Weekend closure of Mercer Street on-ramp to NB I-5 in Seattle planned for Jan. 20-23

Drivers heading to events in the downtown Seattle area will need to prepare for the potential of a planned weekend-long full closure of the Mercer Street on-ramp to northbound Interstate 5 and the express lanes. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation plan to close the Mercer Street on-ramp to northbound I-5…

Nightly closure of 46th Ave W transit center ramps planned starting Nov. 28

Starting Monday, Nov. 28, Sound Transit contractors are scheduled to work on overhead operations at the Lynnwood City Center Transit Station Park and Ride lot. This work will requirethe closure of 46th Avenue West on- and off-ramps from 10 p.m.-5 a.m. Nov. 28 through Dec. 1, excluding weekends. Detours will be provided (see map). The intersection…

Light rail-related concrete pours above 212th ST SW set to start this week

As early as Monday, Nov. 7, Sound Transit’s contractor will work on bridge operations above 212th Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace. This work, located along Interstate 5, will require early morning concrete pouring from 4-7 a.m. The contractor has obtained a temporary noise variance to complete the work. The work is scheduled from Monday,Nov. 7…

Full 520 bridge closure, more Revive I-5 work planned this weekend

Travelers should plan ahead and find alternate routes for trips across Lake Washington and southbound Interstate 5 in Seattle. Beginning Friday night, Sept. 30, State Route 520 will close across the lake and southbound I-5 will have closures near the off-ramp to Columbian Way and the West Seattle Bridge. Both directions of SR 520 between…

212th Street and 52nd Avenue to be closed for light rail paving work Sept. 6-7

Sound Transit’s contractor is scheduled to close two streets — 212th Street Southwest and 52nd Avenue West — at separate times on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 6-7 to complete paving work. There will be flaggers to assist pedestrians and buses. Detours will be provided (see maps). The closures will occur at different times to better…

Construction underway for new monument at Lynnwood’s Veterans Park

Construction is underway in Lynnwood’s Veterans Park for Washington State’s fourth Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, which is set to be finished by this November. Along with the new monument, the park itself will be receiving some much-needed improvements to enhance its usability and aesthetics. The monument will honor the families of servicemen and women…

Seismic retrofit prep work underway on Maple Road bridge in Lynnwood

People who use northbound and southbound I-5 in Lynnwood near Alderwood Mall Parkway and the southbound I-5 to I-405 off-ramp should plan for nightly lane and ramp closures starting at about 9 p.m. Sunday, July 24 through 5 a.m. Friday, July 29. This is the beginning of a Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) seismic…

Full closure of SR 520, Revive I-5 work planned for July 9-10 weekend

This weekend, travelers need to plan and find alternate routes for trips across Lake Washington and southbound Interstate 5, the Washington State Department of Transportation said. Beginning Friday night, July 8, State Route 520 will close across the lake and southbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes near the stadiums all weekend. SR 520…

Nightly closure of 46th Ave W planned for light rail work, starting July 5

Starting Tuesday, July 5, Sound Transit’s contractor will begin overhead work at 46th Avenue West, requiring overnight closure of the direct-access on- and off-ramps to the Lynnwood City Center Transit Station Park & Ride through July 28. The work will run from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., excluding weekends. Detours will be provided (see map)….

City releases video overview of planned 42nd Avenue West project

The City of Lynnwood has released its first community outreach regarding the proposed 42nd Avenue West project. A pre-recorded video presentation issued last week is intended to update residents on the planning process, as well as inform them of what the city planned to achieve with the street construction. Lynnwood City Center Program Manager Karl…

Chamber meeting highlights what’s happening and what’s next in Lynnwood

With over 16,000 housing units already available and almost 2,000 more currently under construction, Lynnwood’s growth doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down anytime soon. That was the message delivered by City of Lynnwood Planning Manager Ashley Winchell and Senior Planner Kristen Holdsworth during the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce’s Wednesday luncheon meeting. Addressing how…

I-5 northbound lanes to be closed overnight for light rail work May 20-23

Starting as early as Friday, May 20 through Monday, May 23, the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 will be closed overnight between 220th and 236th Streets Southwest for Sound Transit work on the Lynnwood Link light rail extension. The work will run from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. and traffic will be detoured so crews…

Online presentation for 42nd Ave W Improvements Project available May 11

The City of Lynnwood will be releasing a prerecorded project presentation about the 42nd Avenue West Improvements Project on May 11. The presentation will cover topics such as the proposed corridor cross-section, right-of-way impacts to surrounding parcels, the project’s construction schedule, site amenities and design features. A link for a community comments form will be provided…

Officials break ground in Lynnwood for Swift Orange Line transit route

Approximately 100 people gathered at the Lynnwood Transit Center Tuesday to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Swift Orange Line rapid transit route. Among those in attendance were Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, U.S. Reps. Suzan DelBene and Rick Larsen, State Sen. Marko Liias, Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell and…

I-5, SR 104 ramps and lanes to close overnight for light rail work next week

There will be several overnight lane and ramp closures on State Route 104 and Interstate 5 next week as Sound Transit contractor crews continue work on the Lynnwood Light Rail extension. Drivers are asked to plan ahead for the following closures: The two left lanes of southbound I-5 between 220th Street Southwest and 228th Street…

Expect nightly closure of I-5 southbound two right lanes April 3-7

As early as Sunday, April 3, through Thursday, April 7, Sound Transit’s contractor will close the two right lanes on Interstate 5 southbound from 220th to 236th Streets Southwest 10 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for the removal of bridge falsework related to the Lynnwood Link light rail extension project. The I-5 on-ramp from 220th Street…

I-5 lanes, SR 104 ramps to close overnight for light rail work next week

Several overnight lane and ramp closures are planned on State Route 104 and Interstate 5 next week as Sound Transit contractor crews continue work on the Lynnwood Light Rail extension. – Two left lanes of southbound I-5 between 220th Street Southwest and 228th Street Southwest will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly from…