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Last update: 5:42 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

 Traveler Notice

**DRIVER ALERT**I-5 Burlington: The left lane of northbound I-5 from George Hopper Road to SR 11/Chuckanut Drive will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 9-11, for guardrail repair work. This work is weather dependent.

**DRIVER ALERT**I-5 near Custer: Southbound I-5 at Birch Bay-Lynden Road will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, for bridge repair work. Drivers will be detoured off I-5 and right back on via the Birch Bay-Lynden Road off- and on-ramps.

**DRIVER ALERT**I-90 Seattle to Bellevue: Eastbound I-90 traffic will be reduced to one lane near Rainier Avenue South at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 10 and 11, then rerouted to the express lanes for construction work. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Thursday and Friday, Feb. 11 and 12.

Daytime Closures 

I-5 Blaine: One lane of southbound I-5 at Birch Bay-Lynden Road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for bridge repair work.

I-90 Express Lanes: The I-90 express lanes will close at 10 a.m. for maintenance work. The lanes will open eastbound by 2 p.m.

SR 164 Auburn: One lane of SR 164/Auburn Way South/Auburn-Enumclaw Road Southeast in multiple locations between Hemlock Street Southeast and Southeast 408th Street may be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for permanent striping work. Traffic will be flagged through the open lane. This work is weather dependent.

SR 167 Auburn:

  • The HOV lane of the South 277th Street on-ramp to northbound SR 167 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for utility work.
  • A single lane of 1st Avenue North at SR 167 may be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for utility work. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.
  • The right lane of westbound South 277th Street at SR 167 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for utility work.

SR 542 Maple Falls: A single lane of SR 542/Mount Baker Highway between Casey Road and Forest Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for utility work. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

Nighttime Closures 

I-5 Everett: Up to two lanes of northbound I-5 from Steamboat Slough to Ebey Slough will be closed from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. for construction work.

I-5 Marysville: Up to two right lanes in both directions of I-5 at Northeast 116th Street will be closed from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. for construction work.

SR 99 Seattle: One lane in each direction of SR 99 from Harrison Street to Valley Street may be closed intermittently from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for work on the North Access project.

SR 167 Auburn: For all lane and ramp closures on SR 167 in Auburn, please see our Construction Update Report.


Long-term closures

SR 20 Concrete: A single lane of SR 20/North Cascades Highway between Concrete and Rockport is closed due to an unstable slope. Temporary signals are directing traffic through the open lane.

SR 99 Seattle: Up to two right lanes of southbound SR 99/Aurora Avenue North near Comstock Street will be closed around the clock from 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, through early March for work on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program. 


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