The Washington State Patrol says a multiple-vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer rig closed all four southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle for about two hours on Thursday afternoon, causing an eight-mile backup.
One person was killed in a wrong-way head-on collision on I-5 near downtown Seattle early Wednesday morning near the I-90 interchange.
Washington Transportation Department officials warn drivers to expect congestion this weekend as construction crews close much of State Highway 520, including the floating bridge.
Considering the fact that there’s a Seattle Storm game, a Sounders game and a Mariners game this weekend, if you’re headed downtown, you might want to think about an alternate route.
Beginning at 11:00pm Friday, July 22 through Monday morning, July 25, the I-5 on and off ramps for Mercer Street including the express lane ramps will be closed. Detours will be posted. Here’s the rest of the weekend construction schedule…..
A lane closure on I-5 may make your commute a bit longer next week, along with other projects in SODO.