3. News and updates

Upcoming I-90 trail closures at Shorewood Drive

Beginning as early as Tuesday May 28, crews working for Sound Transit will re-profile the I-90 trail at Shorewood Drive. Crews will remove portions of the existing trail, lay crushed rock to regrade…

80th Ave westbound HOV off-ramp closures

Beginning as early as May 15, crews working for Sound Transit will close the 80th Ave. westbound HOV off-ramp during non peak hours to conduct utility and storm sewer investigations. Sound Transit…

The Mercer Island Station under construction.

Mercer Island Station continues to make progress

The East Link project celebrated a major milestone as construction has recently passed the halfway mark. It will still be a few more years until East Link opens and begins operation as the Blue Line…

Upcoming I-90 ramp closures

As part of East Link construction, crews working for Sound Transit will remove sign bridges along I-90 that are no longer necessary. This work will make way for future installation of the overhead…

A construction worker carries lumber across the future platform at the future South Bellevue Station site.

East Link light rail construction passes the halfway mark

In just a few short years, construction of the East Link light rail extension has transformed the Eastside skyline and today is more than 50 percent complete. And in a few more…

Nighttime work on Mercer Island

Sound Transit’s contractor will be installing conduit along the underside of the E. Mercer Way overpass. To safely complete this work, crews will close westbound I-90 lanes near the overpass…

Upcoming I-90 Ramp Closures

Work continues at the Mercer Island Station as crews continue to install metal framing and duct banks at the 80th Ave. SE entrance. To safely complete this work, crews will need to close both the…

East Link Utility Work Begins at E. Mercer Way

Beginning as early as Monday March 4, crews working for Sound Transit and Puget Sound Energy will begin utility investigations of existing utilities and will install new electrical service for East…

Upcoming I-90 Ramp Closures

As early as Thursday February 21, crews working for Sound Transit will close the 80th Ave. westbound HOV off-ramp during off-peak hours. During this closure, crews will excavate and conduct utility…

Ballasted track installed on Mercer Island

For the last few weeks, crews have been busily installing ballasted track between the Mercer Island Station and East Mercer Way. This is the first segment of rail to be completed on…