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Category: State Route 512


CLEARED: Backups on eastbound SR 512 and northbound I-5 after wreck

A car wreck at eastbound state Route 512 and Portland Avenue East is causing a three-mile backup, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The crash, which happened about 3:15 p.m., is also causing a backup on northbound Interstate 5 from Bridgeport Way Southwest, department officials said.

Troopers are on the scene.

All lanes are open.


CLEARED: Crash causing backups on southbound I-5 and westbound SR 512 just north of Bridgeport Way

UPDATE as of 3:45 p.m.: All lanes are cleared, but a four-mile backup remains, according to the state Department of Transportation.

INITIAL POST: A crash that happened at 12:45 p.m. just north of Bridgeport Way on southbound Interstate 5 is causing mile-long backups on both southbound I-5 and state Route 512, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The two right lanes of southbound I-5 are blocked.

State Patrol troopers are at the scene.

Check back for updates.


CLEARED: WSDOT says crash on northbound I-5 by SR 512 causes backups as far as Bridgeport Way

A semi-car crash on northbound Interstate 5 just south of state Route 512 caused a 13-mile backup Monday afternoon and took three hours to clear.

The State Patrol said the crash happened about 3:30 p.m. when a car slowed to change lanes, which caused another car to slow and a semi to hit the vehicles. The cause was being investigated. Four people were injured, one seriously, the State Patrol said. The wreck was cleared by 6:30 p.m., at which point there was still about a 10-mile backup, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Overnight closure planned on interchange connecting I-5 to SR 512

All ramps connecting Interstate 5 to state Route 512 will close overnight Thursday while state Department of Transportation crews conduct surveys.

The closures will last from 10 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday.

Workers will first close the ramps from northbound I-5 to SR 512 and the ramps from both directions of SR 512 to northbound I-5. When that segment of work is complete, they will reopen the ramps to and from northbound I-5 and close on-ramps from both directions of SR 512 to southbound I-5.

Detours will be in place.