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2/26/2021



Rail News: Passenger Rail

Sound Transit begins civil construction on Lynnwood Link extension station, parking structures


Civil construction on the extension is now about one-third complete.
Photo – soundtransit.com

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Civil construction is underway on all of the parking and station structures on Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link extension, as the project continues to progress toward a 2024 opening.

Overall, civil construction work on the extension is now about one-third complete, Sound Transit officials said in a press release.

The Lynnwood Link extension will include four elevated stations and three new parking structures that will add about 1,500 additional parking spaces to the Seattle transit line.

The $2.9 billion project budget includes up to $1.17 billion from a full funding grant agreement executed by the Federal Transit Administration. In addition, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau executed a $658 million low-interest loan for the project. 

 

 



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