I-5 - Federal Way to Blaine construction

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King County

Express Lanes Schedule Changes

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 165.29 - 172.43
Contact: Thomas Charlson, Communications, 206-440-4699
Description: The I-5 express lanes are used to assist the flow of traffic during busy travel times. These lanes are scheduled to move in the direction that will relieve the most congestion from the transportation system.
Express lanes schedule
Work schedule:

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

SeaTac Rest Area Maintenance

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 140.65
Contact: Joseph Calabro, Communications, 206-440-4452
Description: WSDOT maintenance crews will clean gutters, sweep and make repairs at the SeaTac Rest Area.
Work schedule:

  • Monday, Nov. 18, to the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 22 -  The I-5 SeaTac Rest Area will close from 6 a.m. Monday to noon on Friday. 

SB S Lucile St to Spring St Pavement Repair - #9235

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 143.85 - 165.62
Contact: Mike Askarian, Project Engineer, 206-768-5861
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are replacing broken concrete panels, grinding and repaving southbound I-5 and the collector/distributor between Spring Street and South Lucile Street in Seattle.
Project webpage
Work schedule:

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

NB S 260th St to Duwamish River Br - Concrete Pavement Rehab & ADA - #8992

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 147.64 - 156.51
Contact: Mike Askarian, Project Engineer, 206-768-5861
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are rehabilitating northbound I-5 between South 260th Street in Des Moines and the Duwamish River Bridge in Tukwila.
Project webpage
Work schedule:

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

S 200th St On-Ramp To SB I-5 - Metered Shoulder - #9439

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 151.28
Contact: Mike Askarian, Project Engineer, 206-768-5861
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are installing a ramp meter and restriping the lanes on the South 200th Street on-ramp to southbound I-5.
Work schedule:

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

    MLK Jr Way to NE Ravenna Br Pavement Repair - #8952

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 157.44 - 170.28
    Contact: Ed Kane, Project Engineer, 425-225-8743
    Description: WSDOT contractor crews are replacing expansion joints and concrete pavement on northbound I-5 between MLK Junior Way South/SR 900 in Tukwila and Northeast Ravenna Boulevard in Seattle.
    Project webpage
    Work schedule:

    • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Friday, Nov. 22 – All lanes of the northbound I-5 collector-distributor lanes at I-90 will close from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.
    • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Friday, Nov. 22 – The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Edgar Martinez will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

    Sound Transit's East Link Extension - E130

    Highway: I-5    RegionNorthwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 164.00
    Contact: Zack Ambrose, Sound Transit, 206-903-7176
    Description: Sound Transit crews are constructing the East Link light rail extension from Seattle to Redmond.
    Project webpage
    Work schedule

    • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Friday, Nov. 22 – The two lanes of southbound I-5 at the I-90 Interchange will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

    Express Lanes Entrances Electronic Sign Replacement - #9272

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 165.39 - 172.61
    Contact: Ed Kane, Project Engineer, 425-225-8743
    Description: WSDOT contractor crews are replacing the sign structures and brackets, along with the electrical and fiber optic systems at seven entrances to the I-5 express lanes. A few of the sign structures will also be redesigned to create a better viewing angle.
    Project webpage
    Work schedule:

    • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

    Seattle Maintenance

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 169.65
    Contact: Thomas Charlson, Communications, 206-440-4699
    Description: WSDOT maintenance crews are performing cleanup work.
    Work schedule:

    • Friday, Nov. 22 – The Northeast 50th Street on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from noon to 2 p.m. During this time, there will be a detour to the Northeast 45th Street on-ramp.

    Seattle Bridge Maintenance

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 170.15
    Contact: Thomas Charlson, Communications, 206-440-4699
    Description: WSDOT maintenance crews are performing bridge deck work.
    Work schedule:

    • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 20 – The two left lanes of southbound I-5 at Ravenna Boulevard will close from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.

    Utility maintenance - Seattle to Lynnwood

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 171.53 - 180.65
    Contact: Hernann Ambion, Seattle City Light, 206-684-3008 
    Description: WSDOT maintenance crews are relocating existing overhead power lines over I-5 to support Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project

    • No lane or ramp closures scheduled.

    Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link Extension - L200

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 172.77 - 177.76
    ContactJay Cooper, WSDOT Regional Transit Coordination, 206-716-1102
    Description: Sound Transit crews are constructing the Lynnwood Link light rail extension from Northgate Transit Center to Northeast 200th Street.
    Project webpage
    Work schedule:

    • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

    Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link Extension - L300

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish/King    Location: Milepost(s) 177.76 - 180.65
    ContactJay Cooper, WSDOT Regional Transit Coordination, 206-716-1102
    Description: Sound Transit crews are constructing the Lynnwood Link light rail extension from Northeast 200th Street to Lynnwood Transit Station.
    Project webpage
    Work schedule:

    • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Friday, Nov. 22 - The eastbound SR 104 on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. 
    • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 20 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to eastbound SR 104 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. 
    • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 20 - The westbound SR 104 on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. 
    • Monday, Nov. 18, to the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 22 - Traffic shift on 52nd Avenue West between 212th and 208th from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. 

      Snohomish County

      Breakaway Cable Terminal Replacement - #9441

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 151.28 - 169.39
      Contact: Mark Sawyer, Project Engineer, 425-225-8799
      Description: As part of a safety improvement project, WSDOT contractor crews are upgrading guardrail and terminal ends on several state highways.
      Project details
      Work schedule:

      • Monday, Dec. 9, to the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 10 - The right lane of southbound I-5 at 128th Street SW will close 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Monday, Dec. 9, to the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 10 - The right lane of the ramp from El Capitan Way to northbound SR 527 will close 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Tuesday, Dec. 10, to the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 11 - The shoulder of the northbound I-5 ramp to Pacific Avenue will close 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Tuesday, Dec. 10, to the morning of Thursday, Dec. 12 - The shoulder of the ramp from northbound SR 529 to northbound I-5 will close 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
      • Wednesday, Dec. 11, to the morning of Thursday, Dec. 12 - The shoulder of the ramp from SR 529 to southbound I-5 will close 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Thursday, Dec. 12, to the morning of Friday, Dec. 13 - The right lane of the ramp from northbound I-5 to 88th Street NE will close 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Thursday, Dec. 12, to the morning of Friday, Dec. 13 - The right lane of southbound I-5 at 88th Street NE will close 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

      Utility maintenance - Seattle to Lynnwood

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 171.53 - 180.65
      Contact: Hernann Ambion, Seattle City Light, 206-684-3008 
      Description: Seattle City Light crews are relocating existing overhead power lines over I-5 to support Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project

      • No lane or ramp closures scheduled.

      Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link Extension - L300

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish/King    Location: Milepost(s) 177.76 - 180.65
      ContactJay Cooper, WSDOT Regional Transit Coordination, 206-716-1102
      Description: Sound Transit crews are constructing the Lynnwood Link light rail extension from Northeast 200th Street to Lynnwood Transit Station.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Friday, Nov. 22 - The eastbound SR 104 on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. 
      • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 20 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to eastbound SR 104 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. 
      • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 20 - The westbound SR 104 on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. 
      • Monday, Nov. 18, to the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 22 - Traffic shift on 52nd Avenue West between 212th and 208th from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. 

      SR 104 VIC to 164th ST SW I/C paving & EX Joint & ADA - #9330

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 177.72 - 184.36
      Contact: Ed Kane, Project Engineer, 425-225-8743
      Description: WSDOT contractor crews will grind and repave 2.2 miles of northbound I-5 between SR 104 in Mountlake Terrace and 164th Street Southwest in Lynnwood. They will also resurface the collector-distributor lanes on both directions of I-5 at SR 104 and 164th Street Southwest, along with most of the I-5 on- and off-ramps in this area. Project webpage.
      Work schedule:

      • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

      SB 236th St SW to 44th Ave W Peak Transit Shoulder Use - #9277

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 178.28 - 180.65
      Contact: Mark Sawyer, Project Engineer, 425-225-8799
      Description: WSDOT contractor crews are adding a bus shoulder lane on southbound I-5 between the Lynnwood Park & Ride and the Mountlake Terrace transit stop. Community Transit and Sound Transit buses will be the primary users of this new lane.
      Work schedule:

      • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

      Maintenance near Lynnwood

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 182.96 - 183.50
      Contact: Joseph Calabro, communications, 206-440-4452 
      Description: WSDOT maintenance crews will repair guardrail. 
      Work schedule:

      • Wednesday, Nov. 13, to the morning of Thursday, Nov. 14 - The HOV lane of northbound I-5 between Maple Road and 164th Street Southwest will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

      Et Al 5th Ave Vic to I-5 Paving, ADA Compliance & Expansion Joints - #9053

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 189.35
      Contact: Ed Kane, Project Engineer, 425-225-8743
      Description: WSDOT contractor crews are grinding and repaving SR 526/Boeing Freeway in Everett from west of Evergreen Way to Southeast Everett Mall Way.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

      Ebey Slough Bridge to SR 531 Interchange Paving & ADA Compliance - #9028

      Highway: I-5    RegionNorthwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 198.50 - 200.50
      Contact: Mark Sawyer, Project Engineer, 425-225-8799
      Description: WSDOT contractor crews are repaving an 8-mile stretch of southbound I-5 between SR 531 and SR 529, and about 7-miles of northbound I-5 between SR 529 and 136th Street Northeast in Marysville.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Thursday, Nov. 21 - Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 between the Ebey Slough Bridge will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
      • Monday, Nov. 18, to the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 19 - The SR 531 on- and off-ramps to and from SR 531 will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Tuesday, Nov. 19, to the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 20 - The southbound I-5 off-ramp to 116th Street Northeast will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Wednesday, Nov. 20, to the morning of Thursday, Nov. 21 - The southbound I-5 off-ramp to 4th Street will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

      Ebey Slough Bridge Maintenance

      Highway: I-5    RegionNorthwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 199.00
      Contact: Joseph Calabro, Communications, 206-440-4452
      Description: WSDOT maintenance crews are working on the I-5 Ebey Slough Bridge. 

      Saturday, Nov. 16 - The right lane of southbound I-5 over the Ebey Slough Bridge will close from 4:30 a.m. to noon. 

      116th St NE Interchange - Tulalip Tribes Lead

      Highway: I-5    RegionNorthwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 202.20 - 202.70
      Contact: Mark Sawyer, Project Engineer, 425-225-8799
      Description: Tulalip Tribes contractor crews are reconstructing the I-5/116th Street Northeast interchange in Marysville.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • No lane or ramp closures scheduled. 

      Stillaguamish River Br to Hill Ditch Br Paving & ADA Compliance - #9231

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish/Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 209.09 - 219.82
      Contact: Shane Spahr, Project Engineer, 360-848-7103
      Description: WSDOT contractor crews are repairing 10 miles of concrete on I-5 between Arlington and Conway.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • Through the morning of Friday, Nov. 22 - Two lanes in each direction of I-5 between SR 534 and SR 530 will close from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
      • Through the morning of Friday, Nov. 22 - Crews could close ramps in each direction between SR 534 and SR 530 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly for striping work. Signed detours will be in place.
      • Through Friday, Nov. 22 - Up to one lane in each direction of I-5 between SR 534 and SR 530 could be closed around the clock.

      Skagit County

      Stillaguamish River Br to Hill Ditch Br Paving & ADA Compliance - #9231

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish/Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 209.09 - 219.82
      Contact: Shane Spahr, Project Engineer, 360-848-7103
      Description: WSDOT contractor crews are repairing 10 miles of concrete on I-5 between Arlington and Conway.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • Through the morning of Friday, Nov. 22 - Two lanes in each direction of I-5 between SR 534 and SR 530 will close from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
      • Through the morning of Friday, Nov. 22 - Crews could close ramps in each direction between SR 534 and SR 530 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly for striping work. Signed detours will be in place.
      • Through Friday, Nov. 22 - Up to one lane in each direction of I-5 between SR 534 and SR 530 could be closed around the clock.

      Highway Widening - Mount Vernon

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 227
      Contact: Andrea E. Petrich, communications, 360-757-5963
      Description: City of Mount Vernon contractor crews will do work associated with its SR 538/College Way widening project.
      Work schedule:

      • Friday, Nov. 22, to the morning of Monday, Nov. 25 - Crews will close the off-ramp from northbound I-5 to SR 538/College Way from 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, through 4 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25 for widening work. Signs will detour drivers to George Hopper Road during this closure.
      • Friday, Nov. 22, to the morning of Monday, Nov. 25 - Crews will close the on-ramp from SR 538/College Way to southbound I-5 from 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, through 4 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25 for widening work. Signs will detour drivers to George Hopper Road during this closure.

      Whatcom County

      Utility Work - Bellingham

      Highway: I-5   Region: Northwest    County: Whatcom    Location: Milepost(s) 250 to 256
      Contact: Andrea E. Petrich, communications, 360-757-5963
      Description: Utility crews working for PSE will do overhead line and pole work.
      Work schedule:

      • Sunday, Nov. 24, to the morning of Monday, Nov. 25 - Crews working for PSE will do utility work near and over all lanes of I-5 in Bellingham. Crews will conduct rolling slowdowns during the overhead work which will mean delays and brief traffic stoppages from 11:59 p.m. to 4 a.m. for travelers in both directions of I-5 between SR 11 and SR 539.