12th and Jackson intersection to close for construction

You will need to detour around the the intersection of 12th Avenue South and South Jackson Street just north of Beacon Hill this weekend as construction for the First Hill Streetcar continues. The intersection at the heart of Little Saigon will be closed Saturday and Sunday, February 2 and 3, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Police and flaggers will be there to direct traffic and ensure that businesses and residences are accessible.

The planned detours:

  • Eastbound traffic – south on Fourth Avenue S, east on Seattle Blvd S, east on S Dearborn St
  • Westbound traffic – northwest on Boren Ave S, west on Yesler Way
  • Northbound traffic – east on S College St, north on Rainier Ave S, northwest on Boren Ave S
  • Southbound traffic – west on Yesler Way, south on Second Ave S Extension