Heading north on 12th Avenue South this weekend? You’ll need to detour.
First Hill Streetcar project construction will close the northbound lane of 12th Avenue South to through traffic from South King Street to South Jackson Street, starting on Saturday, July 27 at 7 a.m. and continuing until Monday, July 29 at 5 a.m. A detour will be set up here on Beacon Hill, with the diversion starting at 15th Avenue South at South College Street, where traffic will be diverted east, then north on Rainier Avenue South, then west on South Jackson Street to 12th Avenue South.
The intersection of South Jackson Street and 12th Avenue South will remain open to eastbound, westbound, and southbound traffic. Also, 12th Avenue between South King Street and South Jackson Street will remain open to northbound local access traffic, and pedestrian access and access to businesses will be maintained.