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UPDATED: Traffic halted at I-5, SR 512 for oversize load

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on July 26, 2012 at 1:54 pm with No Comments »
July 26, 2012 2:01 pm

UPDATE as of 1:54 p.m. All lanes are now open. Backups extend to 56th Ave in Tacoma.

INITIAL POST: State troopers are slowing traffic on southbound Interstate 5 at state Route 512 in Lakewood to help with an oversize load, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The rolling slowdown started at 1:40 p.m. It’s unclear how long it will take.

WSDOT reports that all lanes are halted.

Residual backups are almost to 56th Ave in Tacoma.

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