Northeast Spring Boulevard is a new mile-long, multimodal, east-west roadway being built in phases from Northeast 12th Street to 136th Place Northeast. The new street bisects the BelRed area, improves mobility and helps unlock development potential in the area. Northeast Spring Boulevard also will accommodate regional trail connections and complement the future East Link light rail line, with light rail stations at 120th Avenue Northeast and 130th Avenue Northeast.
View aerial footage of the Northeast Spring Boulevard Corridor (May 2020).
- Open: Northeast Spring Boulevard from 116th Avenue Northeast to 120th Avenue Northeast. The segment from 116th Avenue Northeast to the Eastrail (formerly Eastside Rail Corridor) was completed in early 2020. The segment from the Eastrail to 120th Avenue Northeast was completed in 2018. The two segments opened concurrently in October 2020, along with the segment between 120th and 124th avenues Northeast.
- Open: Northeast Spring Boulevard from 120th Avenue Northeast to 124th Avenue Northeast. This segment opened in October 2020.
- Preliminary design: Northeast Spring Boulevard from 124th Avenue Northeast to 130th Avenue Northeast. The preliminary design for the segment from 124th to 130th avenues Northeast is expected to be completed in September 2023. Planned improvements include a two-lane roadway extension, sidewalks and an off-street bike path.
- Under construction: Northeast Spring Boulevard from 130th Avenue Northeast to 132nd Avenue Northeast. Construction began in 2022; completion is expected in 2023.
- Open: Northeast Spring Boulevard from 132nd Avenue Northeast to approximately 137th Place Northeast and from 136th Place Northeast to Northeast 20th Street. These segments were built by Sound Transit for light rail and include trackway, roadway, sidewalk improvements, bike lanes and landscaping. Visit Sound Transit’s Bel-Red/130th Station webpage for more information.