I-5 - Federal Way to Blaine construction

Last update: 10:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19

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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: Nicole Daniels, Communications, 206-440-4479
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:

  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - The I-5 express lanes will be open in the northbound direction from 11:15 a.m. Friday to 4:30 a.m. Monday for Revive I-5 construction work

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 scheduled.

NB 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: Dave Lindberg, Project Engineer, 425-225-8725
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are replacing 37 expansion joints and large sections of 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:

  • Saturday, Oct. 20, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - Up to four lanes of northbound I-5 between Boeing Access Road and Albro will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
  • Monday, Oct. 22, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to the West Seattle Bridge will be closed from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly. 
  • Wednesday, Oct. 24, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The West Seattle Bridge on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.  
  • Monday, Oct. 22, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - Three left lanes of northbound I-5 between Edgar Martinez Drive and Olive Way will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly with traffic directed into the collector/distributor. 
  • Monday, Oct. 22, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Edgar Martinez Way will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
  • Monday, Oct. 22, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Seneca Street will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, Oct. 22, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The University Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, Oct. 22, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The Cherry Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, Oct. 22, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Olive Way will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
  • Thursday, Oct. 25, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The southbound I-5 off-ramp to Northeast 45th/50th Street will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

SB S Lucile St to Spring St Pavement Repair & ADA Compliance - #9235

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 161.68 - 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

  • Friday, Oct. 19, to the morning of Saturday, Oct. 20 - Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 between South 188th Street and SR 516 will be closed from 8 p.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 19, to the morning of Saturday, Oct. 20 - Up to three left lanes of southbound I-5 between I-90 and Corson Avenue will be closed from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 20, to the morning of Sunday, Oct. 21 - Up to three left lanes of southbound I-5 between I-90 and Corson Avenue will be closed from 10:45 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 21, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between between I-90 and Corson Avenue will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
  • Wednesday, Oct. 24, to the morning of Thursday, Oct. 25 - The West Seattle Bridge/Spokane Street on-ramp to southbound I-5 wil be closed from 9p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 24, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The southbound I-5 off-ramp to Corson Avenue will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 25, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The South Columbian Way on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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

  • No lane or ramp closures scheduled. 

Express Lanes Entrances Electronic Sign Replacement - #9272

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 165.39 - 172.61
Contact: Dave Lindberg, Project Engineer, 425-225-8725
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.

 

Snohomish County

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:

  • Monday, Oct. 22, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - The HOV lane and shoulder of southbound I-5 between 44th Avenue West and 236th Street Southwest will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. This work is weather dependent. 

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: Dave Lindberg, Project Engineer, 425-225-8725
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

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

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:

  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 19 to the morning of Monday, Oct. 22 - The northbound I-5 ramp to 116th Street Northeast and the right shoulder will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. 
  • Tuesday, Oct. 23, to the morning of Thursday, Oct. 25 - The 116th Street Northeast ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. 

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

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish    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 northbound I-5 between Arlington and Conway.
Project webpage
Work schedule:

  • Monday, Oct. 22, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 26 - A single lane of northbound I-5 at 300th Street Northwest/Freeborn Road will be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

Skagit County

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

 

Whatcom County

 

Bellingham: Maintenance Work

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Whatcom    Location: Milepost: 257.8
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT maintenance crews will do pavement work.
Work schedule:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 16, through the morning of Thursday, Oct. 18 - WSDOT maintenance crews will close the southbound I-5 on-ramp from West Bakerview Road nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for pavement work. Crews will have a signed detour in place during this work.