This weekend Madison will be closed to through traffic at Broadway in the First Hill neighborhood to facilitate construction of the First Hill Streetcar. Closures will be on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 7 a.m. until midnight, and on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Traffic on Madison will be allowed to make right turns at Broadway but through traffic will not be permitted. Broadway will be open to northbound and southbound traffic, but left turns will be prohibited at Madison. Detours will be posted utilizing Boren, Seneca, Union and 12th Avenue.
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.