LOCAL NEWS

WSDOT announces several major weekend road closures

Jan 20, 2023, 6:25 AM | Updated: 6:43 am
closures...
People may have a hard time getting around this weekend after WSDOT announced several major routes would be closed. (Photo from WSDOT)
(Photo from WSDOT)

People may have a hard time getting around this weekend after WSDOT announced several major routes would be closed.

You will not be able to drive the floating bridge from Seattle to the Eastside starting overnight Saturday, as both directions of the SR-520 Bridge will be closed for a third weekend in a row. The closure will start 11 p.m. Saturday and go until 5 a.m. Monday.


The Mercer Street on-ramp to northbound Interstate 5 will also be closed beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, through 4 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23. Crews will be doing utility and drainage work and concrete structure demolition in the area.

The on-ramp will temporarily reopen for three hours at the end of the Kraken game Saturday to help people get out of the area.

Maintenance work on the Mount Baker Tunnel means all eastbound lanes of I-90 will close at 11 p.m. Friday but should be back open by 6 a.m. Saturday.

In Everett, only one lane of northbound I-5 will be open all weekend because of needed repairs in the other lanes.

Emergency repairs to close multiple I-5 lanes in Everett this weekend

Local News

flurries...
L.B. Gilbert

Snow flurries dust western WA but unlikely to continue

Temperatures dived low early this week, reminding Seattlites that despite any sunny weekend weather, it is still winter in the city.  
10 hours ago
This undated photo provided by the Grants Pass Police Department shows Benjamin Obadiah Foster. Fos...
Rio Yamat and Andrew Selsky, Associated Press

Oregon kidnap suspect previously released the day he arrived at prison

A man at the center of an intense police search in Oregon after a violent kidnapping last week was released from custody in October 2021 by Nevada prison officials on the same day he was transferred to the state's custody to serve a kidnapping sentence, authorities said Monday.
10 hours ago
TB...
Lisa Brooks

Tacoma woman with TB refuses treatment, health officials monitoring

A Tacoma woman has an active case of TB, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
10 hours ago
FILE - Military personnel watch as Air Force One, with President Donald Trump, aboard prepares to d...
Associated Press

Boeing bids farewell to an icon, delivers last 747 jumbo jet

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing bids farewell to an icon on Tuesday: It’s delivering its final 747 jumbo jet. Since its first flight in 1969, the giant yet graceful 747 has served as a cargo plane, a commercial aircraft capable of carrying nearly 500 passengers, a transport for NASA’s space shuttles, and the Air Force One […]
10 hours ago
seattle police...
Associated Press

Name of Seattle officer in crash that killed woman released

Police have released the name of a Seattle police officer who was responding to a medical call when his patrol SUV hit and killed a 23-year-old Jaahnavi Kandula last week in a city crosswalk.
10 hours ago
(Photo from KIRO 7)...
KIRO 7 News Staff

‘Flying to Forever Homes’ initiative brings dozens of at-risk, adoptable animals to Seattle area

A flight carrying some very precious cargo landed in Everett on Monday afternoon.
10 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

safety from crime...

As crime increases, our safety measures must too

It's easy to be accused of fearmongering regarding crime, but Seattle residents might have good reason to be concerned for their safety.
Comcast Ready for Business Fund...
Ilona Lohrey | President and CEO, GSBA

GSBA is closing the disparity gap with Ready for Business Fund

GSBA, Comcast, and other partners are working to address disparities in access to financial resources with the Ready for Business fund.
SHIBA WA...

Medicare open enrollment is here and SHIBA can help!

The SHIBA program – part of the Office of the Insurance Commissioner – is ready to help with your Medicare open enrollment decisions.
Lake Washington Windows...

Choosing Best Windows for Your Home

Lake Washington Windows and Doors is a local window dealer offering the exclusive Leak Armor installation.
Anacortes Christmas Tree...

Come one, come all! Food, Drink, and Coastal Christmas – Anacortes has it all!

Come celebrate Anacortes’ 11th annual Bier on the Pier! Bier on the Pier takes place on October 7th and 8th and features local ciders, food trucks and live music - not to mention the beautiful views of the Guemes Channel and backdrop of downtown Anacortes.
Swedish Cyberknife Treatment...

The revolutionary treatment of Swedish CyberKnife provides better quality of life for majority of patients

There are a wide variety of treatments options available for men with prostate cancer. One of the most technologically advanced treatment options in the Pacific Northwest is Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy using the CyberKnife platform at Swedish Medical Center.
WSDOT announces several major weekend road closures