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SNOQUALMIE – Gov. Jay Inslee joined other state and local representatives today to turn the first shovels of dirt, breaking ground on the Interstate 90/State Route 18 Interchange Improvements and Widening project. This interchange is one of the busiest in Washington.
ISSAQUAH - The start of fall will bring several major closures on westbound Interstate 90 during the second half of September, including two east of Issaquah and two on the west end of Mercer Island.
SEATTLE – Walk-on ridership is near its highest point since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic at Washington State Ferries. But for people planning a ferry ride over Labor Day weekend, it’s those boarding in a vehicle who should be prepared for long waits.
SHORELINE – After a spring and summer of slowdowns, lane closures, and bumpy roads, the Northwest Region Emergency Pavement Repair project is underway in King, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties.
On Monday, Aug. 29, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation removed the one-way alternating traffic signal on US 101 at milepost 162.6 near Kalaloch. This marks the end of a project to remove barriers to fish migration at three creeks under portions of US 101.
Final stage of SR 9/SR 204 intersection improvement project in Lake Stevens to include 3 weekend closures
LAKE STEVENS – The final stage of a much-anticipated roundabout project in Lake Stevens is underway. Once complete, it will improve traffic flow and safety at several intersections at and around where State Routes 9 and 204 meet.
At 9 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, Guy F. Atkinson Construction crews opened the final 3-mile section of southbound Interstate 5 HOV lanes in Pierce County. The new lane connects the existing HOV lane running from Seattle to Fife with the one that stretches from Tacoma to westbound State Route 16 in Gig Harbor.
TACOMA – At 7:15 a.m. on Aug. 27, Guy F. Atkinson Construction crews opened the long-awaited new northbound I-5 HOV lane in Tacoma. The new lane connects the existing HOV lane that begins on SR 16 in Gig Harbor with the one that starts in Fife.
We’re wrapping up major construction on I-5 in Tacoma.
VADER - People living and driving near Toledo and Vader in Lewis County will need to plan for extended delays on southbound Interstate 5 starting next week.