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Road Closures and Construction Notices

Here you will find current construction and road closure notices. Dates are approximate and may change. To receive this information via email, please sign up for road closure notices.

View roads that are closed and under construction on the Real-Time Traffic Conditions Map.

For more information, contact the Public Works department at 253-931-3010.

Traffic Advisories


A Street SE - 6th Street SE to 3rd/Cross Street SE - Night Work Road Closure

On Monday, November 18, 2019, through Friday, November 22, 2019, construction work by Pivetta Brothers Construction for the A Street SE Preservation project will require a closure of A Street SE to northbound traffic, from 6th Street SE to 3rd/Cross Street SE between 7:30 PM and 4:00 AM. This 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. A signed vehicular detour route will be in place. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059; the City Construction Inspector, Josh Linkem at 253-876-1926; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Intersection of R Street SE and 28th Street SE

On Thursday, November 14, 2019 and Friday, November 15, 2019, construction work by Rodarte Construction for the 2019 Local Street Reconstruction project will require lane closures and disruptions to all directions of traffic at the intersection of R Street SE and 28th Street SE, between 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM. This work is dependent on weather and may be re-scheduled without further notice.

Access to residences within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected. Please pay close attention to flaggers and signs. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059; the City Construction Inspector, Clint Willis at 253-804-5081; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Auburn Way North – 26th Street NE to 28th Street NE

Beginning Monday, November 18, 2019 through Friday, November 22, 2019, utility work by Northwest Utility Services for Puget Sound Energy, will require lane closures and disruptions to northbound  traffic on Auburn Way North, from 26th Street NE to 28th Street NE, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This 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. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.    

For more information, contact the Northwest Utility Services Representative Aaron McCreary at 206-227-5763; the City Construction Inspector, Debra Alvarez at 253-876-1922; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.
Auburn Way South – J Street SE to M Street SE

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019 to Friday, November 8, 2019, construction work by ICON Materials, Inc. for the 2018 Citywide Patch and Overlay Project will require a curb lane closure and disruptions of southbound traffic on Auburn Way South, from J Street SE to M Street SE, from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This work is not dependent on weather.

Access to businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone. 

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Jai Carter at 253-804-5086; the City Construction Inspector, Josh Linkem at 253-876-1926; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Auburn Way South(SR164) – Redwood Court to Hemlock Street

Beginning Wednesday, November 13, 2019 through Monday, November 18, 2019, utility work by Potelco for Puget Sound Energy will require lane closures and disruptions to westbound traffic on Auburn Way South(SR 164), from Redwood Court to Hemlock Street, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This 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. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.   

For more information, contact Potelco General Foreman, Josh Brannon at 253-381-4756; the City Construction Inspector, Jamie Roberts at 253-804-5085; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Auburn Way South – Elm Street SE to Hemlock Street SE

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019 through Monday, December 2, 2019, construction work by Oceanside Construction, Inc. for the 2019 Storm Repair and Replacement Project will require lane closures and disruptions to both directions of traffic on Auburn Way South, from Elm Street SE to Hemlock Street SE. To accommodate commuter traffic the lane closures will occur during the following times:

• East bound curb-lane closures will occur between 6:00 AM and 2:30 PM

• West bound curb-lane closures will occur between 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone. This work is not dependent on weather.

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Jai Carter at 253-804-5086; the City Construction Inspector, James Roberts at 253-804-5085; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


Kersey Way SE – Evergreen Way SE/53rd Street SE to 1st Street Court East  

Beginning Monday, October 7, 2019 through approximately Friday, January 31, 2020, construction work by KLB Construction, for the Auburn School District Elementary School 15 project will require lane closures and disruptions to both directions of traffic on Kersey Way SE, from Evergreen Way SE/53rd Street SE to 1st Street Court East, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM. This 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. Pedestrians will be accommodated through the work zone.

For more information, contact the KLB Construction Representative Matt Rowland at 425-754-9647; the City Construction Inspector, Clint Willis at 253-804-5081; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


M Street SE – 25th Street SE to 29th Street SE 

Beginning Wednesday, September 18, 2019 through Friday, November 22, 2019, construction work by Rodarte Construction, for the 2019 Local Street Reconstruction project, will require intermittent lane closures and disruptions to both directions of M Street SE, from 25th Street SE to 29th Street SE, during the following times:

• Mondays - between the hours of 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
• Tuesdays - Fridays - between the hours of 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Access to residences and businesses within the project area will be maintained during construction, but delays should be expected. Pedestrian access and routes through the work zone are expected to be maintained, however if pedestrian access is impacted then signed pedestrian detours will be in place.

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059, the City Construction Inspector, Clint Willis at 253-804-5081, or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.

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

On Monday, July 15, 2019 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 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 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
• Southbound A Street SE between the hours of 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM 

This 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.

For more information, contact the Project Manager, Kim Truong at 253-804-5059; the City Construction Inspector, Josh Linkem at 253-876-1926; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


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

On Monday, April 29, 2019, through Friday, November 22, 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 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This 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 more information, contact the Project Manager, Chris Toone at 360-802-0518; the City Construction Inspector, Jamie Roberts at 253-804-5085; or the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 253-931-3010.


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