Same great Aquarium, brand new seawall

Seawall construction map 2016

The Aquarium is open as usual, and will be throughout the entire seawall construction project. Driving routes to get here remain the same and, as always, there’s plenty of parking at Republic Parking’s Hillclimb Court and the Pike Place Market Garage. Pedestrians can access the Aquarium via Union Street and by following the brightly colored directional signs.

Additional parking and transportation information

  • Rates at the two closest garages, Republic Parking’s Hillclimb Court and the Pike Place Public Market Garage, have been reduced to $3/hour for a maximum of 4 hours.
  • City of Seattle metered parking is still available along Alaskan Way for the time being at a rate of $4/hour for a maximum of 4 hours.
  • For information about additional parking, visit You can also visit for real-time parking information.
  • Metro routes 16, 66X and 99, which used to run along Alaskan Way, will now run along First Avenue. Visit for maps, schedules and details.
  • Pedestrian access map.
  • Bus loading map.
  • We’ll also update our website with more information as the seawall project progresses. For general information about project, visit

*Note: Information subject to change. Updates to be provided as needed.

Latest news and documents on the Seattle waterfront

On March 5, 2014, lead designer James Corner shared an update on the waterfront 2020 design progress. View the presentation here.

For the latest information on the seawall construction project, visit