West Seattle Link Extension
Serving regional jobs, dense neighborhoods

Timeline and milestones

  • Voter approval (2016)

  • Milestone Target
    Alternatives development
    Board identifies preferred and other Draft EIS alternatives
    Draft Environmental Impact Statement
    Board confirms or modifies the Preferred Alternative
    Final Environmental Impact Statement  2024
    Board selects project to be built  2024
    Federal Record of Decision  2024
  • WSLE is scheduled to begin design after the Federal Record of Decision.  

    Final route design
    Final station designs
    Procure and commission station and public art
    Obtain land use and construction permits
    Property acquisition/relocation
  • WSLE is scheduled to begin construction and testing in 2027, and will conclude in 2032. See below for more information.  

    Construction updates and mitigation
    Safety education
    Testing and pre-operations
  • Start of service, 2032