Tag: Light Rail

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 […]

East Link Light Rail Tunnel in Bellevue Nears Completion

East Link Light Rail Tunnel in Bellevue Nears Completion

Sound Transit recently hit a big milestone on the East Link light rail tunnel development, as they announced it’s 90 percent complete. The tunnel is on track to be completed in mid-July. The project was kicked off in February 2017 and originally scheduled to be completed in 20 months. It […]

I-90 Express Lanes Now Permanently Closed

I-90 Express Lanes Now Permanently Closed

The I-90 express lanes going to and from Seattle are now permanently closed to vehicle traffic to allow for light rail construction. A new carpool lane going east and west has been added. These new lanes have been added to what were previously the lane shoulders, making for limited to no area […]

Sound Transit East Link Light Rail Construction Photos

Sound Transit East Link Light Rail Construction Photos

Sound Transit has recently posted some intriguing photos from the East Link Light Rail construction. With construction in full force, much of the construction is behind walls, or construction barriers. The photos allow for a behind the scenes look at the progress Sound Transit has made. The construction on East […]

South Bellevue Park-and-Ride to Close May 30

South Bellevue Park-and-Ride to Close May 30

The South Bellevue Park-and-Ride on Bellevue Way will close on May 30, 2017. The Park-and-Ride will be closed for approximately five years in preparation for a larger garage being built. The future South Bellevue Station will include bus and paratransit transfer facilities and a 1,500-stall parking garage. To help ease […]

Bellevue Officials Make Progress on Light-Rail

Bellevue officials have negotiated a deal to reduce the size of a proposed Sound Transit light-rail maintenance yard and allowing 1.6 million square feet of potential commercial and residential development space on the perimeter of the property. At the same time, Bellevue will save taxpayers money, shaving $60 million off […]