This weekend several road closures are scheduled in the First Hill neighborhood to facilitate construction of the First Hill Streetcar. Jefferson Street will be closed to through traffic at Broadway Friday, November 30th from 7 p.m. until Monday, December 3rd at 5 a.m. At Jefferson, westbound traffic will be allowed to make right turns onto Broadway, but eastbound traffic will be detoured at Boren. Southbound Broadway traffic will be closed at James but northbound Broadway will be open. Detours will be posted.
In addition, the intersection of Broadway and Madison will be closed starting Saturday, December 1st from 1 p.m. until and Sunday, December 2nd at 10 a.m. Detours will be posted for this closure as well utilizing James and Union. Local access between James and Madison will be provided from James.
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.