Tag: Bellevue City Council

East Link Light Rail Nears 50% Completion

East Link Light Rail Nears 50% Completion

Earlier this week the Bellevue City Council received an update from Sound Transit that the East Link Light Rail project has neared 50 percent completion. Some of the highlights from the project progress include: tunnel excavation work under 110th Ave NE that has recently been completed, significant progress on the […]

I-405 Lid Crossing Chosen as Segment of Grand Connection by City Council

I-405 Lid Crossing Chosen as Segment of Grand Connection by City Council

There were three alternatives presented at the Bellevue City Council meeting in November, to decide which concept would be best for I-405 crossing segments and how they would connect with the Wilburton Commercial Area. The third alternative was unanimously chosen, the Grand Connection I-405 lid crossing. This was the staff’s […]

Bellevue City Council Votes on Preferred Light Rail Option

It has been quite a journey to get agreement on the details for light rail in Bellevue. On Monday night the city council voted 6-0 in favor of cost-reducing changes to the light rail project that could save Bellevue taxpayers up to $35 million. “Tonight we reached a major milestone […]

Bellevue City Council Launches Downtown Livability Initiative

The Bellevue City Council moved forward this week with an initiative to develop code and design guideline changes to ensure a “livable, memorable downtown environment.” On Monday, the council reallocated $350,000 from the city’s capital budget for the Downtown Livability project, according to a press statement. The council will finalize […]