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September 16, 2022

More delays for Tacoma Link project

By BENJAMIN MINNICK
Journal Construction Editor

Image from Sound Transit [enlarge]
Crews removed this existing track at South Ninth and Commerce streets that ended with a switch. A new section of straight track now connects to the Hilltop Link Extension.

It looks like the $282 million Hilltop Link Extension project in Tacoma has hit another snag. Sound Transit closed the line at the start of August so that crews from Walsh Group could hook up new tracks to the existing line. The line was supposed to reopen today, but the agency now says more time will be needed.


 
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