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: 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:

  • Sunday, Oct. 7, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 12 - 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. 
  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes between MLK Junior Way and Olive Way from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, weather-dependent. 
  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Airport Way will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, weather-dependent.  
  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - The Boeing Acces Road on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, weather-dependent. 
  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - The Michigan Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, weather-dependent. 
  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to the West Seattle Bridge/Spokane Street/Columbian Way will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, weather-dependent. 
  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - The Columbian Way on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, weather-dependent. 
  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Seneca Street will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, weather-dependent. 
  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - The University Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, weather-dependent. 
  • High Impact - Friday, Oct. 12, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Olive Way will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, weather-dependent. 

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

  • Sunday, Oct. 14, to the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 17 - Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between James Street and Corson Avenue will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
  • Wednesday, Oct. 17, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 19 - Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between James Street and Corson Avenue will be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
  • Thursday, Oct. 18, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 19 - The South Columbian Way on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • Wednesday, Oct. 17, to the morning of Thursday, Oct. 18 - The West Seattle Bridge/Spokane Street on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 17, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 19 - The southbound I-5 off-ramp to South Corson Avenue will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
  • Monday, Oct. 15, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 19 - One lane of southbound I-5 between South 188th Street and SR 516 will be closed from 8 p.m. to 11:59 a.m. nightly. 
  • Monday, Oct. 15, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 19 - Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 between Southcenter Boulevard and South 320th Street will be closed from 8 p.m. to 11:59 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

  • 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.

Seattle to Lynnwood Mobile Lane Closure

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 172.77 - 179.66
Contact: Kris Browne, communications, 206-440-4453
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are inspecting utility covers and drainage lids on I-5 between Seattle and Lynnwood.  
Work schedule:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 17, to the morning of Thursday, Oct. 18 - Rolling slowdowns will occur in the left lane in both directions of I-5 between Northeast Northgate Way and 212th Street Southwest from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

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:

  • Sunday, Oct. 14, to the morning of Thursday, Oct. 18 - 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. 
  • 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

  • Wednesday, Oct. 17, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 19 - Two lanes of southbound I-5 between the Ebey Slough Bridge and 116th Street Northeast will be closed starting with the first lane at 7 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. 
  • Thursday, Oct. 18, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 19 - Two lanes of northbound I-5 between SR 529 and 116th Street Northeast will be closed starting with the first lane at 8 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 9 a.m. 

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:

  • Thursday, Oct. 18, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 19 - The 300th Street Northwest ramp to northbound I-5 will be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • Thursday, Oct. 18, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 19 - The southbound I-5 ramp to 300th Street Northwest will be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • 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.
  • Monday, Oct. 29, to the morning of Friday, Nov. 2 - A single lane of southbound I-5 at Starbird Road will be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, Nov. 5, to the morning of Friday, Nov. 9 - A single lane of southbound I-5 at Starbird 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.