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4/17/2019



Rail News: Passenger Rail

Sound Transit begins construction prep for light-rail extension


Located at the existing Lynnwood Transit Center, an elevated center platform station will serve Lynnwood, Washington, starting in 2024.
Photo – Sound Transit

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Sound Transit this month will begin pre-construction work on the 8.5 mile Lynnwood Link extension, which will extend light-rail service from the Northgate Link station in Seattle to the Lynnwood Transit Center in Lynnwood, Washington. 

The work includes removal and replacement of 77 percent of the existing trees located in the right of way, removal of sound walls and utility relocation, according to a Sound Transit press release.

The sound walls will be replaced with temporary noise barriers. 

Construction of the extension, which includes four stations, will begin early this summer. 



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