CLIMATE PLEDGE ARENA at SEATTLE CENTER
APRIL 23, 2021
Connection of Arena sewer lines to City systems has resumed between Thomas St. and Harrison St. and will continue through the first week of May. This work will include a lane closure and weekday work April 17 through April 23.
As detailed in the map below, connection work will include:
- Daily work April 17-23. Weekend work April 24-25 and May 1-2.
- 1st Ave N between Thomas St. and Harrison St. will be limited to one lane of traffic.
- April 17-23 the protected bike lane on the west side will be removed and this lane will be closed.
- Weekend work April 24-25 and May 1-2 will require closure of the east lane on both weekends.
Along with the Arena opening, the Seattle Department of Transportation has designed improvements that include curbside modifications, enhanced Uptown and Arena access through transit, bicycle and pedestrian improvements. To learn more about how SDOT and Climate Pledge Arena are improving multi-modal transportation options in the Uptown neighborhood in 2021, visit www.seattle.gov/transportation/nodomap or www.climatepledgearena.com/transportation.
As identified in the map above, street and sidewalk improvements are in progress. This work will include use of heavy equipment that will be impactful and generate noise. It is in progress at the following locations:
- Queen Anne Ave between Harrison St. and Thomas St. is ongoing and will continue through April 23rd.
- NW corner of Queen Anne Ave and Thomas St. is ongoing and will continue through April 26.
- SW corner of Queen Anne Ave and Thomas St. will start on April 26 and continue through mid-May.
- NW corner of 1st Ave N and Republican St. is projected to continue through April 26.
- SE corner of 1st Ave N and Republican St. is projected to start as soon as the NW corner is finished and continue through May 11.
Proper signage, staffing and safety measures will be in place at all locations.
SDOT approved the use of 2nd Ave for inbound and outbound trucks during the hours of
7 am–10 pm Mon.–Fri. and 9 am–10 pm Sat., Sun., and Holidays.
SDOT approved routes for all hours include westbound on Thomas St. to southbound Queen Anne Ave. N.
The Arena MPPCNV is activated.
Construction is allowed 24/7. Impact work hours are limited to daytime work only.
Construction Impact Work Hours:
Monday- Friday 8 am – 5 pm impact work
9 am – 5 pm impact work
Interior Work – All work will progress during daytime hours, which includes Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am – 5 pm for impact work. All other work will occur as permitted by the MPPCNV.
- Installation of piping for the ice slab continues.
- The first seat will be installed on Friday, April 23.
- The garage entry is nearing completion.
- Interior spaces continue to take shape and work progresses with elements including fireproofing, lighting, framing, drywall work, painting and finishing work.
- Power continues to be switched over from temporary to permanent, where possible.
- Installation of Arena ribbon boards is nearing completion.
- Catwalk work and installation of lighting in the rigging grid continues.
- Tile and millwork continues on multiple levels.
- Handrails on the upper deck are being installed and prep work for seating installation continues.
- Build out of ingress/egress at all four corners continues.
- Construction of the Customer Service office continues.
North Courtyard – Renovation of the North Courtyards (upper and lower) continues. The Courtyards are closed to the public and access will be limited to Seattle Center staff and Resident Organizations. Proper staffing and safety measures are in place. Courtyard work will be done during daytime hours only. As part of the North Courtyard renovation, SDCI has granted approval for the removal of the north segment of the sound wall with the condition that the Arena’s historic curtain wall is sealed.
South Parcel (south of Pottery Northwest) – Connection of Arena sewer lines to City systems is suspended until April 17. Per SDOT, this work will be done during daytime hours on weekends only. All other work will occur as permitted by the MPPCNV.
Construction activity for utility work on Thomas St. between Warren Ave. N and 1 Ave. N continues. Pedestrian access is maintained via detours. Proper staffing and safety measures are in place.
Bi-Weekly Arena Meeting – Open to all, the bi-weekly Arena meetings are open house forums to provide project updates and coordinate with stakeholders including but not limited to local businesses, communities, SDOT, SDCI and Seattle Center resident organizations on construction impacts and efforts to support ongoing activities at Seattle Center and in the adjacent communities.
Date Time Location
April 29th 6 pm Zoom Virtual meeting – https://seattlekrakenhockey.zoom.us/j/97458901069
CONSTRUCTION HOTLINE: (206) 401-9896
CONSTRUCTION EMAIL: [email protected]
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