This week nighttime and weekend closures at Boren Avenue and Broadway are scheduled in the First Hill neighborhood to facilitate construction of the First Hill Streetcar. On Wednesday, Dec. 5 and Thursday, Dec. 6 from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. Boren will be closed to through traffic at Broadway. Traffic on Boren will be allowed to make right turns at Broadway but through traffic will not be permitted. Broadway will be open to north and southbound traffic with no left turns allowed onto Boren. Detours will be posted.
Additionally, from Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. until Sunday Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. the Broadway/Boren intersection will be closed to all through traffic with the exception of a single northbound lane on Broadway maintained through the intersection. Northwestbound traffic on Boren will be required to turn right on Broadway. Detours will be posted.
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.