Pop-Up Rain Barrel Sale in Lynnwood

Snohomish Conservation District up-cycles 55-gallon drums and converts them into rainwater harvesting tools. Rain barrels give you a ready supply of water for your garden and help reduce stormwater runoff. Boeing volunteers will be preparing barrels for a special pop-up rain barrel sale at Lowe’s in Lynnwood on Saturday, April 28th from 12 – 2…

212th Street Southwest construction finally finished

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski, MLT News The street construction on 212th Street Southwest that has caused traffic delays and commuter headaches between 44th and 52nd Avenues West in Mountlake Terrace is complete, according to officials in the city’s engineering department. The final step for the project’s completion was hanging a street sign on…

Cold weather leaves potholed roads in its wake

Your drive around Lynnwood has been a bit bumpier over the past couple of months. This winter’s cold and ice is taking a toll on area roads, and city leaders are trying to find the money to fix them. Some streets were hit especially hard – such as Alderwood Mall Parkway and 184th Street SW….

As snow turns to rain, concerns switch to urban flooding

With the snow still piled up alongside the road and more rain falling, city crews are switching their focus to preventing urban flooding. They’re working to clear storm drains so standing water doesn’t get a chance to collect. “We are running all five plows right now trying to clear gutter lines.  We have widespread ponding…

City leaders planning Lynnwood’s first roundabout

Some drivers love them, others hate them. But the city is planning to build its first roundabout. It’s part of a larger series of improvements being designed for a two mile stretch of 35th/36th Avenue W. between 179th Street SW and Highway 99 on the northern edge of Lynnwood. The city is teaming up with…

City leaders planning Lynnwood's first roundabout

Some drivers love them, others hate them. But the city is planning to build its first roundabout. It’s part of a larger series of improvements being designed for a two mile stretch of 35th/36th Avenue W. between 179th Street SW and Highway 99 on the northern edge of Lynnwood. The city is teaming up with…

New tool lets you report road problems online

A new Web-based tool lets Lynnwood residents report Public Works problems online. The new Cartegraph system allows users to report a variety of issues including drinking water, sewer flow, storm drainage, street debris, potholes, traffic signals and roadway signing.  You can even use the system just to ask a question. The Public Works and Information…

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…