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Bel-Red/130th Station

Located between 130th and 132nd Avenues NE at NE Spring Blvd., this station includes a 300-space park-and-ride and supports future growth in the corridor.


Mode: Link

Opens for service: Targeted 2023 

Project phase: Construction

Ride time: 130th to International District/Chinatown in about 24 minutes 

Key features

  • At-grade station with platform located between 130th and 132nd Avenues NE along the future extension of NE Spring Blvd
  • Park-and-ride facility adjacent to the station to accommodate up to 300 vehicles for transit use as part of the City of Bellevue’s transit oriented development (TOD) project north of the station
  • Bicycle parking, including lockers and racks to be incorporated into the City’s TOD project
  • Public art

See most recent design materials in the document archive.

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2018 East Link construction milestones include:

  • Complete aerial guideway from 124th Ave NE to 130th Ave NE
  • Complete utility relocations for power and communications
  • Complete underground utility relocations for City of Bellevue water, storm and sanitary sewer.
  • The Rainier Freeway station and D2 bus roadway from I-90 into downtown Seattle will close in the fall for work on the Judkins Park station.
  • Construction starts on the Operations and Maintenance Facility: East (OMF East) in Bellevue.
  • Elevated rail guideway is placed over I-405 in Bellevue.
  • Excavation of the downtown Bellevue tunnel is completed.
  • Post-tensioning of the I-90 floating bridge to prepare it for light rail and increase its lifespan is completed.
  • Road-over-rail undercrossing on 112th Avenue Southeast in Bellevue gets started.
  • Work proceeds on station construction across the entire East Link extension.

  • PROJECT: Station Platform Balustrade
    • ARTIST: Patrick Marold (Denver, CO)
    • DESCRIPTION: Marold has designed a hand-crafted stainless steel balustrade with a gentle, wandering gesture that defines the outer edges of the station platform. This meandering line gradually moves up and down as if drawn by an unseen hand. The reflection of light and shadows will create a dynamic visual experience that will change depending on the time of day or season of the year.
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