2. Timeline and milestones

  • Voter approval (2008)

  • Milestone

    Target

    Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement completed March 2006
  • Design (2012-2014)

  • Milestone Target

    UW to Northgate tunneling excavation complete

    2016
    Northgate guideway construction complete 
    Track slab installation complete 
    2018
    Rail installation complete 
    New light rail vehicles acquired 
    Early system testing Elevators, escalators, and stairway construction to all stations complete 
    Public artworks installed 
    Roosevelt Station Complete 
    2019 
    U District Station Complete 
    Northgate Station Complete 
    2020 
    System testing complete  2021 

     

  • Open for service (2021)