Crews Complete Upgrade in Mt. Baker in Support of East Link Extension

City Light crews recently finished work to provide power to Sound Transit's planned traction power substation. The substation will help electrify light rail to the Eastside.

City Light crews recently completed important work ahead of Sound Transit’s East Link Extension. Thirty-nine utility poles were placed and upgraded wire was installed in a section of the Mt. Baker neighborhood.

The investment in infrastructure will provide power to Sound Transit’s planned traction power substation. The new substation will help electrify light rail to the Eastside.

City Light appreciates customers’ patience during this important project. More information can be found here.