First Hill Streetcar – Weekly Project Updates: September 10th – September 16th

Broadway Segment – Construction Detail

Weekend Closure to Through Traffic on Pine and Union at Broadway

Weekday Work:

  • Howell  – Broadway to Nagel
    • o Electrical duct bank installation
    • o Sidewalk and pedestrian ramp construction
  • Howell to Madison
    • o Saw cutting and construction of trackway
    • o Traffic signal foundations

• Madison to Columbia

  • o Storm drain installation
  • Minor intersection
    • o Construct foundation for electrical substation

Weekend Work:

  • Howell  – Broadway to Nagel
    • o Electrical duct bank installation
  • Pine and Union intersections
    • o Trackway construction

Traffic Advisory:

  • On the weekend of September 15th and 16th Pine and Union will be closed to through traffic at Broadway. However, right turns will be allowed at Broadway

Work Hours:

  • Weekdays 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday  7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Loud impact work under a noise variance, including concrete breaking, may begin at 8:00 a.m.
  • Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


14th/Yesler Segment – Construction Detail

Expect Additional Traffic Delays This Week on Yesler at 10th

Weekday Work:

  • Broadway  at Alder
    • o Electrical duct bank  and storm drain installations
  • Yesler at 10th
    • o Sewer installation
  • Yesler – 12thto 14th
    • o Roadway paving
    • o Traffic signal work
  • King at 12th
    • o Water main work
  • Jackson – 8th to 10th
    • o Water main installation

Work Hours:

  • Weekdays – 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Jackson Segment – Construction Detail

Water Main, Storm Drain, and Electrical Duct Bank Installation

Weekday Work:

  • Electrical duct bank installation between 1st and 2nd    
  • Water main installation between 8th and 10th

Weekend Work:

  • Storm drain installation between 7th and 8th

Work Hours:

  • Weekdays 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Weekend 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Note Regarding Water Main Installation:

Beginning in early October there will be water service interruptions as new connections are made along Jackson.  If your building will be affected you will receive notice of a water shutdown directly from Seattle Public Utilities at least 72 hours in advance.

More information at