First Hill Streetcar – Weekly Project Updates

This Week: October 15th – October 21st           

Full PDF copies of these updates are attached:

Weekly Project Update – Jackson #20

Weekly Project Update – Broadway #26

Weekly Project Update – Yesler #23



Weekend Intersection Closure at Broadway and Madison,

Weekend Closure at James

Weekday Work: 

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Howell and Nagle
    • o Electrical duct bank installation
  • Pike to Madison
    • o Trackway construction

• Columbia intersection

  • o Steam vault modifications
  • James and Jefferson intersections
    • o Electrical installation
  • Cherry intersection
    • o Storm drain installation
  • Cherry to Jefferson
    • o Trackway construction

Weekend Work:

  • Madison intersection
    • o Water main work
  • James intersection
    • o Track construction

Traffic Advisory:

  • The east leg of the Broadway/Madison intersection will be closed this weekend (7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.)
  • This weekend, October 19th – 22nd, James Street will be closed to through traffic at Broadway (Friday, 6:00 p.m. – Monday, 5:00 a.m.)



Water Main & Storm Drain Installations

Weekday Work:

  • Broadway at Boren
    • o Storm drain installation
  • Broadway at Fir
    • o Water main installation
  • Yesler – Broadway to Boren
    • o Water main installation
  • Jackson – 12th to 14th
    • o Street restoration

Work Hours:

  • Weekdays – 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.



Water Main & Electrical Duct Bank Installations

Weekday Work:

  • Electrical duct bank installation between 1st and 2nd   
  • Water main installation and service transfers between 6th and 7th

Work Hours:

  • Weekdays 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Note on Water Main Shutoffs:

The first of three area-wide water shutoffs in the Chinatown/International District was completed the weekend of October 6-7.  The remaining shutoffs will begin at 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays and continue until 10:00 a.m. on Sundays and are tentatively scheduled for the weekends of October 27-28 and November 3-4. If your building will be affected you will receive a notice directly from Seattle Public Utilities at least 72 hours in advance.


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