Large brush fire leads to 14-mile backup

A quarter-mile-long brush fire along northbound I-5 north of Lynnwood triggered major delays Monday afternoon. Flames were first reported just after 2:30 p.m. Large plumes of smoke lingered over the highway for much of the evening commute, causing a 14-mile backup that stretched to Seattle’s University District. Northbound travel times approached two hours. Multiple lanes…

I-5 in Lynnwood to get new pavement

A smoother drive is coming soon a rough stretch of I-5 in Lynnwood. Starting Monday night, crews will begin repaving southbound I-5 that was ground down as part of the state’s I-5/196th Street braided ramp project. Drivers can expect closures of the ramps from 164th Street SW, 196th Street SW and I-405 to southbound I-5…

Closures on I-5 in Lynnwood for 196th Street pedestrian improvement project

Some closures of I-5 through Lynnwood are scheduled tonight and tomorrow as part of the pedestrian overpass project under construction along 196th Street SW: Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 at 196th will be closed from 8 p.m. tonight to 5 a.m. Tuesday. Up to three lanes of northbound I-5 at 196th will be…

I-5 off-ramp to 196th in Lynnwood closed Wednesday night

Drivers traveling southbound on I-5 through Lynnwood should plan for a full closure of the southbound I-5 off-ramp to  SR 524 (196th Street SW) on Wednesday, March 24. WSDOT will begin closing lanes at 9 p.m. and will reopen the ramp by 5 a.m. Drivers in the area are advised to exit early or allow extra…