Demolition starting at the U District Station site

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Demolition at the site of the future U District light rail station is scheduled to start this week.

Buildings to be demolished include:

  • the former Chase Bank on the corner of NE 43rd Street and Brooklyn Ave NE;
  • a residential building located on the southwest corner of NE 43rd Street and Brooklyn Ave NE; and
  • a UW building located just south of the Neptune Theatre.

Demolition activity also includes removing building debris as well as grading the properties. The work will take place during daytime hours, as defined by the City of Seattle. For public projects, daytime hours are 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

Demolition for the U District Station site is expected to be complete in late summer. For more information, please call (206) 398-5300 or email For issues that need immediate attention after normal business hours, call Sound Transit's 24-hour Construction Hotline at (888) 298-2395.