2. Timeline and milestones

  • Voter approval (2008)

  • Milestone

    Target

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

  • Milestone Target

    UW to Northgate tunneling excavation complete

    2016
    Northgate guideway construction complete 
    Track slab installation complete 
    2018 
    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)