Tukwila Sounder Station

Tukwila Sounder Station

Sound Transit is building a permanent Tukwila Sounder Station to replace the existing temporary station. The station is located south of Longacres Way and west of the BNSF railroad tracks in Tukwila. Construction started in July 2013 and is anticipated to be complete in late 2014.


Milestones: Groundbreaking held on June 24, 2013 for the permanent station

Project phase: Construction

Project Budget: $46 million

Sound Transit is planning the permanent Tukwila Sounder Station in cooperation with:

  • City of Tukwila
  • City of Renton
  • King County Metro Transit
  • BNSF Railway
  • Amtrak
  • Boeing Company
  • Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

Consultants and contractors: KPFF completed final design, Absher Construction is the prime contractor for construction, Lin & Associates is handling construction management services and Sheila Klein is the artist for the public art project

Outreach staff

No photo available Jennifer Lemus
Title: Community Outreach Specialist
Office Phone: 206-398-5314
Email Address: jennifer.lemus@soundtransit.org

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There will be opportunities to: 

  • Meet with Sound Transit staff in your community to discuss questions, comments or concerns
  • Receive rider alerts and other construction related information about platform closures, detours, etc.