Special Project of the Washington State Convention Center

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Timeline

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2021

2015

PLANNING

  • Environmental Impact Statement scoping and public comment
  • Early Design Guidance with the Design Review Board
  • Planned Community Development public comment and identification of potential related public benefits
  • Schematic Design under way
  • Street and alley vacation petition submittal
  • Master Use Permit applications submittal

2016

PERMITTING AND DESIGN APPROVAL

  • Draft Environmental Impact Statement publication.  To view, click here (126MB).  To view the DEIS Appendices, please click here (34MB).  To view the public comments on the DEIS, click here (36MB). To view the transcript from the DEIS public meeting held on March 29, 2016, please click here (34MB).
  • NEPA process under way. 
  • Design Review Board process continues through recommendation meetings
  • Master Use Permit reviews 
  • Schematic Design and Design Development completion 
  • Bid packages start to release

2017

PERMIT APPROVALS AND CONSTRUCTION

  • Notice of availability of the NEPA Draft Environmental Impact Statement.  To view, click HERE.
  • NEPA Draft Environmental Impact Statement publication. To view, please click HERE (54.7 MB). To view the Draft Environmental Impact Statement appendices, please click HERE (218 MB). 
  • SEPA Notice of Action publication.  To view, please click HERE.
  • Design Commission and City Council consideration of street and alley vacations
  • Notice of Availability of the SEPA Final Environmental Impact Statement.  To view, please click HERE
  • SEPA Final Environmental Impact Statement publication.  To view, please click HERE (54.2 MB).  To view the SEPA FEIS appendices, please click HERE (55.7 MB) and HERE (38.1 MB)
  • Demolition, excavation, shoring and foundations bid packages released

2018

CONSTRUCTION

  • Master Use Permit decision and permit issuance
  • Building permits issued
  • Construction Documentation completion
  • Start of Construction
  • Structural work (steel and concrete)
  • Exterior Enclosure
  • Rough-in and framing

2019

CONSTRUCTION

  • Exterior Enclosure
  • Rough-in framing
  • Finishes

2021

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