Bellevue Reporter: Construction to begin on $121M Sound Transit tunnel

by Bellevue Reporter | Nov 23, 2015
Sound Transit has accepted a bid for the Downtown Bellevue Tunnel Contract for the East Link light rail extension, and construction could begin as soon as next month.

Guy F. Atkinson Construction, LLC, a Colorado-based contractor which does business locally out of Renton, secured the contract with a bid of $121,446,551­— 23 percent less than Sound Transit’s estimated costs. There were seven total bids.

The notice to proceed for construction should be issued in December. Construction is planned to last 4 1/2 years. The bid comes with a 10 percent contingency cost of $12,144,655, for a total authorized contract not to exceed $133,591,206.

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