Service alerts

Stay in the know with rider alerts for construction and event related revisions to Sound Transit service. Unexpected or last-minute changes to service may not be available on this page.

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Elevator and escalator outages

The street level-to-mezzanine elevator in the University Street Station is out of service. Passengers can use the north end walkway to the mezzanine at Benaroya Hall on 2nd Ave to enter or exit the station. Security Officers are available to assist.

The Pioneer Square Station north end mezzanine elevator continues to be out of service until further notice.

Link riders requiring elevator service, use the elevators at the south end of the platform to access the mezzanine to surface elevator.

The south end mezzanine to or from 3rd Av has resumed normal operations.

Updates will be provided when they are available.

Your patience is appreciated.

*This outage list is updated once every 24 hours, Monday through Friday, (except Holidays) and does not include short-term outages that may occur throughout the day. Short-term outage alerts can be found on our Service alerts page. To receive real-time notifications of short-term outages, subscribe to Accessibility Transit Alerts.

Elevators Outages

Service Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Link Angle Lake Station  #2 - Parking Garage Repair 3/2 Use other elevator at this location
Link Westlake Station #306 - Northbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use other elevator or stairs
Link University Street Station #506 - Southbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use other elevator or stairs

Link

Pioneer Square Station #705 - Northbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair 3/1

Use other elevator or stairs

Escalators Outages

Service Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Link Tukwila International Blvd Station #9 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #303 - Northbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #304 - Southbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #305 - Down, Middle to Mezzanine, Macy's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #307 - Down, Surface to Mezzanine, Macy's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #308 - Up, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #309 - Up, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #310 - Down, Middle Century Square Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #313 - Down, Nordstrom's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #314 - Down, Mid to Mezzanine Nordstrom's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #316 - Down, Surface to Mid Nordstrom's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #502 - Southbound, Up Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #503 - Up, Northbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #504 - Southbound, Up, Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #505 - Up, Northbound, Mezzanine to Surface Repair 3/1 Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #506 - Northbound down, Surface to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #511 - Southbound Up, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #512 - Southbound Down, Surface to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #702 - Up, Southbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #704 - Southbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #706 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station  #709 - Up, Southbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link International District/Chinatown Station #904 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator

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ST Express bus

ST Express routes 542 & 545 -- eastbound only -- will be on an overnight reroute at SR-520 & NE 51st ST, between approximately 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday, March 1 and Thursday, March 4, due to construction activity.  This bus stop will reopen Friday morning at 6:00 a.m.

Start and end times for this event are subject to change. 


ST Express 542 – Westbound to University District

Missed stops:

  • None


ST Express 542 – Eastbound to Redmond Transit Center

[9:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.]

Missed stop:

  • SR-520 & NE 51st St

Use stop:

  • NE 51st St & 154th Ave NE



ST Express 545 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • None


ST Express 545 – Eastbound to Bear Creek Park & Ride

[9:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.]

Missed stop:

  • SR-520 & NE 51st St

Use stop:

  • NE 51st St & 154th Ave NE
     

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.

ST Express route 542 -- eastbound -- will experience temporary closure of a bus stop, due to construction. The bus stop at Montlake Blvd and E Lake Washington Blvd will be closed overnights (8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.) Monday, March 1 through Thursday, March 4. The temporary closure ends Friday at 6:00 a.m.

All dates and times are subject to change.


Rte 542 - University District to Redmond Transit Center (eastbound)

[8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.]

Missed stop:

  • Montlake Blvd & E Lake Washington Blvd

Use stop:

  • NE Pacific St & Montlake Blvd NE - Bay 1


Rte 542 - Redmond Transit Center to University District (westbound)

No missed stops

ST Express Route 522 will be on a long term reroute through Friday, March 19, 2021, due to a partial closure of Main Street in Bothell.

Start and end times for this event are subject to change. 

ST Express 522 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 522 – Eastbound to Woodinville

Missed stops:

  • Main St & 103rd Ave NE

Use stops:

  • Old Bothell Way NE & 98th Ave NE
  • Beardslee Boulevard & Sunrise Dr
  • UW Bothell / Cascadia College

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.

ST Express routes 545 & 566 will be on a reroute beginning Wednesday, April 29th until further notice due to construction activity at the Redmond Technology Station.

Start and end times for this event are subject to change. 

ST Express 545 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • Redmond Technology Station – Bay 4

Use stops:

  • SR-520 & NE 40th ST

ST Express 545 – Eastbound to Redmond

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 566 – Northbound to Redmond Technology Station

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 566 – Southbound to Auburn

Missed stops:

  • Redmond Technology Station - Bay 4

Use stops:

  • Redmond Technology Station - Bay 8

*ST Express 567 remains suspended due to COVID-19 related service reductions.

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.

ST Express routes 566 & 567* are unable to serve the stops at Central Ave N & 228th St in Kent until further notice.

*ST Express 567 remains suspended due to COVID-19 related service reductions.

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.

Beginning Friday, December 18th, 2020, Bellevue Transit Center restrooms will be closed. This is due to the permanent closure of the Rider Services building (10904 NE 6th St, Bellevue) for upcoming redevelopment.

Additionally, the ticket machine will be temporarily out of service beginning Monday, December 28th, 2020. It will move to a new location in the transit center in February 2021. 

Dates and times of these outages are subject to change.

Purchase tickets digitally by downloading the Transit Go app, or purchase an ORCA fare card at a nearby retailer. The nearest ORCA retail location is the Safeway located at 300 Bellevue Way NE, open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Or visit orcacard.com for more information and additional participating retailers.

Sounder train

There are no alerts at this time.

Other

*This outage list is updated once every 24 hours, Monday through Friday, (except Holidays) and does not include short-term outages that may occur throughout the day. Short-term outage alerts can be found on our Service alerts page. To receive real-time notifications of short-term outages, subscribe to Accessibility Transit Alerts.

Elevators Outages

Service Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Link Angle Lake Station  #2 - Parking Garage Repair 3/2 Use other elevator at this location
Link Westlake Station #306 - Northbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use other elevator or stairs
Link University Street Station #506 - Southbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use other elevator or stairs

Link

Pioneer Square Station #705 - Northbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair 3/1

Use other elevator or stairs

Escalators Outages

Service Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Link Tukwila International Blvd Station #9 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #303 - Northbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #304 - Southbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #305 - Down, Middle to Mezzanine, Macy's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #307 - Down, Surface to Mezzanine, Macy's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #308 - Up, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #309 - Up, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #310 - Down, Middle Century Square Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #313 - Down, Nordstrom's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #314 - Down, Mid to Mezzanine Nordstrom's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #316 - Down, Surface to Mid Nordstrom's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #502 - Southbound, Up Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #503 - Up, Northbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #504 - Southbound, Up, Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #505 - Up, Northbound, Mezzanine to Surface Repair 3/1 Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #506 - Northbound down, Surface to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #511 - Southbound Up, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #512 - Southbound Down, Surface to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #702 - Up, Southbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #704 - Southbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #706 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station  #709 - Up, Southbound Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link International District/Chinatown Station #904 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.