Over two high-impact weekends, crews replaced an I-5 and US 101 expansion joint in Olympia
Construction crews working for WSDOT have replaced a worn bridge expansion joint on Interstate 5 near Capitol Lake in Olympia. The work had required numerous day and night lane closures on I-5 and US 101.
For more details about the overall project, see the project page.
Crews replaced this bridge joint over I-5 in Olympia as part of a critical safety project. This photo illustrates previous damage that was permanently repaired.
What can drivers expect?
The replacement project required around-the-clock closures of I-5 lanes and US 101 approaching I-5.