturyLink)
- Wed., Oct. 24, 7 p.m.
Name the SR 99 tunnel boring machine!
In Japan, crews are finishing assembly of the tunnel boring machine, and in Washington, WSDOT is kicking off a statewide contest for kindergarten to 12th grade students to name it!
Here’s what you need to know before you submit a name:
- Contest begins on Monday, Oct. 22. Entries are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
- Contest open to kids (grades K-12) living in Washington state.
- Name must be female and have significance to Washington state heritage, life, nature transportation or engineering.
- Name should be creative and original and not after a living person.
On Monday, there will be more information on the webpage about how to submit, judging and winner acknowledgement.