Northgate Link Extension

Project highlights

Mode:

Link Light Rail

Start of service:

Open for service: 2021

Overview:

Northgate Link Extension will connect the Northgate, Roosevelt and U District neighborhoods to downtown Seattle and the airport. Fast, reliable service will provide relief to one of the region's most congested traffic areas.

Phase:

Construction

Facts:

Length: 4.3 miles

Ride time: 14 minutes from Northgate to downtown

Budget: $2.1 billion

Construction type: tunnel, elevated and surface

Funding partners: Construction funding is combination of federal grants, motor vehicle excise tax (MVET) and local sales tax

Latest news

You’re invited: Link light rail drop-in meeting
May 6, 2015: Link light rail drop-in meeting

You’re invited: Link light rail drop-in meeting
May 21, 2015: Link light rail drop-in meetings

You’re invited: Link light rail drop-in meeting
Jun 2, 2015: Link light rail drop-in meeting

Video: Roosevelt 90% design presentation
Apr 21, 2015: Watch if you missed the Feb. 2015 Roosevelt Station 90% design open house.

U District: Construction Update
Apr 9, 2015: U District: Construction Update

U District: Extended work hours planned for Saturday, April 4
Apr 1, 2015: U District: Extended work hours planned for Saturday, April 4