Construction alert: University of Washington Station

March 18, 2014

Temporary sidewalk and lane closures on the east side of Montlake Blvd.

Thursday, March 20, through Saturday, March 22, Sound Transit's contractor will restore the sidewalk and curbs on the eastside of the intersection at Montlake Blvd. and NE Pacific Street.  In order to do this work, they must close one northbound traffic lane and the east sidewalk north of the intersection of Montlake Blvd. and NE Pacific Street.

  • To minimize traffic impacts, the lane closure will be in effect from 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, through 5 p.m. Saturday, March 22*. 
  • Signage and flaggers will help direct pedestrians and bicyclists around the work.
  • Crosswalks across Montlake Blvd. at NE Pacific Street will remain open.

construction alert map for University of Washington Station, updated 3/18/2014

University Link:
University Link Extension project extends the existing light rail service to the north connecting the University of Washington and Capitol Hill to downtown Seattle and the airport. The project includes 3.15 miles of new tunnel track and two underground stations: one at Capitol Hill and one at the University of Washington. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2016 for operation.

For further information, please contact Sound Transit community outreach 206-398-5300 or

For issues that need immediate attention after normal business hours, call Sound Transit's 24-hour Construction Hotline at (888) 298-2395.

Construction schedules are subject to change. Notifications will be distributed for significant changes.*