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Category: WSDOT

March
21st

5 nighttime eastbound SR 16 closures planned starting tonight, end next Thursday

Eastbound state Route 16 will close at Union Avenue tonight at 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. Friday.

Signs will detour vehicles off SR 16 at Union Avenue, and will lead to Interstate 5.

SR 16 will also close from 12:30 to 5:30 a.m. Saturday, and from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. again starting Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The closures are part of the I-5/SR 16 Eastbound Nalley Valley project to replace the original section of eastbound SR 16 that went over Nalley Valley.

Crews will be doing girder setting work.

March
11th

CLEARED: Crash blocking lanes of southbound I-5 near 84th Street South

UPDATE as of 4:23 p.m. All lanes have been cleared, according to WSDOT.

INITIAL POST: An accident that happened about 4 p.m. at southbound Interstate 5 and 84th Street South is blocking the two right lanes of the freeway, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The State Patrol is on the scene.

Check back for updates.

Feb.
28th

Lanes of northbound I-5 blocked at Berkeley Street, WSDOT says

A crash on northbound Interstate 5 at Berkeley Street is blocking all lanes of the freeway, according to the state Department of Transportation. Traffic is being detoured off at Berkeley.

The crash happened at 11:30 p.m. State Patrol is on the scene.

Further information was not immediately available.

Feb.
17th

CLEARED: Crash blocking lanes of eastbound Tacoma Narrows bridge

UPDATE as of 5:08 p.m. All lanes have been cleared, according to WSDOT.

UPDATE as of 5:04 p.m. The left HOV lane is blocked, according to WSDOT.

INITIAL POST: A crash on the eastbound Tacoma Narrows bridge is blocking the two left lanes of the roadway, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The crash happened at 4:45 p.m. State Patrol and emergency responders are at the scene.

Further details were not immediately available. Check back for updates.

Feb.
6th

CLEARED: Crash on southbound I-5 at 54th Ave E in Fife causing backup

UPDATE as of 5 p.m. All lanes are cleared, according to WSDOT.

INITIAL POST: A crash on southbound Interstate 5 at 54th Street East in Fife is causing a backup, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The HOV lane is blocked, and emergency responders are on the scene, WSDOT officials said at 3:30 p.m.

The crash happened at 3:15 p.m.

Feb.
4th

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.

Jan.
30th

CLEARED: Eastbound SR 302 blocked at 118th Ave NW

UPDATE: All lanes are clear, according to WSDOT.

INITIAL POST: State Route 302 is blocked eastbound at 118th Avenue Northwest and a detour is in place, according to the state Department of Transportation.

A collision about 4:30 p.m. blocked the roadway, department officials said.

The State Patrol is on the scene.

Jan.
29th

Eastbound SR 16 to close overnight starting Sunday, South Center Street to close all weekend

South Center Street under the old Nalley Valley viaduct will be closed this weekend and part of state Route 16 will be shut down for several nights as crews continue to demolish the original roadway.

South Center Street between South Pine and Wilkeson streets will close at 9 p.m. Friday and will reopen 4:30 a.m. Monday. A detour will allow access to businesses near the viaduct from South Wilkeson Street.

All eastbound lanes of state Route 16 at Union Avenue and the Union Avenue on-ramp to eastbound state Route 16 will be closed from 12:30 to 7 a.m. Sunday.

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