The Washington State Department of Transportation said it was only about halfway through closing the weekend lanes for Revive I-5 and that work should continue.
SEATTLE — Though the I-90 bridge will remain open during the Seafair Weekend Festival, travelers may still experience some traffic issues as Revive I-5 work resumes in Seattle this weekend.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) said it was only about halfway through closing the weekend lanes for Revive I-5 and that work should continue.
WSDOT focuses on expansion joints on the right hand side south of the header/manifold near the I-90 interchange.
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The three right lanes of southbound I-5 will be closed where the collector/distributor rejoins the interstate from 7:30 p.m. Friday to 5:00 a.m. Monday.
Drivers entering the collector/distributor must exit onto I-90, Dearborn Street, Fourth Avenue South or Airport Way. The ramp from the header/splitter to the southbound I-5 will be closed.
Those using the southbound I-5 James Street ramp must use a collect/distribute exit. The Spring Street ramp and the South Forest Street ramp will also be closed.
WSDOT is asking drivers to plan ahead this weekend and take alternate routes, including the I-405.
WSDOT said the eastbound and westbound interchanges of I-90 to southbound I-5 will remain open throughout the weekend to maintain traffic flow.
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All State Route 99 tunnel lanes will also be closed from 10:00 p.m. Friday night through 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Saturday to allow WSDOT crews to conduct scheduled maintenance and inspections. WSDOT is asking drivers to plan alternate routes.
For more information on Revive I-5, visit wsdot.wa.gov.
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