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Archives: Nov. 2011


ALL CLEAR: Crash blocks two lanes of I-5 in Federal Way

A crash is blocking two lanes of northbound Interstate 5 in Federal Way, the state DOT reports this morning.

The left and HOV lanes at South 320th Street are blocked by the crash. The crash was reported shortly after 7 a.m.

Paramedics, firefighters and DOT crews are on the scene.

8:10 a.m. UPDATE: The left lane is no longer blocked. The crash still blocks the HOV lane.

8:20 a.m. UPDATE: The crash has been cleared and all lanes reopened, DOT reports.


ALL CLEAR: Collision blocking lanes on northbound I-5 in Tacoma

A collision on northbound Interstate 5 near the Tacoma Dome is creating backups, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The accident occurred at 5:30 p.m. and is blocking the two right lanes.

UPDATE: The accident has been cleared as of 6:30 p.m. although a two-mile backup remains, WSDOT reports.