Project updates: University Link Extension | Sound Transit
- The University of Washington (UW) station is complete.
- The Capitol Hill station is in its final stages of construction, including restoration of a nearby street.
- Track and power systems are 85% done.
Project updates: Northgate Link Extension | Sound Transit
This extension should open in 2021. It runs in a tunnel northward from UW to the Maple Leaf Portal a little south of Northgate Station, where it emerges into an elevated track.Tunneling crews continue to make progress on both tunnels between the Roosevelt Station site and the U District Station site. TBM Brenda is just south of NE 50th Street and Pamela is north of NE Ravenna Boulevard. Brenda is expected to arrive at the U District Station site by the end of October and Pamela by the end of the year.
Crews continue to pour the concrete base and install drainage in the future northbound tunnel between Roosevelt Station and the Maple Leaf portal.
Project updates: Lynnwood Link Extension | Sound Transit -- the FTA has issued a Record of Decision for it, and it should go into final design early next year. Construction should begin in 2018 and the extension should open in 2023. It will run in alternating surface and elevated tracks from Northgate northward to Lynnwood.
Project updates: East Link Extension | Sound Transit -- I-90 will get its outer lanes turned into carpool lanes, while its center ones will be turned into light-rail trackway. The latter project should start in mid-2017. It should open in 2023.
South 200th Link Extension | Sound Transit -- under construction, should be done by late 2016.
Tacoma Link Expansion | Sound Transit -- in planning. The local preferred alternative is north to the Stadium District, then west to Martin Luther King Blvd, then south in MLK Blvd.
Tacoma Trestle | Sound Transit -- "Sound Transit is replacing the wooden single-track railroad trestle east of Freighthouse Square with a new, concrete double-track bridge." The replacement will be done in stages.
- Build a concrete bridge south of the existing trestle
- Replace the trestle with the bridge and then demolish the trestle
- Extend the Tacoma station platform eastward
- Build a second concrete bridge where the trestle had been