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Rescheduled: Westbound and eastbound I-90 to Bellevue Way SE ramp closures

In order to update lane striping on the off-ramps from Interstate 90, crews will be closing the eastbound and westbound I-90 off-ramps to Bellevue Way Southeast overnight from Monday, April 19 to Wednesday April 21. The closures will happen each night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Crews only plan to put…

Night time Off-ramp and road closure on 5th Ave from NE 120th to NE 130th Street

As early as Monday, April 19, Sound Transit will close 5th Ave from NE 120th to NE 130th street. Additionally, NE 130th Street off-ramp from NB I-5 will be closed for guideway construction.  What Closure on 5th Ave from NE 120th to NE 130th street     Closure at NE 130th Street off-ramp from NB…

Night closures at 1st Ave NE between Northgate Way and NE 103rd Street; NE 107th ramp closures

As early as Monday, April 19, Sound Transit will be closing lanes at 1st Ave between Northgate Way and NE 103rd Street. In addition, both the NE 107th on-ramp and off-ramp will be closed at NE 107th. The closure will be utilized for deck work. Work hours will be between 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.…

Photo of Link Light Light Rail trains at Maintenance facility, Operations and Maintenance Facility South

Don’t forget to comment: OMF South Draft EIS public comment period ends April 19

Thanks to everyone who attended our online public meetings and hearings on Wednesday, March 24, and Tuesday, March 30. We had around 120 attendees total, and so far we’ve received more than 160 comments on the OMF South Draft EIS. If you haven’t provided your input, you can still comment now…

First girders are now in place at future Kent/Des Moines station.

First girders are now in place at future Kent/Des Moines station area

Construction crews have begun installing the Federal Way Link Extension's first light rail girders, which will support the elevated tracks and station platform Link trains will begin serving in 2024!  Each girder is typically 100 to 115 feet long and weighs between 100,000 and 130,000 lbs. Their I…

Track installation moves along Division Avenue across J Street to I Street this week

Crews plan to complete the track installation in the Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Division Avenue intersection and open MLK Jr. Way to two-way traffic by the end of the day on Tuesday, April 13. Then, the contractor will continue the track installation process along Division Avenue, crossing J…

Night closure at Northeast 107th Northbound I-5 on-ramp and on off-ramp

As early as Monday, April 12, Sound Transit will close the NE 107 on-ramp to Northbound I-5 and off ramp. The full night time closure will be utilize for deck work. What Lane reduction and the on-ramp will be closed for crews to construct the guideway for the link light rail construction. …

Image of SR 520 construction detour, Downtown Redmond Link Extension

SR 520 overpass construction activities in Redmond

Sound Transit contractor crews will be working for an extended period of time on three SR 520 overpasses in Redmond: Northeast 40th Street (through January 2022), Northeast 51st Street (through November 2021), and Northeast 60th Street (through April 2022). Construction for the future Downtown…

Overnight I-90 off ramps to Bellevue Way SE closures

Beginning on the evening of Wednesday April 7th, crews will be delivering the Traction Power Substation (TPSS) to the future South Bellevue Station on Bellevue Way Southeast in Bellevue. TPSS units provide electricity to the overhead wires which power light rail vehicles.  In preparation for this…

Update: MLK Jr. Way and Division Avenue intersection to open early next week

Update: crews will complete the track installation and sidewalk work in the Division Avenue and MLK Jr. Way intersection early next week. Currently, the contractor plans to open this intersection by the end of the day on Tuesday, April 13. At that time, two sets of track will be installed on Martin…