May 14, 2014

Sound Transit to pay university $43M to move labs, offices

Construction of the Sound Transit light rail line next to University of Washington's Husky Stadium.



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Construction of the Sound Transit light rail line next to University of Washington's Husky Stadium.ECTran71
SEATTLE — To make way for its light rail extension, Sound Transit will pay the University of Washington (UW) $43 million to move research labs and offices currently housed in several buildings on campus, The Daily reported.

When the Northgate Link Extension opens in 2021, the UW campus will be served by two Sound Transit light rail stations with trains running north to Northgate and south to SeaTac airport. The deal between the two parties concludes a year and a half of negotiations over the cost of relocating the buildings. For the full story, click here.

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