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Sound Transit public improvements

 

2017 project updates

Northeast Spring Boulevard-area utility relocation project

  • In preparation for construction of Sound Transit’s upcoming East Link Extension light rail project, PSE is undergrounding sections of the existing above-ground electrical infrastructure as well as relocating select utility poles and related electrical equipment.
  • Construction began in July and will last approximately five months. Our crews continue to make good progress and are now installing the new electrical wire along NE Spring Boulevard and 136th Pl NE. See the project map for details.
  • Typical work hours are Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Work schedule is weather-dependent.
  • Some customers may experience a brief, planned power outage. All impacted customers will be notified directly in advance of any planned outages.
  • To receive email alerts related to this project, please email majorprojects@pse.com and ask to be added to the distribution list for the Sound Transit Utility Relocation project.
 

Project overview

In preparation for construction of Sound Transit’s upcoming East Link Extension light rail project and to ensure we continue to deliver safe and reliable energy to you and your neighbors, Puget Sound Energy and its contractors will be undergrounding and relocating existing above-ground electrical and natural gas infrastructure as needed. This work is in cooperation with Sound Transit and the City of Bellevue.

What to expect:

  • Reduced travel lanes and intermittent road closures with advance notice.
  • Traffic control signs and flaggers will guide vehicles through the work zone.
  • There will likely be noise from trucks and heavy machinery.
  • Some customers may experience a brief, planned power outage. All impacted customers will be notified of any planned outages in advance.

For more information on Sound Transit’s East Link Extension light rail project, please visit the project website: http://www.soundtransit.org/eastlink.