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Construction Updates for Whatcom, Skagit and Island Counties

Last update:  1:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24

This information changes frequently. Please check back often. Travelers can also call 5-1-1 or follow @WSDOT_North 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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WSDOT Bridge Inspection

Highway: 
SR 544 Region: Northwest County: Whatcom Location: Milepost(s) 7.7
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT bridge crews will be doing a bridge inspection.
Work schedule:

  • Monday, March 6 - WSDOT bridge crews will close one lane of SR 544 over the Nooksack River/milepost 7.7 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for bridge inspection. 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:

  • Until further notice - A single lane of SR 20 on the Deception and Canoe Pass bridges will be closed nightly Monday through Thursday. Flaggers will alternate drivers through this area between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.

WSDOT Bridge Inspection

Highway:
SR 20 Region: Northwest County: Skagit/Island Location: Milepost(s) 41.8 to 42
Contact: Andrea Petrich, communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT bridge crews will be doing a bridge inspection.
Work schedule:

  • Monday, March 20 until Thursday, March 23 - WSDOT bridge crews will close one lane of SR 20 over the Deception Pass Bridge between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. for bridge inspection. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

WSDOT Bridge Inspection

Highway:
SR 20 Region: Northwest County: Skagit Location: Milepost(s) 76.9
Contact: Andrea Petrich, communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT bridge crews will be doing a bridge inspection.
Work schedule:

  • Tuesday, March 7 - WSDOT bridge crews will close one lane of SR 20 in Hamilton/milepost 76.9 between 8 and 10 a.m. for bridge inspection. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

WSDOT Bridge Inspection

Highway:
SR 20 Region: Northwest County: Skagit Location: Milepost(s) 93.1
Contact: Andrea Petrich, communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT bridge crews will be doing a bridge inspection.
Work schedule:

  • Tuesday, March 7 - WSDOT bridge crews will close one lane of SR 20 between Jackman Creek Road and Sauk Store Road between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for bridge inspection. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

WSDOT Tunnel Inspection

Highway:
SR 20 Region: Northwest County: Skagit Location: Milepost(s) 122.5  to 124.1
Contact: Andrea Petrich, communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT bridge crews will be doing tunnel inspections.
Work schedule:

  • Monday, March 27 - WSDOT bridge crews will close one lane of SR 20 between Main Street and Diablo Road from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for tunnel inspection. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

Whidbey Island Marathon Traffic Impacts

Highway: SR 20    Region: Northwest    County: Island    Location: Various
Contact: Andrea Petrich, communications, 360-757-5963
Description: Whidbey Island Marathon expected to create some delays and closures
Event Schedule:

  • Sunday, April 23rd - Drivers should expect delays, runners on the shoulder in areas and the following closures during the running of the 2017 Whidbey Island Marathon. SR 20 in the vicinity of Rosario Road to Ducken Road will be closed between 7 and 7:45 a.m. The westbound SR 20 left turn to Southeast Pioneer Way and through lane to South Beeksma Drive will be closed from 8 to 9 a.m. The eastbound SR 20 right turn and through lane to South Beeksma Drive and Southeast Pioneer Way will be closed from 8 to 9 a.m.


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 - A single lane of SR 20 on the Deception and Canoe Pass bridges be closed nightly Monday through Thursday. Flaggers will alternate drivers through this area between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.

WSDOT Bridge Inspection

Highway:
SR 20 Region: Northwest County: Island/Skagit Location: Milepost(s) 41.8 to 42
Contact: Andrea Petrich, communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT bridge crews will be doing a bridge inspection.
Work schedule:

  • Monday, March 20 until Thursday, March 23 - WSDOT bridge crews will close one lane of SR 20 over the Deception Pass Bridge between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. for bridge inspection. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.