The intersection of Boren Avenue and Yesler Way will be closed this weekend to facilitate construction of the First Hill Streetcar, beginning Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. and continuing until Monday, March 18 at 6 a.m.
East- and westbound traffic on Boren will be detoured via 12th Avenue and Jefferson Street. On Yesler Way, east- and westbound traffic will be detoured via Broadway, Jefferson Street and 12th Avenue. Maps of the traffic detour and bus re-routes are available at http://www.seattlestreetcar.org/firsthill.htm
Additionally, the closure of Yesler Way between Broadway and Boren Avenue will continue until April 2.
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.