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Northgate Link Extension groundbreaking tomorrow

August 16th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Celebrate the 2021 arrival of light rail to Northgate Station tomorrow at a groundbreaking of the Northgate Link Extension, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the former QFC at Northeast 66th Street and Roosevelt Way Northeast.

A community kick-off celebration follows from 4:30-7:30 p.m., featuring:

  • Live music by Roosevelt High School Jazz, Nu Klezmer Army, the Illicit Jug Cartel and the Rolling Retreads
  • Face painter, balloon artist and train-themed bouncy house for the kids
  • Link train photo booth – bring your camera or camera phone
  • Zap Gridlock, Sound Transit’s traffic fighting superhero
  • Project information booths – learn the latest on the station designs, public art, bicycle parking and access, current Sound Transit service and more.

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