Several road closures are scheduled this weekend in the First Hill neighborhood to facilitate construction of the First Hill Streetcar. Jefferson Street will be closed to through traffic at Broadway on Saturday, November 10th from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. In addition, the intersection of Broadway and Madison will be closed on both Saturday and Sunday, November 10th and 11th from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
At Jefferson, east-west traffic will be required to make a right turn onto Broadway. Broadway will be open to two-way traffic; however, there will be no left turns at Jefferson.
At Madison, detours will be posted for drivers to navigate this intersection closure utilizing 12th, James, Pike and Union.
Local access, pedestrian access, and access to businesses will be maintained during this work.
The City of Seattle is developing the First Hill Streetcar in partnership with Sound Transit, with funding provided through the 2008 voter approved Sound Transit 2 (ST2) transit expansion plan. Completion is planned for spring 2014.
For further information, visit the project Website at www.seattlestreetcar.org.