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Construction Updates for Whatcom, Skagit and Island Counties

Last update:  12:20 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17

This information changes frequently. Please check back often. Travelers can also call 5-1-1 or follow @WSDOT_north & @WSDOT_traffic on Twitter 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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or click here for all construction and maintenance closures on I-5 from Blaine to Federal Way.

 

Whatcom County

LED Roadway Lighting Reform Program

Highway: 
Various    Region: Northwest    County: Whatcom    Location: Milepost(s)
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT crews are working to retrofit lighting poles along various highways around the state. They are replacing lights with energy efficient and cost saving, LED bulbs and removing some light poles.
Work schedule:

  • No lane closures are currently scheduled in Whatcom County.
 

Skagit County

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:

  • Until further notice - One lane of Deception and Canoe Pass bridges on SR 20 will be closed nightly Monday through Thursday as City of Oak Harbor crews replace water pipe couplings. Flaggers will alternate drivers through this area between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.

LED Roadway Lighting Reform Program

Highway: Various    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Mileposts
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT crews are working to retrofit lighting poles along various highways around the state. They are replacing lights with energy efficient and cost saving, LED bulbs and removing some light poles.
Work schedule:

  • No lane closures are currently scheduled.

 

Island County

Bridge Maintenance Work

Highway: SR 20    RegionNorthwest    County: Island/Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 41.79-42.09
Contact: Ally Barrera, Communications, 206-440-4457
Description: WSDOT Bridge maintenance crews are performing bridge cleaning work on SR 20 in Oak Harbor.
Work schedule:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 15 to Friday, Feb. 17 – A single lane of Deception Pass and Canoe Pass Bridges on SR 20 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
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:

  • Until further notice - One lane of Deception and Canoe Pass bridges on SR 20 will be closed nightly Monday through Thursday as City of Oak Harbor crews replace water pipe couplings. Flaggers will alternate drivers through this area between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
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:

    • No work is currently scheduled on this project. 

    Special Events

    • No special events are currently scheduled that are expected to have an effect on state highways.