Sound Transit Board leadership to announce this morning the schedule and review process for Link light rail tunnel proposals, costs and related documents

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The leadership of the Sound Transit Board of Directors will hold a news conference this morning to discuss a schedule and process for reviewing information on four critical issues related to the pending construction of the central Link light rail project. Specifically, they will discuss a process for reviewing the design-and-build proposals for the central Link light rail tunnel project, an updated revision of the agency's long-term financing plan, the proposed $500 million federal grant agreement and Sound Transit's proposed 2001 budget.

11:30 a.m., Thurs., Oct. 12
King County Executive's conference room
4th Floor, King County Courthouse
516 3rd Ave. Seattle

Participating in the announcement will be Sound Transit Board Chair Dave Earling, an Edmonds city councilmember; Sound Transit Board Vice Chair Greg Nickels, King County Councilmember, and other Sound Transit board members including King County Executive Ron Sims and Seattle Mayor Paul Schell.


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