Alert: White River Amphitheatre concerts, other events to impact roadways

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:02pm
  • News

The city of Auburn Traffic Division, Police Department and Streets Division will work 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

Expect higher than normal traffic volumes and noise

• Saturday, July 27: Concert (5 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Tuesday, July 30: Concert (3:30 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Friday, Aug. 2: Concert (2:30 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Saturday, Aug. 3: Concert (1 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Friday, Aug. 9: Auburn Fest Almost 5k Poker Fun Run & Walk (7 p.m.), Les Gove Park

• Saturday, Aug. 10: AuburnFest Parade (11 a.m.), Main Street (downtown)

• Saturday, Aug. 10: AuburnFest (11 a.m.-7 p.m.), Les Gove Park

• Tuesday, Aug. 13: Concert (5 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Sunday, Aug. 18: Concert (4:45 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Saturday, Aug. 31: Concert (7:30 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Saturday, Sept. 14: Concert (6:30 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Sunday, Sept. 22: Concert (5:30 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Friday, Sept. 27: Concert (8 p.m.), White River Amphitheatre

• Sundays, June through September (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Auburn International Farmers Market, Les Gove Park

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

Traffic advisories

• City-wide pavement striping

Ongoing work now through the end of September, City wide pavement striping will be taking place. Crews will be striping arterial and collector roads throughout the City. Please do not follow paint vehicles too closely or cross over wet paint. This work is dependent on weather. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained during painting, but minor delays should be expected in areas where painting is currently taking place.

• A Street SE – East Main Street to 17th Street SE

Through Friday, Oct. 25, construction work by Pivetta Brothers Construction for the A Street SE Preservation project will require intermittent lane closures and disruptions to both directions of A Street SE, from East Main Street to 17th Street SE during the following specified times: northbound A Street SE between the hours of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; southbound A Street SE between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The work is dependent on weather and may be re-scheduled without further notice. 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, Aug. 2, 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 re-scheduled 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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