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Weekend Construction Impacts Intersection of Fourth Avenue S and S Jackson Street

Traffic at the intersection of Fourth Avenue S and S Jackson Street will be impacted this coming weekend for ongoing construction of the First Hill Streetcar.  Beginning on Friday, October 18 at 7 p.m. and continuing until Sunday evening, October 20 at 10 p.m. the northbound travel lanes on Fourth Avenue S at S Jackson will be closed to through traffic. 

The following detour will be provided:

Northbound motorists on Fourth Avenue S will be detoured shortly before reaching  S Jackson Street onto northbound Second Avenue Extension S

  • Left onto S Jackson Street
  • Right onto Second Avenue S
  • Right onto S Main Street
  • Left onto Fourth Avenue S

Eastbound traffic on S Jackson Street wishing to turn northbound onto Fourth Avenue S, will not be able to do so. Motorists will instead be directed on the following detour:

  • Left onto Fifth Avenue S
  • Left onto S Main Street
  • Right onto northbound Fourth Avenue S

Through east/west traffic on S Jackson Street has been reduced to a single lane in each direction, but otherwise will not be impacted by this closure.  Westbound motorists on S Jackson Street wishing to turn right to head northbound onto Fourth Avenue S will still be able to do so.

The same intersection closure and impacts are scheduled for the following weekend, Friday, October 25 through Sunday, October 27, although the closure will end at 4 p.m. on Sunday, in advance of the Sounders vs. Los Angeles Galaxy 6 p.m. soccer game. 

To view a map of the detour routes, please visit the project’s website, located at

 contact:  Peg Nielsen, 206.6874.8114

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