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POSTPONED: Expect big backups in Snohomish County during closure of westbound US 2 this weekend, May 19 - 20

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 08:04

UPDATE: This closure has been postponed to June 2 – 3 due to the weather forecast

Frances Fedoriska, communications, 206-440-4690

EVERETT – Travelers who want to use westbound US 2 to get to Interstate 5 need to adjust their plans starting May 18.
Contractor crews working for the Washington Department of Transportation will close all lanes of westbound US 2 between the State Route 204 interchange and 51st Avenue Southeast from 7 p.m. Friday, May 18 to 4 a.m. Monday, May 21. Ramps to westbound US 2 from SR 204 and 20th Street Southeast will also be closed.

This is the first weekend closure required to complete a critical preservation and paving project on US 2. The work is necessary to keep the highway in a state of good repair for travelers and commerce relying on this vital corridor.
This weekend closure is weather dependent and could be postponed.

Detour Route
During the weekend closure, traffic on 20th Street Southeast under the trestle will be reversed to be westbound only from SR 204 to 51st Avenue Southeast.
Travel delays are expected on the detour as well as on nearby State Routes 9, 96 and 528. View larger map (pdf 811 kb)

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