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I-5: Federal Way to Blaine Construction

Last update: 31:55 p.m. Monday, April 24

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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: WSDOT uses the I-5 express lanes 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:

  • Saturday, April 29, to Sunday, April 30 - The southbound I-5 express lanes will close at 8 a.m. daily for maintenance work. The lanes will open northbound by 1:30 p.m.
SB S 320th St to Duwamish River Br Concrete Pavement Rehab - #8816

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 142.76 – 156.71
Contact: Mike Askarian, Project Engineer, 206-768-5861
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are rehabilitating southbound I-5 between the Duwamish River Bridge in Tukwila and South 320th Street in Federal Way.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • Monday, April 24, to the morning of Saturday, April 29 - Three lanes of southbound I-5 between Interurban Avenue South at I-405 will be closed nightly beginning with one lane at 8 p.m. All lanes will reopen by noon daily. This work is weather dependent. This work is weather dependent.
NB S 260th St to Duwamish River Br Concrete Pavement Rehab and 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 website
Work schedule:

  • Monday, April 24, to the morning of Friday, April 28 – Two lanes of northbound I-5 between SR 516 and I-405 will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
S 200th St / Military Rd Intersection Improvements - #8883

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 151.18 – 151.50
Contact: Mike Askarian, Project Engineer, 206-768-5861
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are improving the intersection where the southbound I-5 off- and on-ramps meet South 200th Street and Military Road South in SeaTac.
Work schedule:

  • Thursday, April 27, to Friday, April 28 - Officers will direct traffic at the intersection of the southbound I-5 off- and on-ramps at South 200th Street/Military Road South from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
WSDOT Bridge Header Repair Work

Highway: I-5    RegionNorthwest    County: Snohomish Location: Milepost(s) 199.70 – 200.90
Contact: Ally Barrera, Communications, 206-440-4457
Description: WSDOT Maintenance crews will perform bridge repairs in Tulalip-Marysville.
Work Schedule:

  • Thursday, April 27, to the morning of Friday, April 28 – The two left lanes of southbound I-5 between 88th Street Northeast and 116th Street Northeast will be closed, starting with the far left lane at 7 p.m. Both lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. or earlier.
  • Thursday, April 27, to the morning of Friday, April 28 – The right lane of southbound I-5 between 88th Street Northeast and 116th Street Northeast will be closed after work is done in the two left southbound lanes. The lane will reopen by 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, April 27, to the morning of Friday, April 28 – The on-ramp from 88th Street Northeast to southbound I-5 will be closed from 11p.m. to 4 a.m.
116th Street NE Interchange Improvements - Tulalip Tribes Project

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 202.20 – 202.70
Contact: Debbie Bray, Tulalip Tribes Project Manager, 360-716-5024
Description: Tulalip Tribes contractor crews are replacing the I-5/116th Street Northeast interchange near Marysville to reduce congestion and provide more capacity.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • Monday, April 24, to the morning of Friday, April 28 - The off-ramp from southbound I-5 to 116th Street Northeast will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. This work is weather dependent.
  • Monday, April 24, to the morning of Friday, April 28 - The on-ramp from 116th Street Northeast to southbound I-5 will be closed from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. nightly. This work is weather dependent.
SR 531 Vic to Stillaguamish River Paving and ADA Compliance - #8825

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 206.67 – 209.35
Contact: Mark Sawyer, Project Engineer, 425-225-8799
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are repaving both directions of I-5 near Arlington, along with the off- and on-ramps at SR 530 and the Smokey Point Rest Area on-ramp to southbound I-5.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.
Fisher Creek - Fish Passage - #8840

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 218.51 – 220.16
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are removing a culvert, building twin 110-foot-long bridges and rebuilding the creek bed to a more natural state to allow for better fish passage.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes and detoured to a median bypass lane between Starbird Road and SR 534 over Fisher Creek. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph.
Hill Ditch Bridge to Joe Leary Slough Paving - #8863

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 219.79 – 231.80
Contact: Dave Crisman, Project Engineer, 360-848-7100
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are repaving sections in both directions of I-5 between Cameron Way in Mount Vernon and Chuckanut Drive/SR 11 in Burlington, along with seven on- and off-ramps.
Project website
Work schedule:

  • Work on this project is suspended until spring 2017.

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.