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

Project update: Northgate Link Extension
Jun 30, 2015: transmission line relocation, night work continues, tunnleing update, Where can you find ST staff this month; new and better signage

Construction alert: U District Station
Jun 23, 2015: Early work hours planned for June 26 and July 2

Construction alert: U District Station
Jun 9, 2015: Early work hours planned for Friday, June 12