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WSDOT announces I-5 detours

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On May 24, 2013 @ 11:24 am In News & Analysis | No Comments

bridgedetour [1]The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced [2] that Interstate 5 has been closed in both directions in Skagit County south of Burlington.

The agency said via Twitter [3] that drivers should avoid the area or expect delays.

WSDOT suggested the following alternate routes:

  • Southbound traffic: Take eastbound State Route (SR) 20, then south on South Burlington Boulevard and west on East College Way (SR 538) to southbound I-5

  • Northbound traffic: Take eastbound East College Way to northbound Riverside Drive-South Burlington Boulevard, then west on George Hopper Road to I-5.

  • SR 9 to bypass Mount Vernon: Take Exit 221 at SR 534 east to northbound SR 9 to SR 20 westbound to I-5.

The map to the right shows the alternate routes. The map is also available at wsdot.wa.gov [4].

Authorities have not announced any specific replacement plans for the I-5 bridge over Skagit River.

WSDOT announces I-5 detours

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On May 24, 2013 @ 11:24 am In News & Analysis | No Comments

bridgedetour [1]The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced [2] that Interstate 5 has been closed in both directions in Skagit County south of Burlington.

The agency said via Twitter [3] that drivers should avoid the area or expect delays.

WSDOT suggested the following alternate routes:

  • Southbound traffic: Take eastbound State Route (SR) 20, then south on South Burlington Boulevard and west on East College Way (SR 538) to southbound I-5

  • Northbound traffic: Take eastbound East College Way to northbound Riverside Drive-South Burlington Boulevard, then west on George Hopper Road to I-5.

  • SR 9 to bypass Mount Vernon: Take Exit 221 at SR 534 east to northbound SR 9 to SR 20 westbound to I-5.

The map to the right shows the alternate routes. The map is also available at wsdot.wa.gov [4].

Authorities have not announced any specific replacement plans for the I-5 bridge over Skagit River.

WSDOT announces I-5 detours

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On May 24, 2013 @ 11:24 am In News & Analysis | No Comments

bridgedetour [1]The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced [2] that Interstate 5 has been closed in both directions in Skagit County south of Burlington.

The agency said via Twitter [3] that drivers should avoid the area or expect delays.

WSDOT suggested the following alternate routes:

  • Southbound traffic: Take eastbound State Route (SR) 20, then south on South Burlington Boulevard and west on East College Way (SR 538) to southbound I-5

  • Northbound traffic: Take eastbound East College Way to northbound Riverside Drive-South Burlington Boulevard, then west on George Hopper Road to I-5.

  • SR 9 to bypass Mount Vernon: Take Exit 221 at SR 534 east to northbound SR 9 to SR 20 westbound to I-5.

The map to the right shows the alternate routes. The map is also available at wsdot.wa.gov [4].

Authorities have not announced any specific replacement plans for the I-5 bridge over Skagit River.


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[2] Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/construction/pugetsound/today.htm

[3] via Twitter: https://twitter.com/wsdot

[4] wsdot.wa.gov: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Construction/PugetSound/detourmap.htm

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