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  U Link 2016


UNIVERSITY LINK EXTENSION
A Special Feature of DJC.COM
March 25, 2016
Photo copyright Don Wilson

Download a PDF of the special section here.




University Link’s big challenge: crossing under Interstate 5 and the Montlake Cut
The twin bored tunnels travel 3.15 miles from downtown Seattle to Husky Stadium.

By ANDY MENCKE
McMillen Jacobs Associates







University of Washington Station
brings it all together

The new station is a hub for buses, light rail trains, bicyclists and pedestrians.

By MARK REDDINGTON
LMN Architects








Linking Capitol Hill to
downtown and the UW

Capitol Hill Station serves the busy Broadway area near Seattle Central College. It connects to University of Washington Station to the north and the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel to the west.

By JOURNAL STAFF







A vertical circulation chamber features “Subterraneum” art walls by Leo Saul Berk.



Escalators at the UW Station



Art by Ellen Forney is displayed at the west entry to the Capitol Hill station.





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Special section team

Section editor: Benjamin Minnick

Section design: Jeffrey Miller

Web design: Lisa Lannigan

Advertising: Matt Brown


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