Snohomish County Public Works

• 14 m||e |ong
corr|dor

• Act|ve Ire|ght use

• Connects two
ma[or tra||
systems
8y oLhers
• Snohomlsh CounLy fully supporLs:
1. Þassenger 8all use
2. lrelghL 8all use
3. 1rall use
• AcLlve frelghL llne serves buslnesses ln SouLh
Snohomlsh counLy
• ln dlscusslon wlLh ÞorL of SeaLLle Lo acqulre
Lrall easemenL


1. 1rack currenLly excepLed sLaLus = 10mph operaLlng
speed
2. Lxcurslon or Þassenger rall would requlre rall
upgrade Lo class 1 or 2
3. CurrenL cosL esLlmaLes
a) 56 m. -- rall class ll upgrade (2S ]30 mph operat|ng speed)
b) 51S-522 m - Lrall deslgn & consLrucLlon

2011 Study to exam|ne
potent|a| uses of the Lasts|de
ra|| corr|dor

• Ire|ght
• Commuter ka||
• Lxcurs|on ka||
• 1ra||
• Ut|||t|es
• D|v|ded |nto 6
segments

• Lva|uat|on of
a|ternat|ve tra||
a||gnments

• Segment #1 & #2 are
re|at|ve|y easy to
construct.



• D|ff|cu|t and
expens|ve to
construct w|th 7 wa||
structures

• 8roadway pro[ect to
add shou|ders for
peds & cyc||sts.

• Cha||eng|ng des|gn
prob|ems

• 8r|dge Structures

• Steep s|opes |nto
Snohom|sh r|ver

• Lxp|or|ng A|ternat|ve
a||gnments

1. ÞorL of SeaLLle Lrall easemenL acqulslLlon
2. Scoplng envlronmenLal and deslgn work for
enLlre Lrall segmenL
3. llnanclng/CranLs/mulLl-agency parLnershlp
Lo consLrucL lnlLlal Lrall segmenL.
4. SupporL efforLs Lo launch excurslon Lraln



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• l8A fundlng (loans)
• WSuC1 shorL llne rall fundlng
• LeglslaLlve supporL
• Þubllc fundlng = publlc conLracLlng proLocols
a. Llkely admlnlsLered vla WSuC1 rall
• ÞrlvaLe fundlng

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