Construction alert: Capitol Hill Station, Link Light Rail

Sound Transit

Saturday work at the Capitol Hill Station site – July 26, 2014

Sound Transit’s contractor has obtained a noise variance from the City of Seattle for the morning of Saturday July 26, beginning as early as 7 a.m.

What to expect during this work:

  • Truck traffic to and from the site to deliver materials to Broadway and Denny Way site entrance.
  • Intermittent noise from construction vehicles and crane operations.

For further information, please contact Sound Transit community outreach 206-398-5300 or

For issues that need immediate attention after normal business hours, call Sound Transit’s 24-hour Construction Hotline at (888) 298-2395

The University Link Extension project extends the existing light rail service to the north connecting the University of Washington and Capitol Hill to downtown Seattle and the airport. The project includes 3.15 miles of new tunnel track and two underground stations: one at Capitol Hill and one at the University of Washington. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2016 for operation.