Crews start to prepare the former Riverbend par 3 golf course along West Meeker Street for a 500-unit apartment complex. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Crews start to prepare the former Riverbend par 3 golf course along West Meeker Street for a 500-unit apartment complex. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Lane closures set for West Meeker Street in Kent for next two years

Expect traffic delays for apartment construction near former par 3 golf course

Kent drivers can expect intermittent lane closures for more than two years along West Meeker Street, just east of the Meeker Street Bridge, for construction of a the new Marquee on Meeker apartments.

The closures will be from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday from now to Sept. 30, 2020. Nearly 500 apartments will be built at the site of the city’s former Riverbend par 3 golf course.

There will be heavy truck traffic in the area until mid-year 2020, according to a Public Works update. Trucks will access the new development on the south side of Meeker Street at the former par 3 course. Traffic control will be in place. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes.

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