Lynnwood Link Extension
Connecting Snohomish County with light rail

Timeline and milestones

  • Voter approval (2008)

  • Milestones Target

    Staff analysis, public comment, and publish Draft EIS

    Preferred alternative developed 2016 
    Sound Transit Board selects final route and station locations 2016 
  • Milestones Target

    Sound Transit applies for FFGA

    Sound Transit engages community on project design

    Sound Transit establishes agreements and permits with local jurisdictions 2019 
    Sound Transit completes final design 2019 
  • Milestone Target
    Groundbreaking 2019
  • Start of service (2024)*

*April 2023 update: Work is ongoing to identify new opening timelines for four light rail projects in construction, including the Lynnwood Link Extension. This project is currently trending toward a summer or fall 2024 opening timeframe.