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Federal officials were searching the country for a possible temporary replacement for a bridge that collapsed along the crucial Interstate 5 corridor, but Washington Gov. Jay Inslee cautioned Friday that major disruptions will last for weeks, if not months.
Small cracks have appeared in at least two the first six pontoons built for a new floating bridge in Lake Washington, but transportation officials said Friday the problem is manageable.
The forecast of snow at Mount Baker prompted the state Transportation Department to close the road to Artist Point on Tuesday for the season.
The Washington State Department of Transportation will close all lanes of Interstate 90 across Lake Washington several times from Thursday, August 2 through Sunday, August 5, to accommodate air show practices and performances by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels for this year’s Seafair festivities.