The Seattle Department of Transportation will conduct shot blasting to make traction improvements in Magnolia from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14 (date is subject to change). Shot blasting will propel a high-speed stream of abrasive material at the street surface to roughen it and create a better grip for vehicles.

The work zone is West Dravus Street between Whalley Place West and 25th Avenue West. Local access only is permitted on West Dravus Street between 28th and 20th avenues West.

Eastbound traffic will detour via 28th Avenue West, West Blaine Street, Thorndyke Avenue West and 20th Avenue West.

Westbound traffic will detour via 20th Avenue West, Thorndyke Avenue West, West Blaine Street and 28th Avenue West.

Flaggers will be on site at road closures to provide local access and guidance.