Tower Crane Removal at Roosevelt Station, March 11 - 15

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Starting, Monday, March 11, Sound Transit’s contractor will be dismantling the tower crane at Roosevelt Station. Work will be done in phases and will include evening work (see below). The work involves dismantling the tower crane by section, which includes the crane’s jib (horizontal structure), trolley, and tower (vertical structure). Ground crews will dismantle these sections into smaller segments, load them onto trucks, and haul them off-site.


Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15, 6 am – 10 pm


Work will be performed within the construction staging area. Crane will be dismantled and taken off-site in segments using the exit onto Roosevelt Way NE (see map)


  •      A Temporary Noise Variance (TNV) has been issued for this work. 
  •      Nearby residents can expect to hear impact wrenches, truck engines, hammering, and steel on steel. 
  •      Equipment used: impact wrenches, smaller dismantling cranes, front-end loading trucks.
  •      To watch the work on our earth cam:
  •      Fun fact: The tower crane’s jib is about 280 feet, just 20 feet shy of a football field. 

Contact us

Outreach Specialist: Rhonda Dixon, or 206-398-5300
After-hours construction hotline: 888-298-2395

Map of Roosevelt Station crane removal area March 2019