Construction at Banner Way NE and NE 80th Street

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As early as Monday, April 28, through May 8, Sound Transit's contractor will install equipment at two locations to monitor ground movement for the Northgate Link Extension tunnels.The monitors, called extensometers, are inserted below the surface of the road and will be in place throughout construction of the Northgate Link Extension.

Two drill rigs are used to install the equipment. The drill rigs will be parked at the site of the installation overnight. The two work areas are:

1. Banner Way NE and NE 80th Street

  • The right NB lane will be closed from 4th Ave NE to North of NE 80th Street.

2. Banner Way NE and NE 80th Street

  • The left NB lane will be closed from 4th Ave NE to North of NE 80th Street.

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Installation requires drilling into the concrete, removing ground material with a vacuum truck and installing the monitor. Parking near the work areas will be restricted but traffic will remain open. The contractor will perform this work between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. No high impact work will occur until after 8 a.m. This work is scheduled to take 2 weeks to complete.

For more information about Northgate Link Extension construction:

Call Rhonda Dixon at 206-398-5300
Email northlink@soundtransit.org

24-Hour Construction Hotline: 1-888-298-2395