Whatcom, Skagit and Island County construction

Last update:  3:25 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27

This information changes frequently. Please check back often. Travelers can also call 5-1-1 or follow @WSDOT_North on Twitter for real-time traffic and weather updates.

If a highway is not listed below, there are no scheduled lane closures at this time, although emergency lane closures may still occur. 

Whatcom County

  • No lane closures on state highways are currently scheduled in Whatcom County.

Skagit County

SR 538 Highway Widening - Mount Vernon

Highway: SR 538    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 227
Contact: Andrea E. Petrich, communications, 360-757-5963
Description: City of Mount Vernon contractor crews will do work associated with its SR 538/College Way widening project.
Work schedule:

  • No lane closures are currently scheduled.

Island County

SR 20 Deception Pass Bridge and Canoe Pass Bridge - Painting and Special Repair - #9344

Highway: SR 20    Region: Northwest    County: Island    Location: Milepost(s) 41.80 - 42.10
Contact: Shane Spahr, Project Engineer, 360-848-7103
Description: In 2019, WSDOT contractor crews from Eagle Industrial Painting will start at two year bridge painting and special repair project.
Project webpage
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - Parking along SR 20 is limited during bridge painting work.
  • Monday, Jan. 6, through the morning of Saturday, Jan. 11 - Crews will close one lane of SR 20 over Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for bridge painting work. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

Special Events

  • No special events on or near state highways are currently scheduled.