The Seattle Department of Transportation will be closing the intersection of 12th Avenue South and South Jackson Street this coming weekend during the day as part of the construction for the First Hill Streetcar. The intersection will be closed Saturday and Sunday, January 26 and 27, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Police officers and flaggers will be present to ensure access to businesses and residences in the area.
Through traffic will follow detour signs around the closure:
- Eastbound traffic – south on Fourth Ave S, east on Seattle Blvd S, east on S Dearborn St
- Westbound traffic – northwest on Boren Ave S, west on Yesler Way
- Northbound traffic – east on S College St, north on Rainier Ave S, northwest on Boren Ave S
- Southbound traffic – west on Yesler Way, south on Second Ave S Extension, south on Fourth Ave S, east on Seattle Blvd S, east on S Dearborn St
Overnight Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the intersection will remain open although there will be lane restrictions on South Jackson Street between Eighth Avenue South and 14thAvenue South.
Additional information regarding the construction of the First Hill Streetcar can be found at www.seattlestreetcar.org.
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