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WSDOT Requests Nighttime Construction Permit

Alaskan Way Viaduct - Map of Construction Area

Alaskan Way Viaduct - Map of Construction Area

In a move that may affect the sleeping habits of some Pioneer Square residents, the Washington State Department of Transportation is requesting a variance that allows them to work through the night on the deep-bore tunnel that will replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

Before approving the request, the Seattle Department of Planning and Development will hold one public meeting to receive oral comments about the proposed variance.

The meeting will take placeWednesday, June 8, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m at the Ruth Fisher Boardroom in Union Station 401 S Jackson Street Seattle, WA 98104.

Written comments may also be submitted to DPD, but they must be received before June 8th, 2011.

You may submit written comments to:

Attn: Jeff Stalter
700 5th Avenue Suite 2000
P.O. Box 34019
Seattle WA, 98124-4019

Alternatively, you may e-mail comments to: noise@seattle.gov

If this variance will effect you,  it is imperative that you contact the DPD as soon as possible.

You may view the full details of the variance here:


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