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Online Sound Transit Bus/Rail Interchange open house set for June 8-19

Mercer Island residents should have recently received an announcement in the mail.

Sound Transit has announced an online open house set to start on June 8 and end on the 19th.

Mercer Island residents should have received a postcard about the virtual event in the mail.

The open house is covering the design of the Sound Transit Bus/Rail Interchange. When the interchange opens in 2023, it will foster bus riders transferring to and from light rail.

Mercer Island officials are encouraging residents to engage with a few proposed renovations specifically: a proposed roundabout, plans for the to-be-built 80th Avenue station entry plaza and sidewalk and curb cut adjustments along North Mercer Way.

According to a release from Mercer Island, the city’s engineering and building staff recently reviewed the 60 percent design of the project and responded to certain technical aspects.

Learn more about the open house at https://bit.ly/37cNZzn.


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