2. Timeline and milestones

  • Voter approval (2008)

  • Milestone Target
    Board identifies preferred package of improvements 2014 
    Sound Transit issues State Environmental Policy Act Checklist for public review February 2016 
    Board selects project to be built April 2016 
  • Milestone Target
    Acquire property  
    Hire design-build team. (Under a design-build contract, Sound Transit selects a single contractor to oversee both design and construction, creating opportunities to streamline project delivery and help guarantee budget.)  
    Obtain permits  
  • Milestone Target
    Complete design  
    Groundbreaking  
    Construction updates  
  • Start of service (2022)