It's not finished yet but the alley is open again, the pavers are installed, and the overhead wiring has been cleaned up. The telephone poles will eventually be removed:
Looking west to Main Street, this was formerly a "breezeway". Now it blends in with the new alley:
From the 500 block, looking south. As you can tell by the construction, it's not done yet.
It's still too early for any businesses to adapt to their new backyard but 7-West's back patio next to the new brick-lined alley does provide a sneak peak at what restaurants may be able to do:
You can follow the official Alleyscape updates to see what's next on the schedule.