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Construction Updates for Whatcom, Skagit and Island Counties

Last update: 1:58 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

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

Last update: 3:46 p.m. 2/4
I-5: Alger Guardrail Repair Work
Mileposts: 238.60 - 239.50
Andrea Flatley, WSDOT Communications, 206-440-4457

  • Tuesday, Feb. 9 - The left lane of southbound I-5 after the Alger off-ramp will be closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for guardrail repair work. This work is weather dependent.

Last update: 10:52 p.m. 2/5
I-5: Bellingham Maintenance Work
Mileposts: 229.32 - 255.00
Andrea Flatley, WSDOT Communications, 206-440-4457

  • Sunday, Feb. 7 - The left lane of southbound I-5 from SR 542/East Sunset Drive to Lakeway Drive will be closed from 4 to 11 a.m. for a sweeping operation. This work is weather dependent.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 10 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Iowa Street will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a variety of maintenance work. A signed detour will be in place. This work is weather dependent.
  • Thursday, Feb. 11 - The right lane of southbound I-5 at North Lake Samish Drive will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a variety of maintenance work. This work is weather dependent.

Last update: 7:21 a.m. 2/3
I-5: Birch Bay Lynden Rd Bridge 5/834 - Bridge Repair - #8810
Milepost: 270.22 - 270.26
Jason Koreski, WSDOT project engineer, 360-788-7400
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  • Monday, Feb. 8, to Friday, Feb. 12 - One lane of southbound I-5 at Birch Bay-Lynden Road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily for bridge repair work.
  • **DRIVER ALERT**Tuesday, Feb. 9, to the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 10 - Southbound I-5 at Birch Bay-Lynden Road will be closed from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m. 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.
  • Through early April - A single lane of Birch Bay-Lynden Road at I-5 is closed for bridge repair work. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane during commute hours.

Last update: 7:30 a.m. 1/14
SR 542: Anderson Creek Culvert - #8753
Mileposts: 6.40 - 6.70
Chris Damitio, WSDOT Project Engineer, 360-788-7400
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  • No closures are scheduled.

Last update: 1:58 p.m. 2/5
SR 542: High Creek Fish Passage 
Mileposts: 23.00 - 25.00
Shane Spahr, WSDOT Project Engineer, 360-757-5856
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  • Monday, Feb. 8 - 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.
  • Through Wednesday, June 1 - Drivers should prepare for occasional lane closures on SR 542/Mount Baker Highway between Casey Road and Forest Street from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays for utility work.

Last update: 4:08 p.m. 1/4
SR 542: Mount Baker Highway Tree Removal Work
Mileposts: 46.20 - 54.55
Andrea Flatley, WSDOT Communications, 206-440-4457

  • Through Friday, April 1 - Drivers should prepare for occasional brief full closures of SR 542/Mount Baker Highway between milepost 46 and milepost 54 west of the Mount Baker Ski Area from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. weekdays for tree removal work.

 

Skagit County

Last update: 11:25 a.m. 2/5
I-5: Burlington Guardrail Repair Work
Mileposts: 229.32 - 230.65
Andrea Flatley, WSDOT Communications, 206-440-4457

  • **DRIVER ALERT**Tuesday, Feb. 9, to Thursday, Feb. 11 - 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. daily for guardrail repair work. This work is weather dependent.

Last update: 4:49 p.m. 1/28
SR 20: Concrete Unstable Slope
Milepost: 92.70
Andrea Flatley, WSDOT Communications, 206-440-4457
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  • Until further notice - 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.

 

Island County

Last update: 11:01 a.m. 2/4
SR 532: Davis Slough Bridge Replacement - #8623
Mileposts: 2.50 - 3.39
Shane Spahr, WSDOT Project Engineer, 360-757-5856
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  • No closures are scheduled.
  • The speed limit in this area has been reduced to 35 mph.

Last update: 1:06 p.m. 2/5
SR 20: Coupeville Puget Sound Energy Work
Mileposts: 19.00 - 20.00
Andrea Flatley, WSDOT Communications, 206-440-4457

  • No closures are scheduled.
 

Special Events

  • No events are scheduled.