East Pine Street will be closed to traffic at Broadway in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8. The closures are required for roadway restoration associated with the First Hill Streetcar project. Broadway will remain open to north- and southbound traffic. Westbound traffic on East Pine Street will be required to turn right on Broadway. Eastbound traffic will be required to turn right or left at Bellevue, except for local access traffic (vehicles with destinations between Bellevue and Broadway).
The following detours will be provided:
Westbound traffic on East Pine Street will be directed:
- North on Broadway to East Olive Way
- West on East Olive Way to Bellevue Avenue
- South on Bellevue Avenue to return to East Pine Street
Eastbound traffic on East Pine Street will be directed:
- South on Bellevue Avenue to East Pike Street
- East on East Pike Street to Broadway
- North on Broadway to return to East Pine Street
When complete, the First Hill Streetcar line will have ten stations along a two and one-half mile route from South Jackson Street and Occidental Avenue South to Broadway and Denny Way. 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 mid- 2014. For further information, visit the project website at http://www.seattlestreetcar.org.