FTA allocates Lynnwood Link funds; FFGA could come by end of year

Sound Transit says the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has allocated $100 million in FY 2018 capital investment grant funding for the Lynnwood Link light-rail extension.

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Sound Transit selects WSP USA for design-build management contract for Redmond Link extension

Sound Transit selected WSP USA to perform design-build project management services for the Downtown Redmond Link Extension. WSP’s preconstruction services will include assistance in preparing and reviewing the design-build contract request for

Walsh Construction to build Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension

The Sound Transit Board of Directors has awarded Walsh Construction Company II, LLC a  $108 million contract to build the Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension.

East Link Bellevue tunnel excavation completed 5 months ahead of forecast

Excavation for a tunnel that will connect Sound Transit’s East Main and Downtown Bellevue stations for future East Link light-rail service was completed last week.

Washington delegation urges federal funding for Lynnwood Link Extension

Federal funding for Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension was the subject of a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine Chao from several of Washington state’s congressional representatives.

Crews nearly complete with excavation of Sound Transit East Link tunnel

Sound Transit has announced that work on its East Link light-rail tunnel is nearly complete, and crews are set to break through to the site of the future Bellevue Downtown Station in

Kimberly Farley joins Sound Transit as deputy CEO

Sound Transit has appointed Kimberly Farley as the agency’s deputy chief executive officer, a role the company says will help to expand regional transit services throughout the Central Puget Sound region. “Kimberly

Don Billen to lead Sound Transit’s project development department

Sound Transit has promoted Don Billen to executive director of the Planning Environment and Project Development (PEPD) department.

Seattle: One transit project progresses; another is halted

The transit network in Seattle, Wash., had a good news/bad news situation last week as one light-rail project progressed, while work was halted on a streetcar project.

Mott MacDonald-SNC Lavalin JV awarded Federal Way Link extension contract

Sound Transit has awarded South County Transit Partners, a joint venture of Mott MacDonald and SNC-Lavalin, a design-build contract for the project management of its Federal Way Link Extension in the Seattle area, SNC-Lavalin announced.