Equipment leaving site during early morning hours on Friday, August 29

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Construction crews building the U District Station will be transporting a drill rig from the project construction site during the early morning hours this Friday, August 29.

Due to the size of the drill rig, the City of Seattle requires the transport of the equipment during off-peak travel hours to minimize disruptions to the traveling public.

Sound Transit crews have received a temporary noise variance from the City of Seattle to perform this work. Trucks must use broadband alarms. Sound attenuation will be used to minimize noise impacts to the extent possible.

What to expect:

  • Flatbed truck arriving onsite around 4 a.m.
  • Noise from continuously running engines while crews load the drill rig onto the truck
  • Lighting to illuminate the work area

This work is expected to be completed on Friday, August 29, by 8 a.m.

Construction Hotline: For issues that need immediate attention after normal business hours, call Sound Transit's 24-hour construction hotline: 1 (888) 298-2395

U District Station
The U District Station is under construction on Brooklyn Avenue Northeast between Northeast 45th and Northeast 43rd streets. The station is part of the future 4.3-mile Northgate Link Extension connecting Northgate, Roosevelt, and U District neighborhoods to downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport.