Northgate Link Extension

Project highlights


Link Light Rail

Start of service:

Open for service: 2021


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.




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

Roosevelt Station 90% design open house - display boards
Feb 27, 2015: Display boards - area map, site plan, station plan, cross sections, station and platform views, underground utility relocation, schedule map

Roosevelt Station 90% Design open house - meeting presentation
Feb 26, 2015: Presentation on construction activities and schedule

Roosevelt Station: Construction Alert
Feb 17, 2015: Utility work at NE 67th Street