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Construction Updates for Whatcom, Skagit and Island Counties

Updated: Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, 7:22 a.m.

This information changes frequently. Please check back often. If a state route is not listed, there are no scheduled closures at this time, although emergency closures may still occur. Travelers can also call 5-1-1 for real-time traffic and weather updates.

Whatcom County

Last update: 3:44 p.m. 11/12
I-5 Nooksack River bridges - painting
Mileposts: 263-264 
 Chris Damitio, Project Engineer, 360-788-7400

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  • November 2014 – Work is complete for 2014 as scheduled. Crews will finish painting both bridges in 2015.

Last update: 10:49 a.m. 12/1
SR 539 Lynden Aldergrove Port of Entry improvements
Mileposts: 15 to 15.2 
Chris Damitio, project engineer, 360-788-7400

  • Work on this project is complete until the first quarter of 2016.

Last Update: 1:54 p.m. 10/23
SR 539: Border crossing
Milepost: 15
Canada Border Services Agency

  • Effective through Winter 2016: Canada Border Services Agency has made changes to its Aldergrove border crossing that could result in back-ups on SR 539. Traffic will be diverted to two lanes west of the current CBSA building. Drivers should consider using the Sumas, Pacific Highway or Peace Arch border crossings to avoid delays.


Skagit County

No work that will impact traffic is scheduled.


Island County

Last update: 7:22 a.m. 12/15
SR 532: Davis Slough Bridge Replacement
Mileposts: 2.5 to 3.4
Shane Spahr, WSDOT maintenance, 360-757-5856
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  • Monday, Dec. 15 to Friday, Dec. 19 - One lane of SR 532 will be closed between Eide Road and Smith Road from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for construction. Flaggers will control traffic through the work zone.

Special events

  • No events scheduled.