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Sidewalk detours along Alki Beach as crew make repairs to King County’s 53rd Avenue Pump Station

information from King County

King County contractors will fix a water leak at the 53rd Avenue Pump Station. This repair will prevent damage to electrical equipment and ensure the pump station can be operated safely.

Work will begin the week of March 9, 2015 and last up to a week.

Contractors will install a drainage system to keep water from collecting near the pump station’s electrical equipment. The water will be sent to the sewer system at a nearby manhole.

What to Expect
• Work will occur weekdays from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
• Increased noise from generator, trucks, and vactor trucks.
• Pedestrian and bike access to sidewalk near the site will be rerouted for the duration of the project.
• Bus stop for route 37 will be temporarily relocated about 620’ northeast of stop number 32790.
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