Expect I-5 overnight lane closures May 29-June 1 due to Sound Transit light rail work

Starting as soon as Friday, May 29, Sound Transit’s contractor working on the Lynnwood Link light rail extension will be implementing two nighttime traffic shifts on Interstate 5 between 228th Street Southwest and 236th Place Southwest. This work is necessary to complete utility work on both I-5 northbound and southbound and some striping and barrier…

Construction alert: Expect traffic delays week of May 18 for 36th Ave W project

The City of Lynnwood warned of traffic impacts during the week of May 18 due to 36th Avenue West project construction. Expect traffic to be delayed between 179th Street Southwest and 165th Place Southwest while crews: Form and place concrete for traffic islands Place truck apron concrete at the 172nd Street Southwest roundabout Place splitter…

New cameras show Lynnwood light rail construction time-lapse images

As Sound Transit continues construction on the Lynnwood Link light rail extension, Lynnwood residents can now view the progress from the comfort of their own homes. As reported in NextMLT, webcams were recently installed at the Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood City Center Station construction sites. In Lynnwood, time lapses can be viewed here. Images can be…

Construction planned for 36th Ave. W. improvements project in May

The City of Lynnwood reminds drivers that construction for 36th Avenue West improvements project will be underway in the first part of May and advised drivers be aware of detours in the area. During the week of May 11, improvements between 179th Street Southwest and 165th Place Southwest include: Forming and placing concrete for traffic…

Inslee announces plan to allow construction projects previously underway to be completed

Gov. Jay Inslee, in consultation with the state’s construction industry, announced a plan Friday to allow current construction projects to be completed. According to an announcement from the governor’s office, the recommendations were informed by workers, contractors, health and safety experts, and local government officials, for safe construction standards. “I thank all those involved in…

Sound Transit shuts down nearly all construction systemwide due to COVID-19 safety concerns

Due to COVID-19 risks, Sound Transit said Monday it is directing contractors to suspend almost all construction on its region-wide transit expansion projects — including the Lynnwood Link light rail extension — starting immediately through May 4. The very limited work that does continue will focus on tasks considered critical and/or necessary to ensure that…

Swing shift to begin as soon as Feb. 24 at Lynnwood Transit Center staging yard

As early as Monday, Feb. 24, Sound Transits contractor will begin a swing shift at the Lynnwood Transit Center staging yard. The contractor has obtained a temporary noise variance to complete this work. The work is expected to last from 3 p.m. to midnight Monday-Friday, and continue until Friday, March 27. Work will consist of…

Road closures in effect on 179th St. SW through mid-March for 36th Ave. W. improvements

As a part of Lynnwood’s 36th Avenue West Improvements Project, road closures will be in effect through mid-March on 179th Street Southwest from 36th Avenue West to 33rd Place West. From Feb. 18 through mid-March, the road closures will be in effect while crews construct a one-mile-long corridor improvement project on 36th Avenue West from Maple…

Parking lot shifts continue at Lynnwood Transit Center

As part of construction for the Lynnwood Link light rail station, parking lot shifts are continuing at the Lynnwood Transit Center. Sections of parking were closed for construction of the Lynnwood City Center light rail station and temporary replacement parking was opened. Fence lines will continue to shift to safely accommodate the necessary construction work,…

Construction alert: 200th St SW closures rescheduled for Oct. 30

Due to high winds on Saturday, Oct. 26, dismantling of the tower crane at the intersection of 200th Street Southwest and 68th Avenue West has been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. As a result, 200th Street Southwest will be closed between 68th Ave West and 66th Place…

Construction alert: Paving set for Oct. 24-25

As part of the 2019 Pavement Overlay Project, paving on 188th Street Southwest and 51st Place West is scheduled this week, beginning Thursday, Oct. 24, and continuing into Friday, Oct. 25. Residents and commuters should expect delays from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. as travel will be restricted to a single lane during these hours….

Nighttime lane closures of SB I-5 for light rail work planned Sept. 14

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor Sept. 14 will be implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on Interstate 5 from 220th Street Southwest to SR 104 for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction….

Scene in Lynnwood: Going, going, almost gone

Kathy Hashbarger captured the latest images of the Sears building demolition at Alderwood Mall Tuesday. As we reported last week, the site will become Avalon Alderwood — two, six-story multi-family apartment buildings with a total of 328 residential units, and retail on the ground floor.

Temporary lane markings near Larch Way and Poplar Way intersection fixed, county says

Temporary lane markings for a road construction project near Larch Way and Poplar Way have been corrected after causing confusion for drivers. The issue involved changes to regular and turning lanes that caused issues for residents who drive in the area. Snohomish County Public Works Department spokesperson Matt Phelps said county staff was alerted to…

Reminder: Nighttime lane closures of southbound I-5 near Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace this week

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor is implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on I-5 from 44th Avenue West to 220th Street Southwest for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction. Plan ahead, leave…

Sound Transit plans nighttime lane closures of southbound I-5 near Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor will be implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on I-5 from 44th Avenue West to 220th Street Southwest for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction. Plan ahead,…