Federal Way Link Extension

Project Highlights

Mode:

  • Link light rail

Overview :

The Federal Way Link Extension project will extend light rail from the Angle Lake Station in the City of SeaTac to the Federal Way Transit Center. The 7.8-mile alignment will include three stations near Kent Des Moines Road, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center. The stations are expected to be open for service in 2024.

 

Phase:

  • Pre-construction

Facts:

Milestones: 

In January 2017, the Sound Transit Board approved the final route for the FWLE.

In March 2017, the Federal Transit Administration issued a Record of Decision

Voters' passage of system expansion measures provided funding to construct light rail to the Federal Way Transit Center.

In August and September 2017, Sound Transit hosted one online and two in-person public open houses to gather feedback on future station area concepts. Residents commented on three new station areas: Kent/Des Moines, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center.

Region

  • South Sound

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