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Construction Updates for Whatcom, Skagit and Island Counties

Last update: 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28

This information changes frequently. Please check back often. Travelers can also call 5-1-1 for real-time traffic and weather updates.

If a highway is not listed below, there are no scheduled lane closures at this time, although emergency lane closures may still occur.

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Whatcom County

NB Nooksack River to Blaine Paving - #8832

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Whatcom    Location: Milepost(s) 259.70 - 275.20
Contact: Jason Koreski, Project Engineer, 360-788-7410
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are
grinding and repaving northbound I-5 between the Nooksack River and Blaine, along with several on- and off-ramps.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - One lane of northbound I-5 from Slater Road to SR 543 may be closed from 7 p.m. to 11 a.m. overnight Sunday through Thursday. The northbound I-5 off- and on-ramps from Slater Road to SR 543 may also be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. overnight Sunday through Thursday. This work is weather dependent.
Bellingham Puget Sound Energy Work

Highway: SR 542    Region: Northwest    County: Whatcom    Location: Milepost(s) 4.80 - 5.81
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: Puget Sound Energy and Potelco contractor crews are replacing overhead electric wire and related electrical equipment along SR 542 near Bellingham, including utility poles.
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - A single lane of SR 542/Mount Baker Highway between Everson Goshen Road and Mission Road may be closed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.
High Creek Fish Passage - #8851 

Highway: SR 542    Region: Northwest    County: Whatcom    Location: Milepost(s) 24.76 - 24.97
Contact: Shane Spahr, Project Engineer, 360-757-5856
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are replacing a
culvert below SR 542 between Kendall and Maple Falls and rebuilding the creek bed to a more natural state to allow for better fish passage.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.
Northwood Rd Intersection Improvements - #8846

Highway: SR 546    Region: Northwest    County: Whatcom    Location: Milepost(s) 3.41 - 3.65
Contact: Jason Koreski, Project Engineer, 360-788-7410
Description:
WSDOT contractor crews are building a new compact roundabout to improve safety at the intersection of SR 546/East Badger Road and Northwood Road.
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - A single lane of SR 546/East Badger Road at Northwood Road may be closed from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

 

Skagit County

Fisher Creek - Fish Passage - #8840

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 218.51 - 220.16
Contact: Shane Spahr, Project Engineer, 360-757-5856
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are removing a culvert, building twin 110-foot-long bridges and rebuilding the creek bed to a more natural state to allow for better fish passage.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - Southbound I-5 from SR 534 to Starbird Road is reduced to two lanes with a speed limit of 60 mph and being diverted onto a temporary bypass on the median.
Hill Ditch Bridge to Joe Leary Slough Paving - #8863

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 219.79 - 231.80
Contact: Dave Crisman, Project Engineer, 360-848-7100
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are repaving sections in both directions of I-5 between Cameron Way in Mount Vernon and Chuckanut Drive/SR 11 in Burlington, along with seven on- and off-ramps.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - Up to two lanes of northbound I-5 from Pioneer Highway/SR 534 to SR 11/Chuckanut Drive may be closed overnight Monday through Thursday beginning with one lane at 6 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 7 a.m. Various off- and on-ramps may also be closed from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. overnight Monday through Thursday. This work is weather dependent.
  • Until further notice - Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 from SR 11/Chuckanut Drive to Pioneer Highway/SR 534 may be closed overnight Monday through Thursday beginning with one lane at 6 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m. Various off- and on-ramps may also be closed from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. overnight Monday through Thursday. This work is weather dependent.
Mt Baker Area BST 2016 - #8808

Highway: SR 9    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit/Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 28.94 - 44.08
Contact: Dave Crisman, Project Engineer, 360-848-7100
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are resurfacing sections of SR 9 between Arlington and Big Lake.
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - A single lane of SR 9 between East Highland Drive in Arlington and Lake Cavanaugh Road in Big Lake may be closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.
Sedro-Woolley Puget Sound Energy Work

Highway: SR 9    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 58.37 - 59.40
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: Puget Sound Energy and Potelco contractor crews are replacing overhead electric wire and related electrical equipment along SR 9 near Sedro-Wooley, including utility poles.
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - A single lane of SR 9 between Alderwood Lane and Mosier Road may be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.
City of Oak Harbor Water Main Work

Highway: SR 20    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit/Island    Location: Milepost(s) 41.79 - 42.09
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: City of Oak Harbor contractor crews are replacing pipe hangers on an existing water main on the Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges.
Work schedule:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 11, until further notice - A single lane of SR 20 at Deception Pass will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. overnight Monday through Thursday. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.
Anacortes Signal Maintenance Work

Highway: SR 20 Spur    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 51.90
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT maintenance crews are performing signal maintenance on SR 20 in Anacortes.
Work schedule:

  • Friday, Sept. 30 - Officers will direct traffic at the intersection of SR 20/Commercial Avenue and 12th Street from 12:30 to 5 a.m.
Mt Baker Area BST 2016 - #8808

Highway: SR 530    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit/Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 49.37 - 67.71
Contact: Dave Crisman, Project Engineer, 360-848-7100
Description:
 WSDOT contractor crews are resurfacing sections of SR 530 between Darrington and Rockport.
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - A single lane of SR 530 between Sauk Prairie Road in Darrington and SR 20/North Cascades Highway in Rockport may be closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane. 
 

Island County

Mt Baker Area BST 2016 - #8808

Highway: SR 20    Region: Northwest    County: Island    Location: Milepost(s) 16.32 - 19.20
Contact: Dave Crisman, Project Engineer, 360-848-7100
Description: 
WSDOT contractor crews are resurfacing sections of SR 20 near Coupeville.
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - A single lane of SR 20 between East Race Road near Keystone and Morris Road near Coupeville may be closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.
Morris Road to Jacobs Road Safety Improvements - #8817

Highway: SR 20    Region: Northwest    County: Island    Location: Milepost(s) 19.20 - 20.53
Contact: Dave Crisman, Project Engineer, 360-848-7100
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are adding a two-way left-turn lane on SR 20 at the Coupeville Solid Waste Complex, widening shoulders and making other safety improvements.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - A single lane of SR 20 between Morris Road and Jacobs Road may be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
City of Oak Harbor Water Main Work

Highway: SR 20    Region: Northwest    County: Island/Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 41.79 - 42.09
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: City of Oak Harbor contractor crews are replacing pipe hangers on an existing water main on the Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges.
Work schedule:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 11, until further notice - A single lane of SR 20 at Deception Pass will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. overnight Monday through Thursday. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.
Davis Slough Bridge Replacement Dugualla Bay Mitigation Site - #8795

Highway: N/A    Region: Northwest    County: Island    Location: Milepost(s) N/A
Contact: Shane Spahr, WSDOT Project Engineer, 360-757-5856
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are restoring Dugualla Bay by building a new dike and road atop the new dike.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - Both directions of Dike Road at East Frostad Road are closed.