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

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

Construction alert: Northgate Station
Mar 20, 2015: Night work next week ahead of utility relocation along 1st Avenue NE

Utility work along 1st Avenue NE to start as early as March 23, 2015
Mar 19, 2015: Northgate station: Utility work along 1st Avenue NE to start as early as March 23, 2015