Special Project of the Washington State Convention Center

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Timeline

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

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 Final Environmental Impact Statement.  To view, please click HERE.
  • Final Environmental Impact Statement publication.  To view, please click HERE (54.2 MB).  To view the FEIS appendices, please click HERE (55.7 MB) and HERE (38.1 MB)
  • SEPA Notice of Action publication.  To view, please click HERE.
  • Design Commission and City Council consideration of street and alley vacations
  • NEPA Environmental Impact Statement publication
  • Design Commission consideration of Urban Merit
  • Master Use Permit decision and permit issuance
  • Building permits issued
  • Construction Documentation completion
  • Demolition, excavation, shoring and foundations bid packages released
  • Construction start

2018

CONSTRUCTION

  • Structural work (steel and concrete)
  • Exterior Enclosure
  • Rough-in and framing

2019

CONSTRUCTION

  • Exterior Enclosure
  • Rough-in framing
  • Finishes

2020

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