Happening nearby: WSDOT to host I-405 shoulder lane open house in Bothell

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Screenshot (540)The Washington State Department of Transportation will host a neighborhood open house Thursday, Aug. 18 about the recently fundedĀ I-405 Northbound Peak Use Shoulder Lane project.

With funding from I-405 express toll lanes revenue, WSDOT plans to add new highway capacity between State Route 527 and I-5 to help manage congestion. Starting in early 2017, contractor crews will modify the right shoulder of northbound I-405 to serve as an additional northbound lane during times with heavy congestion, typically afternoon rush hour.

The new peak use shoulder lane will be controlled with overhead electronic signs and open to traffic by summer 2017.

Open House details:
When: 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016
Where: Bothell City Hall, Council Chambers, 18415 101st Ave. Northeast, Bothell

No formal presentation will be provided. Attendees are welcome to come and go at their leisure during the two-hour event. The meeting location is accessible by public transit.

First and last name must be used for comment to be approved.