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Construction to close northbound I-5 off-ramp to Madison Street in two weeks, March 9-12

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 17:10

Update: The work scheduled to close the northbound I-5 off-ramp to Madison Street Feb. 23-26 is being delayed due to the forecast of freezing temperatures and possible rain and snow. The work has been postponed to the weekend of March 9-12.

Marqise Allen, communications, 206-440-4699
Dave Lindberg, project engineer, 206-225-8725

Several expansion joints to be replaced along downtown Seattle exit

SEATTLE – Drivers traveling on northbound Interstate 5 through Seattle in mid-March may need to adjust their route if it involves exiting at Madison Street.

The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Madison Street will be closed to all traffic from 9 p.m. Friday, March 9, through 5 a.m. Monday, March 12. Drivers will need to use the nearby James Street or Olive Way off-ramps as a detour.

Contractor crews from Atkinson Construction will use the closure to replace four expansion joints along the off-ramp. However, the work is weather dependent and rain or snow could postpone it to another weekend.

This work is part of the next phase of #ReviveI5 that will rehabilitate 13 miles of roadway on northbound I-5 between Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Northeast Ravenna Boulevard.

Drivers can get real-time traffic information on their phone with the WSDOT traffic app and by tracking the WSDOT traffic Twitter feed.

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