Light rail construction begins in U District

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JCM Northlink LLC, Sound Transit's excavation and tunneling contractor, is starting work in the U District neighborhood as early as Monday December 9, 2013*.

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What are the traffic impacts?:

  • Close Brooklyn Ave. N.E. between N.E. 45th and N.E. 43rd streets
  • Close N.E. 43rd Street between University Way N.E. and 12th Avenue N.E. Local Access to the street alleys will be maintained·
  • Maintain local access on Brooklyn Avenue between N.E. 43rd and N.E. 42nd streets
  • Insert northbound one way vehicle lane on Brooklyn Avenue N.E to eastbound on N.E. 43rd Street
  • Maintain East West pedestrian connection at the N.E. 43rd and Brooklyn Avenue N.E. intersection

The next few months of work will include utility relocation, drilling of observation wells, vegetation/tree removal and the installation of the construction wall.

*Construction schedules are subject to change. Notifications will be sent out for significant changes.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about Sound Transit's U District Station project, please contact Wilbert Santos at (206) 398-5300 or northlink@soundtransit.org.

Report construction issues (after business hours) at our 24-Hour Construction Hotline at 1 (888) 298-2395.

STAY SAFE AND SOUND AROUND LIGHT RAIL CONSTRUCTION:

Obey pedestrian traffic signals

Obey flaggers directing trucks

Watch for trucks AND trailers

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