The new rail line will have to move from a fixed portion of the bridge deck to one that floats — that meant engineers had to come up with a safe way to allow the tracks to flex.
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Wetlands bridge adds delay and $72 million to light-rail project
The three-station extension, from Angle Lake to downtown Federal Way, needs a long bridge because the soil midroute is too weak for buried foundations.
recommends two Austin Light Rail options to transit leaders; and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Blue-Ribbon Panel unveils multi-layered plan with cutting-edge technology to ...
Sound Transit increases Link light rail security by 300 guards
Sound Transit will be contracting with four companies to bring in hundreds of security personnel, with the full team expected to be trained and deployed in time for Memorial Day. “Earlier this year, ...
Sound Transit contracting with record number of security guards
In response to a dramatic rise in drug use in Western Washington, Sound Transit announced that it has successfully contracted with three new security ... personnel on light rail, as well as ...
Sound Transit: Prioritize Lynnwood over East Link
LYNNWOOD — Sound Transit staff has recommended prioritizing Lynnwood light rail service over an East ... line” that just ran along the east side of Lake Washington until work finished so ...
Light Rail returns to normal service as crews finish repairing hole
Update 5/9 5:35 a.m.: The Link Light Rail is now operating ... Starting Monday, Sound Transit said trains will run every 10 minutes with no more transfers at Pioneer Square, and service is now ...
Link light rail returns to regular service starting Monday
After a week of service disruptions, the Link light rail returned to its regular service Monday morning. Passengers are no longer required to transfer at Pioneer Square station in any direction ...
USDOT: $327MM for Sound Transit Improvements
The TIFIA and RRIF loans will finance three Sound Transit projects, including: Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension (TIFIA loan for $93.3 million, 33% of total $282.7 million cost), which will extend light ...
Damage to Westlake Station light rail in Downtown Seattle worse than expected
Since then, and due to safety reasons, the light rail train at several downtown stops has been operating only on one side of the ... spokesperson with Sound Transit said, as Pioneer Square is ...
SacRT begins testing new light rail trains
SacRT getting new light rail trains ready to ... by maintenance issues and aging technology. Some cars were originally a part of the city of Santa Clara's mass transit line while others are ...
How Sound Transit loses people — even in liberal cities like Tacoma | Opinion
Once things go “sideways,” the twice-elected Republican and member of Sound Transit’s board said ... I mean, it’s impossible to say until the light rail extension is up and running ...
Proposed route for Link light rail expansion sparks concerns from Lynnwood church
Sound Transit is years away from deciding the final route of Everett’s Light Rail expansion. Voters passed the initiative in 2016. “Anyone who has experienced that hellacious traffic knows ...