westseattlebridge-work.jpg
WSDOT plans to close eastbound on-ramps from the West Seattle Bridge to I-5 all weekend for construction. (WSDOT image)

West Seattle Bridge connection to I-5 closed for weekend work

Getting out of West Seattle could be a bit tough this weekend, as crews plan to close the I-5 ramps from the West Seattle Bridge starting Friday night at 10 p.m

Check the latest traffic conditions

The Washington Department of Transportation is replacing four expansion joints and starting work on repairing some slabs of concrete.

"Right now the drive over these ramps is pretty bumpy especially at the points where the expansion joints come together and with new expansion joints you'll have a smoother ride," said WSDOT spokesperson Broch Bender.

Bender said with the Monday holiday, crews should be able to complete the project this weekend. The ramps are scheduled to reopen Tuesday morning at 5 a.m.


KIRO Radio Staff, Staff report
Straight from the newsdesk.
Top Stories

  • Beast is Back
    Marshawn Lynch strolled into the VMAC Thursday afternoon, ending a seven-day holdout

  • Blue Friday
    The Blues are back, and we've got some great places to catch their show
ATTENTION COMMENTERS: We've changed our comments, but want to keep you in the conversation.
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus
Sign up for breaking news e-mail alerts from MyNorthwest.com
In the community
Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.