about road closures and highway work schedules was issued August 3rd by
Washington State Dept. of Transportation.
closures of SR 529
drivers who use SR 529 Ebey Slough Bridge in Marysville should plan
delays as WSDOT bridge, maintenance and contractor crews will lift
approaches in order to create a smoother trip for drivers.
7, to the morning of Saturday,
All lanes of SR 529/State Avenue
over the Ebey Slough Bridge will be closed from 7 p.m. to
5 a.m. nightly, Aug.
from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. overnight
Friday, Aug. 11.
US Highway 2 work in
Sultan-Gold Bar areas now through Aug. 11
continues on two different projects on US 2 this week. In
the Sultan area,
travelers should plan for a work
zone nightly 9 p.m. Sunday,
Aug. 6 through 6
a.m. Friday, Aug.
Gold Bar and Skykomoish
daytime work continues from 7
a.m. to 7 p.m. on
this resurfacing project. Drivers
should expect up to an hour of delay if you need to
travel through these work zones.
I-5 paving in
takes a break on Monday August 8 due
to the Canada’s Civic
Holiday. Travelers can expect overnight work and ramp closures the rest
week on this paving project.
You can check out
the Snohomish County
page for the specific
Date set for third SR
9 – SR 204 open house
the WSDOT project team from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday,
Aug. 16 for a formal
presentation as they share the recommended preferred alternative
for improving congestion in
this busy area. The open house will be at Hillcrest Elementary School
in Lake Stevens.
few more days to prepare, SR 532 closes 8
p.m. Friday, Aug. 11
more reminder to those who live or plan to visit
Stanwood or Camano Island later this month. The highway closes just
east of the
Stanwood Haggen at milepost 6 at 8
p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 for
approximately two weeks.
nearby detour is available for passenger vehicles
but trucks, RV’s and others
with a wide turning radius need
to head up to Conway to get around the closure. Reminder to everyone
limits are lower on the detour routes.
Take home a piece of
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Be ferry prepared!
Petrich of the WSDOT went out to the coast recently and didn’t take the
advice she usually gives us. She didn’t
sailing schedules and ended up missing the final sailing for her
route and had to take a different one – leading to about two extra
travel at the end of the weekend.
So you don't make the same
Check your ferry schedules before
you go – you can
pick up a hard copy at the terminal in case you don’t get cell service
you are headed.
sure your phone is updated
with the latest software so you can easily access the WSDOT app and
it's ferry info.
Consider making a reservation if
your route offers
that ferry routes off the
Olympic Peninsula are crazy busy in the summer and things probably
calm until close to 10 p.m. on
if you’re lucky, the
ice cream shops near the ferry lines will stay open late to satisfy