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Sound Transit announces road closures in Lynnwood and Northgate

Lynnwood road closures

PUGET SOUND—In preparation for the upcoming August 30 opening of the much-anticipated Lynnwood Link Extension, Sound Transit announces several road closures in North Seattle and Lynnwood. I-5 in Northgate Road Closures 44th Avenue in Lynnwood Road Closures As early as Monday, April 15, Sound Transit’s contractor will continue working on drainage installation, fiber tie-ins, and […]

New Lynnwood Link extension to begin commuter travel August 30

lynnwood link

SEATTLE—Sound Transit announced Thursday, April 4, that passenger service on the Link 1 Line will begin to Lynnwood on August 30, 2024. The 8.5-mile segment will add four new stations: Shoreline South/148th St., Shoreline North/185th St., Mountlake Terrace, and Lynnwood City Center. During peak hours, trains will run approximately every eight minutes. Community Transit and […]

Buttigieg proposes $88.4 million for Lynnwood Link Extension project

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In his $4 billion funding recommendations for the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program and Expedited Project Delivery (EPD) Pilot Program, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg included $88.4 million for the Lynnwood Link Extension that is expected to open by fall of 2024. This proposed funding would, if appropriated, complete the CIG grant agreement contribution […]

Public invited to Economic Alliance’s Transportation Update coffee chat

Transportation Update

EVERETT—Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) announces the upcoming virtual event, Coffee Chats: Snohomish County Transportation Update on February 6. Community members are invited to join for a comprehensive update on transportation projects, focused on highlighting Sound Transit’s progress on the Lynnwood Link Extension. The event, moderated by Wendy Poischbeg, Interim President & CEO of EASC, […]

New 1,670 stall garage opens at Lynnwood Transit Center

Lynnwood Transit Center garage

LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 14, 2023—On Monday, April 17, Sound Transit will open the new parking garage at the Lynnwood Transit Center to serve current transit riders and future Link light rail riders. The new garage contains 1,670 parking stalls in a five-story structure. Along with adjacent surface lots containing 226 stalls, the Lynnwood City Center […]

Expected lane closures Monday for Lynnwood Transit Center construction

Lynnwood lane closures

LYNNWOOD, Wash., February 18, 2023—Lynnwood residents, commuters, and businesses are advised to expect lane closures beginning Monday, February 20, 2023, on sections of 200 St SW for 8 to 12 weeks for Phase One construction on the Transit and Traffic Circulation Improvements Project. Because traffic is expected to increase in the area with the upcoming […]

$254 million secured for Lynnwood Link Extension in Omnibus Package

Lynnwood Link Extension omnibus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), who chairs the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, announced that she has secured $583 million of funding for two key Puget Sound region transit projects – Lynnwood Link Extension and Federal Way Extension – in the final Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which funds […]

Biden’s proposed FY 2023 budget would accelerate $250 million in Lynnwood Link funding

lynnwood link

Building on historic funding increases in the bipartisan infrastructure law that Congress adopted this year, the Biden Administration’s proposed budget for FY 2023 would significantly expand funding levels for transit investments across the country—including providing $516.6 million for Sound Transit earlier than expected. The accelerated funding would create more than $40 million in borrowing savings […]

Night work to affect I-5 overnight traffic

i-5 night work

SEATTLE –  Seattle City Light crews will be relocating an overhead transmission line on I-5 at Northeast 195th Street in Shoreline as part of Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project. The reliability work will result in nightly traffic impacts on Aug. 3-4.  To complete this work safely, Washington State Patrol troopers and construction crews must […]

Overnight closures along SB I-5 in Mountlake Terrace

i-5 closure

Closure on I-5 ramps and highway for Lynnwood Link construction planned for June 26 LYNNWOOD, Wash., June, 22, 2021 – Crews working on the Lynnwood Link Extension will be closing the southbound lanes of I-5 South from 220th Street SW to SR 104 in Mountlake Terrace overnight on Saturday, June 26 for construction that will […]

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