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Washington I-5 Road Construction, Lane and Ramp Closures This Week

The following Washington State Department of Transportation construction and maintenance projects are expected to have some travel impacts on Interstate 5. Drivers are encouraged to use caution when traveling in these areas and remember to ” give ’em a brake ” in construction zones.

Daytime traffic impacts typically take place between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., and nighttime impacts between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Times may vary based on weather and other (construction-related) variables.

Lewis County

I-5, Mellen Street to Blakeslee Junction – Stage 2
Mileposts: 79.81 to 84.15

  • Tuesday, May 31 to the morning of Thursday, June 2: A single-lane in either direction of I-5 between Mellen Street and Harrison Avenue may close intermittently, nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for grinding, paving and guardrail work.
  • Thursday, June 2 to the morning of Friday, June 3: A single-lane in either direction of I-5 between Mellen Street and Harrison Avenue may close intermittently, nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for grinding, paving and guardrail work.
  • Friday, June 3 to the morning of Saturday, June 4: A single-lane in either direction of I-5 between Mellen Street and Harrison Avenue may close intermittently, nightly, from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m., for grinding, paving and guardrail work.
  • NOTE: All work is weather dependent.

Snohomish County

I-5: Union, Steamboat, and Ebey Slough Bridges – Special Bridge Repair
Mileposts: 197.09 – 199.00

  • Until further notice – Northbound I-5 before SR 528 is reduced to three narrower lanes with a speed limit of 45 mph for expansion joint replacement work.
  • Tuesday, May 31, to the morning of Friday, June 3 – Up to two right lanes of southbound I-5 after SR 528 will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly for expansion joint replacement work.
  • Tuesday, May 31, to the morning of Friday, June 3 – The SR 528 on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly for expansion joint replacement work. A signed detour will be in place.
  • **DRIVER ALERT**Friday, June 3, to the morning of Monday, June 6 – Northbound I-5 before SR 528 will be reduced to two narrower lanes with a speed limit of 45 mph from 9:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for expansion joint replacement work. Traffic may be reduced to one lane overnight Friday and overnight Sunday.

King County

I-5: SB S 320th St to Duwamish River Bridge – Concrete Pavement Rehab
Mileposts: 142.76 – 156.71

  • Tuesday, May 31, to Friday, June 3 – Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 from SR 516/Kent Des Moines Road to South 336th Street will be closed nightly for pavement repair work beginning with left one lane at 8 p.m. All lanes will reopen by noon.
  • Tuesday, May 31, to Friday, June 3 – Up to three right lanes of southbound I-5 from Interurban Avenue South to Klickitat Drive will be closed nightly for concrete panel replacement work beginning with right one lane at 8 p.m. All lanes will reopen by noon.
  • Friday, June 3, to Saturday, June 4 – Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 from SR 516/Kent Des Moines Road to South 320th Street may be closed for pavement repair work beginning with left one lane at 8 p.m. All lanes will reopen by noon.
  • Friday, June 3, to Saturday, June 4 – Up to three right lanes of southbound I-5 from Interurban Avenue South to Klickitat Drive will be closed for concrete panel replacement work beginning with right one lane at 8 p.m. All lanes will reopen by noon.

I-5: Tukwila Archie Condiga Bridge Repair Work
Milepost: 156.48

  • Until further notice – A single lane of South 129th Street at I-5 is closed around the clock for bridge repair work. Signals will alternate traffic through the open lane.

I-5: Seattle Bridge Inspection Work
Milepost: 177.88

  • Tuesday, June 14 – One lane of the northbound I-5 express lanes off-ramp to Northeast 103rd Street/1st Avenue Northeast will be closed from 1 to 2 p.m. for bridge inspection work.

Pierce County

I-5 – M Street to Portland Avenue – HOV & I-5 – Portland Avenue to Port of Tacoma Road – Northbound HOV
These two projects lay the foundation for new HOV lanes on I-5 in Tacoma and northbound into Fife.
I-5 near the Tacoma Dome between M St. to Portland Ave. from milepost 132.8 to 135.2, and northbound I-5 between East Portland Avenue and Port of Tacoma Road.
EXPECT: See below.

  • Tuesday, May 31
    All lanes of northbound I-5 near South 38th Street will be routed onto the northbound I-5 collector/distributor and detoured via either SR 7 or I-705 from 11:59 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.
  • Saturday, June 4
    All lanes of northbound I-5 near South 38th Street will be routed onto the northbound I-5 collector/distributor and detoured via either SR 7 or I-705 from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Drivers can expect additional weeknight single- and double-lane closures in both directions of I-5 between M Street and Port of Tacoma Road.
  • Tuesday, May 31
    East 28th Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 8:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. each following morning
    Southbound SR 167 (River Road) on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.
  • Wednesday, June 1
    East 28th Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 8:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. each following morning
    Southbound SR 167 (River Road) on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.
    Southbound I-5 exit to westbound State Route 16/South 38th Street will close from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. Drivers will detour via the I-5/South 56th Street interchange.
  • Thursday, June 2
    East 28th Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 8:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. each following morning
    Southbound SR 167 (River Road) on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.
    Southbound I-5 exit to westbound SR 16/South 38th Street will close from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. Drivers will detour via the I-5/South 56th Street interchange.
  • Friday, June 3
    East 28th Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 8:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. each following morning.
    Southbound SR 167 (River Road) on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning.
  • Long-term ramp closures
    Northbound SR 7 on-ramp to southbound I-5 into winter 2017.
    A Street on-ramp to northbound I-5/southbound SR 7 through project completion.

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