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October 11, 2019

Transit tunnel closing tonight for East Link prep work

Journal Construction Editor

Photo by Benjamin Minnick [enlarge]
Construction fencing is up in Pioneer Square Station where crews will build a temporary middle platform.

Sound Transit next year will connect the tracks in the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel to the East Link extension, which is under construction and will open in 2023 as the Blue Line. Preparing for that will require closing the tunnel for three weekends, with the first closure starting tonight.

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