Welcome to the Seattle waterfront construction information site!

Seattle's Central Waterfront is going to be a busy place over the next several years, with multiple construction projects underway. To make it easy for you to stay up to date on what's going on and what's ahead, we've compiled project information all in one place. This site provides general information about current and future public projects. For additional project details, visit the project websites, which can be found in the “Contact Us” page.

Current construction activity

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Status updates

November 2018

Colman Dock

  • Colman Dock is open during construction
  • The passenger-only ferry facility has been temporarily relocated to the north side of Colman Dock. Passengers can enter from Alaskan Way between Madison and Marion streets
  • All drive-on customers, including cars, trucks, vanpools and motorcycles enter from S. Jackson St. Passenger pickup and drop-off access will remain in front of the terminal building on Alaskan Way. There are no changes to access for people walking or biking onto the ferry.

Center City Connector Streetcar Utility Relocation

  • Parking removal, travel lane restrictions, and detours on 1st Ave between S Washington St and Columbia St

Pier 62 Rebuild

  • Barges are in place and pile driving had begun. Increased noise can be expected during this daytime activity
  • There will be intermittent pedestrian path closures for safety on the west side trail during pile installation. Pedestrians will be detoured to the path on the east side as necessary

Private Utility Work

  • Over the next couple months, private utility companies will complete relocation work in preparation for viaduct removal. Expect work in various locations along the waterfront between South King and Pike streets, primarily in small areas and with relatively short durations with single lane closures and localized parking restrictions.
  • View a map of the private utility work in the area
  • Work has started on Columbia, King, Jackson, and Main streets

Marine Habitat Improvements

  • Barges are in place and construction has begun on marine habitat enhancements just south of Colman Dock and west of Alaskan Way.
  • The work will have no impact to parking, pedestrians or vehicles.

How to navigate the site

For more information on current construction activities, click on the projects on the map to the left, or select a project from the list above.