First Hill Streetcar – Weekly Project Updates

This Week: October 1st    – October 7th           

Full copies of these updates are attached:

Weekly Project Update – Jackson #18

Weekly Project Update – Broadway #24

Weekly Project Update – Yesler #21



Night and Weekend Intersection Closures at Broadway and Madison

Weekday Work:

  • Denny to Howell
    • o Street restoration
  • Pine to Madison
    • o Trackway construction

• Columbia intersection

  • o Steam vault modifications
  • o Pavement restoration
  • Cherry intersection
    • o Traffic signal controls installation
  • Jefferson intersection
    • o Storm drain installation

Weeknight Work:

  • Madison intersection
    • o Storm drain installation
  • Weller to Pike
    • o Rail distribution

Weekend Work:

  • Madison intersection
    • o Storm drain installation

Traffic Advisory:

  • The intersection of Broadway and Madison will be closed on weekends until November 4th.
  • Broadway will be closed between Madison and Marion from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for up to two weeks beginning October 1st. There will be a signed detour

Work Hours:

  • Weekdays  7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Weeknights  8:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.
  • Saturday  7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



Water Main, Sewer & Electrical Installations

Weekday Work:

  • Broadway at Alder
    • o Electrical duct bank installation
  • Yesler – Broadway to Boren
    • o Water main installation
  • Yesler at 12th
    • o Sewer installation
  • Yesler at 14th
    • o Traffic signal work
  • Jackson – 8th to 10th
    • o Water main installation

Work Hours:

  • Weekdays – 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.



Water Main, Storm Drain, and Electrical Duct Bank Installation

Weekday Work:

  • Electrical duct bank installation between 1st and 2nd   
  • Water main installation between 6th and 7th
  • Water main installation between 8th and 10th

Weekend Work:

  • Electrical duct bank and vault installation between 1st and 2nd
  • Water main installation between 5th   and  6th
  • Storm drain installation at 8th Avenue intersection
  • Work Hours:
  • Weekdays 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Weekend 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Note on Water Main Shutoffs:

October 6th – 7th will begin the first of three weekend water shutoffs in October for the Chinatown/International District. The shutoffs will begin at 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays and continue until 10:00 a.m. on Sundays. 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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