Project updates

Making progress and keeping you in the loop

Thanks to everyone who rode alongside us in 2019; asking questions, providing input and sharing insights about your neighborhoods and communities. Looking for a quick summary of where we are in project development and how we got here? Here's an overview we shared at neighborhood forums last…

HOV ramp closures at Island Crest Way

The Island Crest Way westbound I-90 HOV on-ramp and the eastbound I-90 HOV off-ramp are scheduled to be closed Wednesday, Jan. 22 – Friday, Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Crews will be pouring concrete for curbs and sidewalks at Mercer Island Station.  What Concrete pours at Mercer Island Station…

Utility work on Martin Luther King Jr. Way from Division Ave. to S. 3rd St. starts this week 

This week, the contractor will start installing a deep sewer line on the west side of Martin Luther King Jr. Way from Division Ave. to S. 3rd St., and the southbound lane on MLK Jr. Way will be closed. The driveway to the Jackson Hall parking garage will be closed during the Martin Luther King Jr.…

Pedestrian path closing and construction sound wall removal around the U District Station site

What As early as Wednesday, January 15th, the pedestrian path around the U District Station (UDS) site will be permanently closed. Once the pedestrian path closes, Sound Transit’s contractor will begin to remove the south and west construction sound walls. Use alternate routes around the station…

Utility work on Northeast 155th Street

Beginning January 13th Sound Transit will be working on Northeast 155th east of Interstate-5 underpass. This work is part of Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension Project to construct the guideway. Traffic conditions will change daily. For live updates make sure to call Sound Transit’s traffic…

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We want your feedback! I-405 BRT Project online open house launches on January 10, 2020

The I-405 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project wants to hear from you! We have launched our first outreach effort for 2020 with our online open house. Learn and comment about the new station design and amenities, project refinements, new travel times, ways to reach stations on foot or bicycle, and much…

Traffic signal and utility work in N. Tacoma Ave. and N. 1st St. intersection begins in early January

This week, crews will install traffic signals and lighting in the N. Tacoma Ave. and N. 1st Street intersection, as well as a catch basin on N. 1st St. near Salamone’s. Crews continue to work on utilities on the west side of Martin Luther King Jr. Way near Kaiser Permanente and Tacoma General. The…

Tree planting along I-5 near NE 80th to NE 85th Streets

Starting Sunday, January 26th, 2020, Sound Transit’s contractor will be mulching and planting trees on WSDOT right-of-way east of Interstate 5 as part of Sound Transit’s tree replacement program.  Sound Transit works to minimize construction impacts on the environment by working closely with…

Intermittent closures of 77th Ave. and 80th Ave. sidewalks

Beginning as early as Wednesday, Jan. 8, the sidewalk along 77th Ave. between N. Mercer Way and Sunset Highway SE will be partially reopened for pedestrian use. Please note that the sidewalk will be closed intermittently to accommodate continued work at Mercer Island Station. These short-term…

HOV ramp closure at Island Crest Way

The Island Crest Way westbound I-90 HOV on-ramp will be closed Friday, Jan. 3 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Crews will be pouring concrete near Mercer Island Station. During this closure, drivers can use the 76th Avenue westbound on-ramp. What Concrete pours at Mercer Island Station  When Friday, Jan. 3…