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)*

*Aug. 18, 2022 update: Work is ongoing to identify new opening timelines for four light rail projects currently in construction. While the Lynnwood Link Extension was planned to open in mid-2024, construction challenges may delay completion by four to six months. An upcoming programmatic review will also assess shared resources and project sequencing. Expect further updates in Q4 2022.