Mercer St. on-ramp to northbound I-5 in Seattle closing Feb. 3-6

Drivers will need to prepare for a full weekend closure of the Mercer Street on-ramp to northbound Interstate 5 as work progresses on a new flyover ramp connecting the eastside to downtown Seattle.

Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close the on-ramp, which includes an entrance to the express lanes, beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 through 4 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6. Detours will be in place.

Crews will continue utility and drainage work and daytime demolition of old concrete in preparation for a new retaining wall.


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