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: Thomas Charlson, Communications, 206-440-4699
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:

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

SB S Lucile St to Spring St Pavement Repair - #9235

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 143.85 - 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:

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

Federal Way Maintenance

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 146.05
Contact: Thomas Charlson, Communications, 206-440-4699
Description: WSDOT maintenance crews are repairing an expansion joint.
Work schedule:

  • Saturday, August 24, to the morning of Sunday, August 25 – The three left lanes of northbound I-5 at South 288th Street will close from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m.

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 are scheduled.

S 200th St On-Ramp To SB I-5 - Metered Shoulder - #9439

Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 151.28
Contact: Mike Askarian, Project Engineer, 206-768-5861
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are installing a ramp meter and restriping the lanes on the South 200th Street on-ramp to southbound I-5.
Work schedule:

  • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Wednesday, August 28 – The South 200th Street on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.

S 192nd St to Normandy Pk & SR 509 to SR 99 Paving & ADA & Deck & Seismic - #9357

Highway: SR 509    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 154.00 - 155.00
Contact: Aleta Borschowa, Project Engineer, 206-768-5601
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are repaving both directions of SR 509 between South 192nd Street and South Normandy Road in Normandy Park/Burien. Crews are also upgrading select curb ramps between Criminal Justice College and Southwest 185th Street in order to create better sidewalk connections for people of all abilities.
Project webpage
Work schedule:

  • No lane or ramp closures are 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: Ed Kane, Project Engineer, 425-225-8743
Description: WSDOT contractor crews are replacing expansion joints and 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:

  • Saturday, August 24, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The four left lanes of northbound I-5 between South Boeing Access Road and South Albro Place will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The three left lanes of northbound I-5 between Corson Avenue South and South Forest Street/6th Avenue will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The Olive Way on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The University Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The 50th Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The two left lanes of northbound I-5 between Northeast 45th Street and Northeast Ravenna Boulevard will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The two right lanes of northbound I-5 between Northeast 45th Street and Northeast Ravenna Boulevard will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • High Impact - Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – All lanes of the northbound I-5 mainline just north of the I-90 Interchange will close from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. During this time, all traffic will be shifted to the collector-distributor lanes.
  • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Seneca Street will close from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Edgar Martinez will close from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Tuesday, August 27, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Martin Luther King, Jr. Way will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Tuesday, August 27, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The South Boeing Access Road on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Tuesday, August 27, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Swift Avenue will close 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Tuesday, August 27, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The three right lanes of northbound I-5 between Corson Avenue South and South Forest Street/6th Avenue will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Tuesday, August 27, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The Cherry Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Wednesday, August 28, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The three right lanes of northbound I-5 between South Boeing Access Road and South Albro Place will close from 9 p.m. to 5 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 are scheduled.

    Washington State Convention Center & Freeway Park Tunnels Lighting Controls Upgrade - #9331

    Highway: I-5    RegionNorthwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 165.00 - 165.75
    ContactEvelyn Pao, Project Engineer, 206-440-4981
    Description: WSDOT contractor crews will upgrade the lighting control under the Convention Center.
    Work schedule

    • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The University Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.
    • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The two right lanes of northbound I-5 between 8th Avenue South and Pike Street will close from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.
    • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The Cherry Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.
    • Wednesday, August 28, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The Yale Avenue on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
    • Wednesday, August 28, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The two left lanes of southbound I-5 at Pike Street will close from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

    Express Lanes Entrances Electronic Sign Replacement - #9272

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 165.39 - 172.61
    Contact: Ed Kane, Project Engineer, 425-225-8743
    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.

    Ship Canal Bridge Maintenance

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 168.02 - 169.39
    Contact: Joseph Calabro, Communications, 206-440-4452
    Description: WSDOT bridge maintenance crews will make repairs to the bridge deck.
    Work schedule:

    • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

    SB NE 45th St to NE 130th St Ramp Meter Modification - #9307

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 169.39
    Contact: Mike Askarian, Project Engineer, 206-768-5861
    Description: WSDOT maintenance crews are modifying the ramp meters.
    Work schedule:

    • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

    Seattle Maintenance

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 169.65 - 171.00
    Contact: Thomas Charlson, Communications, 206-440-4699
    Description: WSDOT maintenance crews are conducting a cleanup around the southbound I-5 off-ramps to Northeast 50th Street and Northeast 70th Street.
    Work schedule:

    • Sunday, August 25 – The southbound I-5 off-ramp to Northeast 50th Street will close with a signed detour from 5 to 9 a.m.
    • Sunday, August 25 – The southbound I-5 off-ramp to Northeast 70th Street will close with a signed detour from 5 to 9 a.m.

    Utility Maintenance from Seattle to Lynnwood

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 171.01 - 181.55
    Contact: Joseph Calabro, communications, 206-440-4452
    Description: Seattle City Light crews will relocate existing overhead power lines on I-5 near Northeast 185th Street in Shoreline. This work will support Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project.
    Work schedule:

    • Tuesday, Aug. 27, to the morning of Thursday, Aug. 29 - Rolling slowdowns will be conducted on both directions of I-5 between Northgate Way in Seattle and 44th Avenue West in Lynnwood from 11:59 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. 

    Sound Transit's Maple Leaf Portal - N160

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 171.00 - 171.53
    ContactJay Cooper, WSDOT Regional Transit Coordination, 206-716-1102
    Description: Sound Transit crews are constructing the Maple Leaf Portal as part of the Northgate Link light rail extension.
    Project webpage
    Work schedule:

    • Sunday, August 25, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The right lane of northbound I-5 between Northeast 70th Street and Northeast 85th Street will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
    • Sunday, August 25, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Northeast 85th Street will close with a signed detour from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
    • Sunday, August 25, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The left lane of Banner Way between Northeast 80th Street and Northeast 85th Street will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.  
    • Sunday, August 25, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The Northeast 70th Street off-ramp to northbound I-5 will close with a signed detour from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
    • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Saturday, August 31 – All lanes in both directions of Northeast 103rd Street between 3rd Avenue Northeast and 1st Avenue Northeast will close with a signed detour from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.
    • Monday, August 26, to the morning of Saturday, August 31 – All lanes in both directions of 1st Avenue Northeast between Northeast 103rd St and Northgate Way will close from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly.

    Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link Extension - L200

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: King    Location: Milepost(s) 172.77 - 177.76
    ContactJay Cooper, WSDOT Regional Transit Coordination, 206-716-1102
    Description: Sound Transit crews are constructing the Lynnwood Link light rail extension from Northgate Transit Center to Northeast 200th Street.
    Project webpage
    Work schedule:

    • Tuesday, August 27, to the morning of Thursday, August 29 – The Northgate Way on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
    • Tuesday, August 27, to the morning of Thursday, August 29 – The Northeast 107th Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
    • Thursday, August 29, to the morning of Friday, August 30 – The southbound I-5 on- and off-ramp to and from Northgate Way will close from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.

    Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link Extension - L300

    Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish/King    Location: Milepost(s) 177.76 - 180.65
    ContactJay Cooper, WSDOT Regional Transit Coordination, 206-716-1102
    Description: Sound Transit crews are constructing the Lynnwood Link light rail extension from Northeast 200th Street to Lynnwood Transit Station.
    Project webpage
    Work schedule:

    • Friday, Aug. 23, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between 220th Street Southwest and SR 104 will close from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. nightly. 
    • Friday, Aug. 23, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - The 220th Street Southwest on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly. 
    • Friday, Aug. 23, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - The southbound I-5 off-ramp to SR 104 will close from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly. 
    • Monday, Aug. 26, to the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 28 - Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 between 220th Street Southwest and the 228th Street bridge will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
    • Monday, Aug. 26, to the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 28 -The 220th Street Southwest on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly. 

      Snohomish County

      Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link Extension - L300

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish/King    Location: Milepost(s) 177.76 - 180.65
      ContactJay Cooper, WSDOT Regional Transit Coordination, 206-716-1102
      Description: Sound Transit crews are constructing the Lynnwood Link light rail extension from Northeast 200th Street to Lynnwood Transit Station.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • Friday, Aug. 23, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between 220th Street Southwest and SR 104 will close from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. nightly. 
      • Friday, Aug. 23, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - The 220th Street Southwest on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly. 
      • Friday, Aug. 23, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - The southbound I-5 off-ramp to SR 104 will close from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly. 
      • Monday, Aug. 26, to the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 28 - Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 between 220th Street Southwest and the 228th Street bridge will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
      • Monday, Aug. 26, to the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 28 -The 220th Street Southwest on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly. 

      SR 104 VIC to 164th ST SW I/C paving & EX Joint & ADA - #9330

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish    Location: Milepost(s) 177.72 - 184.36
      Contact: Ed Kane, Project Engineer, 425-225-8743
      Description: WSDOT contractor crews will grind and repave 2.2 miles of northbound I-5 between SR 104 in Mountlake Terrace and 164th Street Southwest in Lynnwood. They will also resurface the collector-distributor lanes on both directions of I-5 at SR 104 and 164th Street Southwest, along with most of the I-5 on- and off-ramps in this area.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • Sunday, Aug. 18, to the morning of Friday, Aug. 23 - The 164th Street Southwest ramps to northbound I-5 will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. (Will close at 9 p.m. Tuesday night.) 
      • Sunday, Aug. 18, to the morning of Friday, Aug. 23 - The right lane of northbound I-5 between 196th Street Southwest/SR 524 and 128th Street Southwest/SR 96 will close from 9:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly. 
      • Thursday, Aug. 22, to the morning of Friday, Aug. 23 - Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between 236th Street Southwest and Northeast 175th Street will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. 
      • Thursday, Aug. 22, to the morning of Friday, Aug. 23 - 228th Street/230th Street will fully close from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
      • Saturday, Aug. 24, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - The northbound I-5 off-ramp to 164th Street will close from 11 p.m. to 9 a.m. 
      • Saturday, Aug. 24, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - The right lane of northbound I-5 between SR 524 and SR 96 will close from 11 p.m. to 9 a.m. 
      • Saturday, Aug. 24, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - The 164th Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m.
      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Monday, Aug. 26 - The right lane  of southbound I-5 at I-405 will close from 10:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. 
      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Thursday, Aug. 28 - Up to three lanes of northbound I-5 between NE 175th Street and SR 524 will close from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly. 
      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Friday, Aug. 30 - The 164th Street on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly. 
      • Monday, Aug. 26, to the morning of Friday, Aug. 30 - The right lane of southbound I-5 at I-405 will close from 9:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.  
      • Thursday, Aug. 28, to the morning of Friday, Aug. 30 - Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between 236th Street Southwest and Northeast 175th Street will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
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      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:

      • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled.

      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: Ed Kane, Project Engineer, 425-225-8743
      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, June 26, to the morning of Friday, June 28 - At least one right lane of northbound I-5 between SR 529 and 88th Street Northeast will close from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. nightly. 
      • Wednesday, June 26, to the morning of Friday, June 28 - Two right lanes of northbound I-5 between SR 529 and 88th Street Northeast will close from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. nightly.
      • Wednesday, June 26, to the morning of Friday, June 28 - The SR 528 ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 11 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. nightly. 

      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:

      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Monday, Aug. 26 - The right lane in each direction of I-5 at 116th Street Northeast will close from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. This work is weather-dependent. 

      Stillaguamish River Br to Hill Ditch Br Paving & ADA Compliance - #9231

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish/Skagit    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 I-5 between Arlington and Conway.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • Saturday, Aug. 24, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - The two left lanes of southbound I-5 over the Pilchuck Creek Bridge will close from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.
      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Monday, Aug. 26 - The right lane of southbound I-5 at the Pilchuck Creek Bridge will close from 8 a.m. to 6 a.m. 
      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Monday, Aug. 26 - The southbound I-5 off-ramp to 236th Street Northeast will close from 1 p.m. to 6 a.m. 
      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Monday, Aug. 26 - The two left lanes of southbound I-5 just south of the Snohomish/Skagit County line will close friom 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 

      Skagit County

      Stillaguamish River Br to Hill Ditch Br Paving & ADA Compliance - #9231

      Highway: I-5    Region: Northwest    County: Snohomish/Skagit    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 I-5 between Arlington and Conway.
      Project webpage
      Work schedule:

      • Saturday, Aug. 24, to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25 - The two left lanes of southbound I-5 over the Pilchuck Creek Bridge will close from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.
      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Monday, Aug. 26 - The right lane of southbound I-5 at the Pilchuck Creek Bridge will close from 8 a.m. to 6 a.m. 
      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Monday, Aug. 26 - The southbound I-5 off-ramp to 236th Street Northeast will close from 1 p.m. to 6 a.m. 
      • Sunday, Aug. 25, to the morning of Monday, Aug. 26 - The two left lanes of southbound I-5 just south of the Snohomish/Skagit County line will close friom 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 

      Whatcom County

      • No I-5 lane closures in Whatcom County are currently scheduled.