Spring District/120th Station

Located between 120th and 124th avenues NE, north of a planned new NE 15th Street roadway, this station will be below street-level to support City of Bellevue and Spring District redevelopment plans. It provides a transit-oriented joint development opportunity with the site developer.


Mode: Link

Opens for service: Targeted 2023

Project phase: Final design

Ride time: 120th to Overlake Transit Center in about 6 minutes

Key features

  • Below-grade open-air station at the core of the future Spring District in the Bel-Red Corridor
  • Station entrance connected to 120th Avenue NE and the future Spring District streets

Station facilities

  • Passenger drop-off/pickup area along 12th Avenue NE
  • Covered bicycle storage
  • Public art

Issues for final design

  • Further design of the 120th Station is currently on hold as Sound Transit explores a public private partnership with the site developer
  • Final architectural features
  • Artist selection
  • Construction staging, schedule and methods

See most recent design materials in the document archive.

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  • Central Bellevue: started in early 2016
    • Construction of the downtown Bellevue tunnel began in early 2016 and the remainder of central Bellevue construction is currently scheduled to begin in mid 2017
  • I-90: mid 2017
  • South Bellevue: mid 2017 
  • BelRed: mid 2017
  • Overlake: mid 2017

  • PROJECT: Station Platform Walls
    • ARTIST: To be determined
    • DESCRIPTION: STart is commissioning an artist to develop two long artworks for the station platform walls. An artist will be selected in late winter 2016 to begin working on a proposal in early spring.