FOLLOWUP: Avalon/Genesee closure to extend through Monday

One update today from SDOT since the end-of-week update on the Avalon/35th project:

As you plan for your Monday morning commute, we wanted to send a brief update to let you know that the east side of the intersection of SW Avalon Way and SW Genesee St will remain closed through Monday evening, May 6.

Extending the closure allows us to complete base paving of the intersection and SPU crews to complete the remaining emergency repairs on the water main before reopening the intersection to traffic.

The update we published last night, which includes SDOT responses to questions we asked after various problems were reported this past week, is here.

3 Replies to "FOLLOWUP: Avalon/Genesee closure to extend through Monday"

  • PDXMark May 5, 2019 (10:26 pm)

    Ever since the construction has started I have been seeing a lot of cars ignoring the pedestrian cross walk warning lights on Avalon and Yancy Street.    I know people are frustrated by the construction, but let’s not start ignoring crosswalks and potentially hitting someone.    I cross there all the time and will hit the walk sign so the flights start flashing,  often cars will not stop for those lights anymore.\

    • Tsurly May 6, 2019 (5:39 am)

      Cars have ignored the crosswalk long before the construction started.

  • Chris May 7, 2019 (3:48 pm)

    Traveling north on 35th is confusing. There is no detour suggesting you turn on to Alaska if you are headed to Admiral.The bus stop causes all of the traffic that is Northbound to stop and so do left turns on to Avalon from 35th. I was at the light at about 3:15 and it took 15 minutes.I was surprised to see that bus riders have to walk into the street through the cones to board the bus. How is that going to work when demolition starts?

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