Two major private projects with upcoming transit impacts include the WA State Convention Center addition and Rainier Tower 2.
The City works with private developers to minimize impacts on our transportation system, however some impacts are unavoidable.
Summer of 2018 | WSCC will be a transformative project that will provide economic and public benefits, including affordable housing, cycling and pedestrian improvements, and a study of lidding more of I-5 – as part of its $92 million expansion. Construction is expected to be complete in 2021.
Currently in Construction | At the corner of 5th Ave and Union St, Rainier Tower 2 is a new building being built in Rainier Square and will become an iconic new skyscraper on Seattle’s horizon. It will house new space for offices, retail stores, a hotel, residential units, and parking. Construction is set to continue into 2021.