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Another breakthrough: Sound Transit reports that North Link tunnel mining is complete!

Excerpt: The con­tract­ing team work­ing to dig the tun­nels need­ed to bring Link light rail to North­gate via the Uni­ver­si­ty Dis­trict and Roo­sevelt has suc­cess­ful­ly com­plet­ed its min­ing work, Sound Tran­sit announced today. The mile­stone was actu­al­ly reached yes­ter­day when a tun­nel bor­ing machine oper­at­ed by con­trac­tor JCM North­link LLC holed through to the con­struc­tion retrieval […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Sound Transit to inaugurate University Link light rail service on Saturday, March 19th

Excerpt: Flanked by Seat­tle May­or Ed Mur­ray and new Sound Tran­sit CEO Peter Rogoff, King Coun­ty Exec­u­tive Dow Con­stan­tine announced today at a media event on Capi­tol Hill that Sound Tran­sit’s Uni­ver­si­ty Link light rail exten­sion, which has been in the con­struc­tion phase for the last few years, will have its pub­lic grand open­ing on Sat­ur­day, […]
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Sound Transit CEO Joni Earl to retire next year after University Link opens

Excerpt: One of the most trans­for­ma­tive, dynam­ic, and capa­ble civic lead­ers the Pacif­ic North­west has ever seen will soon be step­ping down, leav­ing behind a great lega­cy, but also giant-sized shoes in need of filling. Joni Earl, six­ty-one, has been at the helm of Sound Tran­sit for near­ly a decade and a half. Under her direc­tion, […]
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