Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Sound Transit Community Meeting Regarding UW Station Tomorrow Night

Tomorrow night from 5:30-7:30pm Sound Transit, which has been working on the UW station for quite some time,  will hold a Community Meeting at the  Museum of History and Industry in the McCurdy Gallery ( 2700 24th Avenue East).  The presentation will begin at 6:30pm

The latest design of the pedestrian connection from the UW Station to campus will be shown by representatives of Sound Transit, University of Washington and Washington State Department of Transportation.

Currently, Sound Transit is excavating the site for the underground light rail station and launchiig the tunnel boring machines that will dig the tunnels between UW and Capitol Hill which is to take until the middle of 2013. And at the same time, a second contractor has joined the tunneling contractors to begin construction of the station.

For more information, contact Wilbert Santos at 206-370-5516 or wilbert.santos@soundtransit.org or go to the Sound Transit website.

(photo courtesy of Sound Transit)

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