12th Ave S. closed at S. Jackson St., Sept. 14-15
7th Ave S. closed at S. Jackson St., Sept. 14- Oct. 4
Two streets, 12th Avenue South and Seventh Avenue South, will be partially closed at South Jackson Street this weekend, with one of the closures continuing into October. South Jackson Street will remain open to east- and westbound traffic at both locations. The traffic restrictions are required for the construction of the First Hill Streetcar project.
12th Avenue South:
The intersection of South Jackson Street and 12th Avenue South will be partially closed from 7 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 until 10 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15. South Jackson Street will remain open to east- and westbound traffic, but there will be no through traffic on 12th. Only right hand turns will be permitted to and from 12th Avenue South at South Jackson Street.
The following detours will be provided:
Northbound through traffic on 12th Avenue South will be directed:
East on South Jackson Street to Boren Avenue South
Northwest on Boren Avenue South to return to 12th Avenue South
Southbound through traffic on 12th Avenue South will be directed:
Southeast on Boren Avenue South to Rainier Avenue South
South on Rainier Avenue South to South College Street
West on South College Street to 15th Avenue South
North on 15th Avenue South to return to 12th Avenue South
Seventh Avenue South:
The intersection of Seventh Avenue South and South Jackson Street will be partially closed to traffic in the Chinatown/International District from Saturday, Sept. 14 until Friday, Oct. 4. South Jackson Street will remain open to east-and westbound traffic. North-and southbound traffic on Seventh will be required to turn right at South Jackson Street.
For more project information, please visit the website.
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.