Dec 22, 201705:19 PMBlog

‘Green light’ for light rail to Tacoma

Dec 22, 2017 - 05:19 PM

Sound Transit Board has approved the Tacoma Dome Link Extension, establishing a $125.7 million budget for preliminary engineering for the project. The action gives the green light to extend light rail south from South King into Pierce County, projected to be reality that you can ride on in 12 years.

In a related action, the Board executed a $10.3 million consultant contract with HDR Engineering Inc. to begin project development services.

“Delivering Link service to South Federal Way, Fife and the Tacoma Dome by 2030 will require Sound Transit, our partner cities, and the Puyallup Tribe to work closely together to gather community input and to make project decisions in an efficient manner,” said Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff.

The Tacoma Dome Link Extension is part of the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) Plan approved by voters last November.

            

Edit Module
Advertisement
Edit Module
Advertisement

About This Blog

Follow our blog for all the latest in local business news. To get the top local business news, subscribe to Daily Biz Briefs email newsletter. As a reader of this FREE email you get breaking business news each business day afternoon delivered right to your email inbox.

 

Feed

Atom Feed Subscribe to the Blog Feed »

Recent Posts

Archives

Categories