Alert: Four events at White River Amphitheatre this week

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 12:32pm
  • News

The city of Auburn Traffic Division, Police Department and Streets Division will be working in the coming days and weeks to accommodate the extra activities, festivals and traffic.

The majority of the impacts will be seen on Auburn Way South, the Muckleshoot Casino area and the White River Amphitheatre. Officials want to inform area residents of the upcoming activities so you can plan accordingly for increased traffic and noise.

Upcoming events (June)

Expect higher than normal traffic volumes and noise

• Tuesday, June 11: Graduation ceremony (7 p.m.)

Location: White River Amphitheatre

• Wednesday, June 12: Graduation ceremony (7 p.m.)

Location: White River Amphitheatre

• Thursday, June 13: Graduation ceremony (7 p.m.)

Location: White River Amphitheatre

• Friday, June 14: Graduation ceremony (7 p.m.)

Location: White River Amphitheatre

• Monday, June 17: Graduation ceremony (7 p.m.)

Location: White River Amphitheatre

• Tuesday, June 25: KidsDay (11 a.m.-4 p.m.)

Location: Les Gove Park

• Saturday, June 29: Concert (7 p.m.)

Location: White River Amphitheatre

• Saturday, June 29: Firework Demonstration (10:15 p.m.)

Location: Muckleshoot Casino

• Sundays, June through September (10 a.m.-3 p.m.)

Auburn International Farmers Market

Location: Les Gove Park

City officials encourage residents to expect traffic delays during these times and allow extra time when traveling.

Traffic advisories

• Auburn Way N between 45th Street NE and South 277th Street

Continuing Monday evening, June 10, through Tuesday morning, June 11, nighttime construction of the annual citywide pavement patching and overlayproject will require lane restrictions and disruptions along Auburn Way North between 45th Street NE and S 277th Street, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., to accommodate pavement construction. The work is dependent on weather. Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected.

• Auburn Avenue – Auburn Way North to 4th Street NE

On Tuesday, June 11, through Wednesday, June 12, construction work by Rino Construction for the Auburn Way North sidewalk improvement project, will require a closure of southbound traffic along Auburn Avenue, from the connection with Auburn Way North to 4th Street NE, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The work is not dependent on weather. Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected. A detour route will be in place.

• C Street SW – SR 18 to 8th Street SW

Through Friday, June 14, construction work by KS Construction for the Holiday Inn Express project, will require lane closures and disruptions to the southbound direction of C Street SW from SR 18 to 8th Street SW, from7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The work is dependent on weather. Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected.

• Auburn Way South – Union Court SE to 32nd Street SE

Through Friday, June 28, 2019, construction work by Stafford Excavating for the MIT Allotment M7 West project, will require lane closures and disruptions to both directions of Auburn Way South, from Union Court SE to 32nd Street SE, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The work is not dependent on weather and may be rescheduled without further notice. Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected.

For additional information of road closures and construction project impacts, visit the city of Auburn’ s website.

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ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
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