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Traveler Notice

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Alerts

As of 10/18/2021 10:54 AM
Blocking Incidents
  • The road to Artist Point is closed to vehicle traffic for the winter season just beyond the upper Mt. Baker Ski Area lodge at milepost 54.7.
  • Friday, Sept. 24 until further notice - The Interstate 5 Silver Lake Rest Area is closed for maintenance indefinitely. There is no access for recreational vehicle dumping at this location.
  • Beginning Friday, October 15, until further notice - The Interstate 5 Smokey Point Rest Area will close for both directions for at least three months due to staffing.
  • On US 97 at milepost 330 (railroad crossing south of Oroville), there is a 35 m.p.h. advisory speed zone in place due to road conditions. Travelers should not attempt to pass slower vehicles through the advisory speed zone.
Construction Closures
  • Friday, October 22, to the morning of Monday, October 25 – The Montlake Bridge will close for all vehicles from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Pedestrian and bicyclist access will be maintained though shuttles may be used at times to move people from one side of the bridge to the other using a detour route.
  • Monday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 19 - Intermittent single lane closure between Grassmore Road (milepost 87.53) and Dalles Road (milepost 88.94) from 7:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
  • On US 97 at milepost 330 (south of Oroville), Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., expect flagger controlled traffic with delays where the contractor is completing final work on the highway railroad crossing.
  • Sunday, Oct. 17 and Monday, Oct. 18 - Overnight closure of southbound left lane between SR 20 (MP 230) and George Hopper Road (milepost 229) from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 18 through Wednesday, Oct. 20 - Alternating single lane closures in both directions between Massey Road (MP 89.48) and SR/544 Columbia Street (MP 90.31) each day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, October 18, to the evening of Friday, October 22 – A southbound lane of SR 203 between East Rutherford Street and East Eugene Street will close from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.
  • Monday, October 18, to the evening of Friday, October 22 - A northbound lane of SR 203 between East Eugene Street and East Rutherford Street will close from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.
  • Monday, October 18, to the morning of Friday, October 22 – Flaggers will alternate traffic for both directions of SR 9 between Lake McMurray and Pilchuck (milepost 37.10 to 37.40) from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Special Events
  • Flammable cargo is prohibited on SR 520 eastbound & westbound from Montlake Blvd (MP 1) to 84th Ave NE (MP 5).