Northgate Link Extension

Ride underground from downtown to Northgate

Timeline and milestones

  • Voter approval (2008)

  • Milestone


    Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement completed
  • Design (2012-2014)

  • Milestone Target

    UW to Northgate tunneling excavation complete

    Northgate guideway construction complete 
    Track slab installation complete 
    Rail installation complete 2019 
    New light rail vehicles acquired 2019 
    Early system testing 2019 
    Elevators, escalators, and stairway construction to all stations complete 2019 
    Public artworks installed 2019 
    Roosevelt Station Complete 2019 
    U District Station Complete 2020
    Northgate Station Complete 2020
    System testing complete  2021 
    Open for service 2021
  • Open for service (2021)
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