Installation of a pedestrian bridge over the Green River in Tukwila, shown in this rendering, will result in overnight lane closures on West Valley Highway/State Route 181 from July 9-15. COURTESY IMAGE

Overnight lane closures on West Valley Highway/SR 181 in Tukwila for installation of pedestrian bridge

  • Fri Jul 7th, 2017 4:39pm
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Travelers who use West Valley Highway/State Route 181 near the Westfield Southcenter Mall should prepare for overnight traffic delays starting Sunday night, July 9.

City of Tukwila contractor crews will reduce West Valley Highway/SR 181 to one lane in each direction between Interstate 405 and Strander Boulevard to install a new pedestrian bridge over the Green River.

During work hours, crews will shift traffic and reduce the West Valley Highway to one lane in each direction. Northbound traffic will use the right northbound lane and southbound traffic will use the left northbound lane. The center turn lane will also close during construction.

Overnight Thursday, July 13, the highway will be down to a single lane, with flaggers alternating traffic through the construction zone.

Crews will complete the work by the morning of Saturday, July 15.

Closure details

Sunday, July 9, to the morning of Thursday, July 13

• Crews will reduce West Valley Highway/SR 181 to one lane in each direction between I-405 and Strander Boulevard from 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. nightly.

Overnight Thursday, July 13

• Crews will reduce West Valley Highway/SR 181 to one lane of alternating traffic between I-405 and Strander Boulevard from 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

• Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

Overnight Friday, July 14

• Crews will reduce West Valley Highway/SR 181 to one lane between I-405 and Strander Boulevard from 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.