Jan. 26, 2012
Section of Bellevue Way down to two lanes for sewer utility work, Jan. 27-29
Crews working extended hours near Southeast Third Street, traffic control in place
A section of Bellevue Way Southeast will be reduced to one lane in each direction Jan. 27-29 as King County sewer utility crews complete work on a pipeline replacement project.
Construction begins on Jan. 27 at 6 a.m. near the intersection of Bellevue Way S.E. and S.E. Third Street. Crews will work until 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and until 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29.
People traveling this section of Bellevue Way are urged to use extra caution and follow temporary traffic revisions. Flaggers will direct traffic during construction work hours.
The work is being carried out as part of King County’s Bellevue Influent Trunk Replacement Project to upgrade aging sewer lines that have served Bellevue businesses and residents for more than 45 years.
Additional information is also available on the project website at
http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wtd/Construction/East/BellevueInfluentTrunk.aspx or by calling the construction hotline at 206-296-4081.
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