Step Forward SR 99 Tunnel Grand Opening


Step Forward SR 99 Grand Opening
February 2, 2019 7am
– 6:30pm
Seattle waterfront

Only Seattle could throw a party for a tunnel!

Beginning January 11th, the Alaskan Way Viaduct SR 99 will be closed for 3-weeks while the new SR 99 tunnel is completed.  On February 2nd and 3rd a grand opening will take place on SR 99 to celebrate the new tunnel!  The grand opening will celebrate the past, present and future of Seattle’s waterfront.  With this theme in mind, the festival and programming will likely include the following elements:

-A reflection on the past, including an art festival on the viaduct

-A celebration of the present, represented by the opening of the new SR 99 tunnel, highlighting STEM and the people who contributed to the program

-A look ahead to the future, featuring highlights of the City’s plans for the waterfront

Here’s what’s happening:
Saturday, February 2nd

-7:30am-Noon: Fun Run

-11:30am-12:30pm: Ribbon cutting ceremony

-11am-6:30pm: Public Festival

-12:30pm-6:30pm: Public tunnel walk/access

12:30pm-6:30pm: Goodbye to the Viaduct/hello to the waterfront

Sunday, February 3rd

-Sunrise-11am: Bike ride

Find out more details here.

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